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RG0901.AM:  Lucy V. Drexel



Autograph album:  1880-1885

Gibbon, Buffalo County, Nebraska:  Student

Size:  One item



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Omaha, Nebraska Territory, in 1861, Lucy Virginia Drexel was the daughter of Frederick and Christina (Lingner) Drexel.  She grew up in Omaha and then attended the Nebraska Baptist Seminary in Gibbon, Nebraska.  She married Henry G. Harte at Omaha, Nebraska, on September 10, 1891.  After Henry Harte’s death in 1934, Lucy lived with her daughter, Ruth (Harte) Eggerss, in Van Wert, Ohio.  Lucy (Drexel) Harte died in 1946.  She and Henry are buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Omaha, Nebraska.  The couple was survived by three daughters, Ruth (Harte) Eggerss, Margaret (Harte) Eldredge, and Virginia (Harte) Longwell.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of Lucy Drexel’s autograph album, 1880-1885, while she was at Nebraska Baptist Seminary, Gibbon, Nebraska. Autographs of friends and family are included.



INVENTORY



Autograph album, 1880-1885



 



Subject headings:



Autographs — Nebraska

Buffalo County (Nebraska) — History

Gibbon (Nebraska) — History

Harte, Lucy V. (Drexel), 1861-1946

Nebraska Baptist Seminary (Gibbon, Nebraska)



 



Revised TMM      10-03-2016; 04-02-2020