Johanna Rice van Outer family scrapbooks,

Abstract

The Johanna Rice van Outer scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, marriage certificates, birth certificates, death certificates, school certificates, a naturalization certificate, deeds, and wills pertaining to the van Outer family, 1884-1975.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Johanna Rice van Outer family scrapbooks,
Creator
Johanna Rice
Extent
0.25 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Subjects
van Outer family.
Lexington (Ky).
Clifton Park (Lexington, Ky.)
Domestic life -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Families -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Manners and customs -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged according to its original order from the albums.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Archives Staff and rearranged by Molly Kessinger in March 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The van Outer family moved from the Netherlands to the United States and they received their naturalization certificate in 1915; however they had been living in America for several years prior to that. The date of birth for Cornelis, the oldest son, is unknown. Johanna (van Outer) Rice was born in 1911. The van Outer family purchased their home at 425 Clifton Avenue in Lexington Kentucky in 1913. Henry, the youngest son, was born in 1915. Johanna van Dort van Outer (Johanna Rice's mother) died in 1919. Cornelis van Outer (Johanna Rice's father) remarried Miss Rose Lee Gebhardt in 1923 and had another son named Robert Earl van Outer in 1925. Robert died in 1928 at the age of three and Rose passed away in 1937. Cornelis van Outer died in 1975 at the age of 91. Johanna Rice passed away in 2006.
Scope and Content
The Johanna Rice van Outer scrapbooks contain photographs, newspaper clippings, marriage certificates, birth certificates, death certificates, school certificates, a naturalization certificate, deeds, and wills pertaining to the van Outer family. The materials pertain primarily to Johanna van Dort van Outer (Johanna Rice's mother), Cornelis van Outer (Johanna Rice's father), Cornelis van Outer (Oldest son), Johanna (van Outer) Rice, and Henry van Outer (Youngest son). The family lived in the Clifton Park neighborhood which is the area that the Young Library (University of Kentucky) is now located. The content came from one small scrap book which contained newspaper clippings and items #1-30; and 1 large scrap book which contained everything from item #31 forward. The photographs are casual snapshots of the family and their life. The descriptions contained within quotation marks were taken directly from the pictures.

Contents of the Collection

Newspaper clippings from small photo album about the Clifton Neighborhood

  • Box 1, folder 1
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"Mama, Sopie, Cor 1912" in front of house circa 1912

  • Box 2, item 1
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Two men in yard; drinking, smoking, and sitting in lawn chairs

  • Box 2, item 2
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"Snowball, Cor, Sopie, Papa 1914" by pond circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 3
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"Cor, Mama, Sopie Clifton Pond 1914" circa 1914

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"1918" baptism in pond circa 1918

  • Box 2, item 5
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"1919" baptism in pond circa 1919

  • Box 2, item 6
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"Mier, Lewis, Barker" field behind house

  • Box 2, item 7
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field behind house, small child

  • Box 2, item 8
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"C. Park" on front of picture, "Clifton Park 1936" on back of picture, snow circa 1936

  • Box 2, item 9
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appears to be Clifton Park with snow

  • Box 2, item 10
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appears to be Clifton Park with snow and a person in the background

  • Box 2, item 11
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boy and dog playing in the snow

  • Box 2, item 12
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appears to be same boy and dog as in in item #13 playing in the snow

  • Box 2, item 13
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child on tricycle on side walk

  • Box 2, item 14
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"Sopie, Cor, Papa 1914" in the yard, papa is using a shovel circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 15
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"Sopie, Mama, Henry, Cor 1915" outside by porch, all appear to be dressed up circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 16
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man outside in snow with shovel in front of house

  • Box 2, item 17
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snow covered house

  • Box 2, item 18
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"Papa 1918" on scaffolding working on the house circa 1918

  • Box 2, item 19
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house with man on eh porch, child, tricycle, and dog in the yard

  • Box 2, item 20
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"1918" man on roof, working on house circa 1918

  • Box 2, item 21
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young boy dressed as a cowboy and a dog

  • Box 2, item 22
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"Pop's backyard 425 Clifton"

  • Box 2, item 23
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man and a boy outside by well

  • Box 2, item 24
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house and yard

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boy and a man sitting outside a gate

  • Box 2, item 26
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man working in yard

  • Box 2, item 27
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"Back row: Jane Kemper, K? Hicks, Nina Washington, Johanna van Outer. Front row: Joe Kemper, Norwood?, Henry van Outer (Betsy-the dog), Cornelius van Outer, Elise Bea? 425 Clifton Ave. 1921?" circa 1921

  • Box 2, item 28
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"C.S. van Outer 1912?" man on bicycle circa 1912

  • Box 2, item 29
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"Papa, Cor, Mr. Barker 1911" with a horse and wagon circa 1911

  • Box 2, item 30
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(From this point forward all items came from the large photo album) 2 certificates that are written in German

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Certificate to Cornelis Sta van Uiter written in German with an English translation "This certificate is given to Cornelis Sta van Uiter an attendant of an elementary school and upon his leaving his completed tenure has shown a satisfactory scholarship at all time to his teachers. They are hoping that this certificate may be an urging for him to continue to go on as shown in his class rooms."

