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COLLECTION Identifier: A/T945

Papers of Ellen O. Kraus, 1882-1916

Letters, 1882-1900, undated. Digital

Scope and Contents

Includes letters written to either Ellen "Ella" Kraus Turner or David Turner before their marriage from friends or family members. Topics include visiting family, home life, health of family members, and mutual friends. One letter is from David Turner to Ellen "Ella" Kraus Turner before their marriage.

Diaries, 1892-1916. Digital

Scope and Contents Includes three diaries written by Ellen "Ella" Kraus Turner. The first diary (1892-1893), contains entries about her health; teaching; university extension lectures; attending the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois; loneliness; unhappiness; and books read. The second and third diaries (1903-1909 and 1909-1916), chronicles Ellen "Ella" Kraus Turner's unhappy marriage to David Turner. Topics include the birth of their three children, daughter Lorene contracting polio,...