Annie Towert collection
MSTowe73

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Towert, Annie
Title
Annie Towert collection
ID
MSTowe73
Date [inclusive]
1883-1884
Extent
0.1 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
Annie Towert, a resident of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, worked as a housekeeper for the Hostetter Family. Sarah Hostetter was in lifelong contact with her cousin, Jane Addams. The Annie Towert Collection consists of correspondence, historical information about the Hostetter family, and published information about the community and environs of Mt. Carroll, Illinois.

Preferred Citation

Annie Towert collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

Annie Towert, a resident of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, worked as a housekeeper for the Hostetter Family. Sarah Hostetter was in lifelong contact with her cousin, Jane Addams.

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Scope and Contents

The Annie Towert collection consists of correspondence, historical information about the Hostetter family, and published information about the community and environs of Mt. Carroll, Illinois.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives March 2005

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Acquisition Information

This collection consists of copies of a portion of original materials loaned to the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1973 for the Jane Addams Papers Project. The original materials were returned to Annie Towert and later dispersed among her surviving relatives upon her death.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mount Carroll (Ill.).

Personal Name(s)

  • Hostetter, Sarah -- Correspondence
  • Towert, Annie -- Correspondence

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Annie Towert Collection 

Box Folder

Correspondence - Sarah Hostetter, 1883 

1 1

Correspondence - Sarah Hostetter, 1993 

1 2

Correspondence - Sarah Hostetter, 1884 

1 3

Correspondence - Sarah Hostetter, 1884 

1 4

Correspondence - Sarah Hostetter, 1884 

1 5

Family history, undated 

1 6

Historical information about Mt. Carroll, Illinois, undated 

1 7

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