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Certificate in German with a numbered card "4304. Vier Duizend Drie Honderd Vier." that corresponds to the number on the certificate

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Certificate in German

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Certificate in German

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Certificate in German

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Marriage Certificate "This is to certify that on the 3rd day of September 1908 the rites of matrimony were legally solemnized by me between Cornelis Sta van Uiter and Johanna Jacob Hendrika Van Dort at Lexington, KY in the county of Fayette in the presence of C.L. Williamson and [?] and John [?]. Signed [?]. 1908

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"Papa, Cor, Mr. Barker 1911" with a horse and wagon circa 1911

  • Box 2, item 31
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"Papa, Cor, Mr. Barker 1911" with a horse and wagon circa 1911

  • Box 2, item 32
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"Papa, Cor, Mr. Barker 1911" with a horse and wagon circa 1911

  • Box 2, item 33
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"Mama, Cor, Papa" outside in lawn, Mama is in the doorway

  • Box 2, item 34
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"Mama, Cor Backyard 1911" circa 1911

  • Box 2, item 35
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"Mama, Sopie, Cor 1912" in front of house circa 1912

  • Box 2, item 36
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"Cor, Mama, Sopie 1912" circa 1912

  • Box 2, item 37
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"Mama, Sopie 1912" circa 1912

  • Box 2, item 38
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"Cor, Sopie, Mama 1912" outside by porch circa 1912

  • Box 2, item 39
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"Cor, Papa, Sopie 1913" sitting on porch steps circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 40
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"Cor, Sopie 1913" outside standing in wagon circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 41
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"Cor, Mama, Sopie 1914" Cor is sitting in a wagon circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 42
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"Mama, Sopie, Cor 1914" on side walk in front house, Sopie is pushing a baby carriage circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 43
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two children outside with chickens

  • Box 2, item 44
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"Cor, Anna Smits, Sopie, Bill and Jan Smits, Mama 1914" circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 45
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"Papa, Bill Smits, Jan Smits 1914" sitting around table outside in yard near porch circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 46
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"Joe Smits, Bill Smits, Papa, Anna Smits, Sopie, Cor, Mama 1914" circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 47
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"Jan Smits, Cor, Mama, Sopie 1913" circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 48
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"Cor, Sopi, 1913" standing near porch steps circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 49
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"Papa, Cor, Mama, Sopie 1913" circa 1913

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"Jan Smits, Cor, Mama, Sopie 1913" circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 51
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"Jan Smits, Cor, Mama, Sopie 1913" circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 52
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"Papa, Sopie, Cor, Bill Smits 1913" circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 53
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"Papa, Cor, Mama, Sopie 1913" circa 1913

  • Box 2, item 54
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"Bill, Joe, Jan Smits, Mama, Cor, Sopie, Anna Smits 1914" sitting on porch steps circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 55
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"Joe Smits, Mama, Bill Smits, Anna Smits, Sopie, Cor, Jan Smits 1914" circa 1914

  • Box 2, item 56
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"Sopie, Cor, Mama, Henry 1915" on porch circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 57
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"Cor, Sopie 1915" sitting on bench in yard circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 58
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"Sopie, Papa, Henry, Cor 1915" circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 59
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"Papa, Henry 1915" circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 60
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"Mama, Henry 1915" circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 61
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"Papa, Henry 1915" circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 62
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"Mama, Henry 1916" circa 1916

  • Box 2, item 63
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"Sopie, Mama, Henry 1915" circa 1915

  • Box 2, item 64
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Certificate of Naturalization for Cornelis Sta van Outer, Johanna Jacoba Hendrika (Van Dort) van Outer, Cornelius Sta can Outer, Johanna Sta can Outer, Henry Sta can Outer. September 27, 1915. 1915

  • Box 1, folder 9
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1916" sitting outside with a dog circa 1916

  • Box 2, item 65
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1916" circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 66
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1916" sitting on lawn circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 67
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1916" standing on lawn circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 68
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"Joe Smits, Cor, Mama, Sopie, [?] Smits, Henry 1916" circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 69
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"Nina Washington, Henry, Cor 1916" circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 70
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1917" sitting on lawn holding dogs circa 1917

  • Box 3, item 71
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"Henry 1917" sitting on lawn holding a puppy circa 1917

  • Box 3, item 72
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"Mama, Henry 1917" circa 1917

  • Box 3, item 73
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor, Mama 1917" circa 1917

  • Box 3, item 74
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"Cor, Henry, Sopie, Mama 1917" circa 1917

  • Box 3, item 75
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"Henry 1917" circa 1917

  • Box 3, item 76
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1918" circa 1918

  • Box 3, item 77
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"Papa 1918" on a bicycle circa 1918

  • Box 3, item 78
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"Papa, Cor, Sopie 1918" Cor and Sopie are on a swing circa 1918

