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Carl Hugo Erbslöh Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS058

Scope and Contents

Collection of carbon copies of circular typed letters sent to members of the Erbslöh family. Carbon copies number consecutively from 23 to 64 with several missing. Carbon copies contain extracts and summaries from letters of family members, chiefly those serving in the German army and others who had emigrated to North America. The letters were composed by C[arl] Hugo Erbslöh.

Dates

  • 1915

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for access.

Biographical / Historical

C. Hugo Erbslöh, 1850-1938, was the son of the early German industrialist Carl Julius Erbslöh. In 1876 he founded a chemical wholesale business in Düsseldorf and subsequently purchased clay quarries in Geisenheim, west of Frankfurt. The company survives today as C.H. Erbsloh, a multinational industrial chemical supplier. Hugo Erbslöh was married to Adele Engels, a niece of Friedrich Engels.

Extent

.167 (1 half Hollinger box) Linear Feet

Title
Carl Hugo Erbslöh Correspondence, 1915
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Panciera
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

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