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The collection includes photos, photocopies of family biographies and photos, and a funeral card. The materials primarily relate to Berthenia M (Shook) Hanlen and her children.
Berthenia M. (Shook) Hanlon was born on the 7th of May 1842 in Green County, Wisconsin. She married John B. Hanlon (1842-1911) in 1868. Together they had seven children, and after moving several times, they eventually settled in Pittsburg, Kansas. Berthenia would pass away in 1904. There are some variations in the spelling of the last name Hanlon, some family members either changed the spelling of their last name or misspelled on the materials in the collection (Hanlen, Hanlin).
Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
.25 linear feet
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0341
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Hanlon Family Collection, 1898-1904" (2021). Finding Aids. 344.