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Collection Ora Snyder Countryman collection
Title Ora Snyder Countryman collection
Accession number 05-23
Caption Family tree for Alfred N. Snyder.
Catalog Number 05-23Archive
Imagefile 013\0523Archive.JPG
Object Name Collection
People Snyder, Ora E. Countryman.
Scope & Content The Ora Snyder Countryman collection represents an Ashland, Ohio family who provided much support to Ashland College during the early 1900's. The Snyder family lived on a farm located north of Ashland during this time period. Several of the Snyder children attended Ashland College.

The family as represented in this collection was comprised of the following members: Alfred Nolan Snyder, Ross A. Snyder, Miles Jerome Snyder, Alma Leslie Snyder, Ora Ellen Snyder, Anna Eliza Johnson Snyder, Sallie Hostetler Snyder, Lloyd Snyder and Newel Leslie Snyder.

In 1914, the Ashland College Blarney Stone was presented to the freshman class from the farm of A. N. Snyder. In addition, Lloyd Snyder was an active commercial photographer who took many photographs. Some of his photos included early views of the Ashland campus as well as views taken in the Ashland County area.

The following files are found here:

Ashland College bulletin Nov. 1928
Ashland College campus view 1906
Ashland College class day exercises June 14, 1911
Ashland High School class of 1906
Class Day Exercises June 15, 1904
Correspondence 1936
The Echo 1937-yearbook Wilcox High School
First Brethren Church dedication-Ashland, Ohio May 23, 1906
First Methodist Church, Ashland, Ohio
Ashland College Philomathean Literary Society June 12, 1906
The Purple and Gold Nov. 1908
Scattered items
Scattered items
Miles J. Snyder
Ross A. Snyder
Digital files
Digital files

2 [shoe boxes] cabinet cards