  • Box 3, item 79
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"Sopie 1916" on a swing; appears to be the same day as Item #79 which is label as 1918 circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 80
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"Sopie 1916" on a swing; appears to be the same day as Item #79 which is label as 1918 circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 81
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"Sopie 1916" on a swing; appears to be the same day as Item #79 which is label as 1918 circa 1916

  • Box 3, item 82
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"1918" man on roof, working on house circa 1918

  • Box 3, item 83
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"Cor, Sopie, Mr. Stackhouse, Papa 1918" circa 1918

  • Box 3, item 84
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"Cor, Sopie, Henry 1918" standing with several potted plants circa 1918

  • Box 3, item 85
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"Henry, Sopie, Cor 1919" at cemetery, putting flowers on a grave circa 1919

  • Box 3, item 86
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Receipts from the Lexington Cemetery Co. "July 6, 1919 Received 21 dollars, from Mr. W.R. Milward being for single grave no. 30 in section C1 lot N and opening and closing grave in which the remains of Mrs. Johanna van D. van Outer were this day interred July 6, 1919 Lexington, Cemetery Company." ; Receipt from W.R. Milward, Dr. Funeral Director and Embalmer that was paid March 22, 1919 1919

  • Box 1, folder 10
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1919" at cemetery circa 1919

  • Box 3, item 87
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"Papa 1921" standing next to car circa 1921

  • Box 3, item 88
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1921" standing on lawn circa 1921

  • Box 3, item 89
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"Cor, Papa, Sopie, Henry 1921" Sopie and Henry are sitting in chairs circa 1921

  • Box 3, item 90
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"Sopie, Cor, Henry 1923" standing next to a car circa 1923

  • Box 3, item 91
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"Sopie, Cor, Joe Kemper, Henry 1922" circa 1922

  • Box 3, item 92
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"Sopie, Cor, Joe Kemper, Henry 1922" circa 1922

  • Box 3, item 93
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"Cor, Henry, Papa, ?, Sopie 1922" circa 1922

  • Box 3, item 94
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"Papa 1922" sitting in the car circa 1922

  • Box 3, item 95
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"Sopie and 'Roger' 1924" circa 1924

  • Box 3, item 96
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"Sopie, Henry, Cor 1925" circa 1925

  • Box 3, item 97
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"Papa, Mr. Kloosterman 1922" standing by a tree with guns circa 1922

  • Box 3, item 98
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"Sopie 1923" holding a rabbit circa 1923

  • Box 3, item 99
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"Mr. Kloosterman, Papa 1923" sitting on a bench circa 1923

  • Box 3, item 100
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"Papa and Horse Van 1925" circa 1925

  • Box 3, item 101
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"Papa 1925" circa 1925

  • Box 3, item 102
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"Mary Kloosterman, Fannie K., Sopie, Henry, John K., Cor 1923" circa 1923

  • Box 3, item 103
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"Horse van Papa built for Bradly 1925" circa 1925

  • Box 3, item 104
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"Horse van Papa built for Bradly 1925" door open with the ramp down circa 1925

  • Box 3, item 105
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"Papa, Henry, Rose, Bobby, Eliz. Gebhardt 1926" circa 1926

  • Box 3, item 106
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Registration cards for Cornelis Sta van Outer 1918. Handmade valentine card to Papa from Johanna

  • Box 1, folder 11
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A will September 18, 1937 ; a $10 bill from 1934; a newspaper clipping about the death and funeral of Robert van Outer; a newspaper clipping January 23, 1953 "Attack Fatal to Dr. Bullock , Prominent Retired Surgeon" 1934-1953

  • Box 1, folder 12
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Transfer of grounds in the Lexington Cemetery from Mary M. Young to Cornelis S. can Outer and Mrs. Rose G. van Outer on December 6, 1928. circa 1928

  • Box 1, folder 13
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Photograph of an unidentified building

  • Box 1, folder 14
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Christmas card from C. S. van Outer 1973. circa 1973

  • Box 1, folder 15
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American Medical Association stationary that is blank

  • Box 1, folder 16
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Deed and contract between Jan Smits and Cornelis Sta van Uiter and Johanna J.H. Sta can Uiter on June 2, 1913. circa 1913

  • Box 1, folder 17
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Marriage Certificate for Cornelis S. van Outer and Miss Rose Lee Gebhardt on August 20, 1923. Birth Certificate for Robert Earl van Outer on June 13, 1925. circa 1923, 1925

  • Box 1, folder 18
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Arrangements for the Funeral of Mrs. Rose G. van Outer September 5, 1937, and receipt for funeral from W.R. Milward Lexington, KY. circa 1937

  • Box 1, folder 19
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Receipt for the Funeral of Cornelis S. van Outer Feb. 12, 1975, W.R. Milward Funeral Directors circa 1975

  • Box 1, folder 20
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Information regarding payments in relation to death of Cornelius van Outer 1975 circa 1975

  • Box 1, folder 21
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Copy of Cornelis S. van Outer's Certificate of Death; copy of obituary published in the Lexington Leader; Last Will and Testament of Cornelis S. van Outer

  • Box 1, folder 22
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Pocket note/ memo books; includes addresses and other notes

  • Box 1, folder 23
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