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The Clara Stowe Letters consists of four letters from Clara F. Stowe to Elmere W. White (her future husband), from 1878 to 1881.
Clara Florence Stowe was born in 1859 in Lawrence, Kansas. Elmere Warren White was born in 1855 in Vermont and came to Kansas with his parents during his childhood. Clara and Elmere became acquainted and courted, marrying 1883. They had one daughter, Carolyn (1886-1979). For most of his life, Elmere worked as a rancher. In 1920 the family moved to Donna, Texas. Elmere died in 1937 and Clara in 1941.
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Size of Collection
0.1 linear feet
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 0352
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Stowe, Clara, collection, 1878-1881" (2021). Finding Aids. 351.