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Title: Lyness Family Papers

Dates: 1886-1946

Collection Number: 10959

Quantity: 2 feet

Abstract: Consists of transcriptions of the diaries of Sarah Lyness and of Sarah’s daughter, Ida Lyness Lloyd, a variety of certificates of Chester Lyness, Marion Lyness (Eldredge), Nora Marie Link (mother of Marian), and Hazel Irene Lyness (daughter of George Lyness).

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Lyness Family Papers from Marion (Lyness) Eldredge in 2006. She donated additional material in 2009. Emily Ergen prepared the inventory for the collection in October 2009.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

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BOX/FOLDER INVENTORY


BOX 1

1 Sarah Lyness diary, 1886-1887
2 Sarah Lyness diary, 1889
3 Sarah Lyness diary, 1890
4 Sarah Lyness diary, January-September 1891
5 Sarah Lyness diary, October-December 1891 and January-September 24, 1892
6 Ida Lyness Lloyd diary, 1883
7 Ida Lyness Lloyd diary, 1890
8 Ida Lyness Lloyd diary, 1891
9 Ida Lyness Lloyd diary, 1904-1905
10 Fessenden High School Graduation certificate for Chester Lyness, class of 1922
11 Certificate - Nora Marie Link, State of North Dakota Department of Education, Special certificate of qualification with authority to teach Primary Work, September 22, 1923
12 War Production Board Certificate of merit for war effort of collection of waste paper, Marion Lyness, October 18, 1944
13 Photograph - Alma Mehus (sister of Belle Mehus) at birthday party of Nora Link (mother of Marion Lyman Eldredge), taken in Brinsmade, North Dakota, c. 1912

BOX 2

1 Sarah Lyness diary transcription, 1886
2 Sarah Lyness diary transcription, 1887
3 Sarah Lyness diary transcription, 1889
4 Sarah Lyness diary transcription, 1890
5 Sarah Lyness diary transcription, 1891
6 Sarah Lyness diary transcription, 1892
LOOSE (IN FOLDER)
Selective Service Document reorganizing service – Lee Lyness one year of service, n.d.
Selective Service Document reorganizing service – Lee Lyness two years of service, n.d.
Selective Service Document reorganizing service – Lee Lyness three years of service, n.d.
Selective Service Document reorganizing service – Lee Lyness recognition of service, October 21, 1946
High School Graduation Certificate – Hazel Irene Lyness, Fessenden High School Graduation, June 2, 1916
High School Graduation Certificate – Leland Lyness (Lee), Fessenden High School Graduation, June 20, 1918
High School Graduation Certificate – Nora Marie Link, Brinsmade High School Graduation, June 27, 1919
Certificate – Marion Elsie Lyness, Minot State Normal School, June 22, 1915
Certificate – Marion Elsie Lyness, University of North Dakota, Two Year Education Curriculum, June 20, 1917
Certificate – Marion Elsie Lyness, University of North Dakota, Second Grade Professional, December 4, 1919
Certificate – Nora Marie Link, Valley City State Normal, 1921
Marriage Certificate – Clemens Ambrose Henn and Hazel Irene Lyness, of Minot, married at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Fessenden, September 9, 1944

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