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Call Number/Catalog Number MS 0552
Title Hollerith family papers, 1880-1986. (MS 0552)
Additional identifier 9575
Collection Hollerith family papers
Object Name Manuscripts
Creator Hollerith family.|Hollerith, Charles, 1893-1972.|Hollerith, Herman, 1860-1929.|H
Description Chiefly personal papers, business records, and real estate and financial papers, of Hollerith's wife, Lucia Beverly Talcott Hollerith (1865-1944), and their three daughters, Lucia Beverly Hollerith (1891-1982), Nannie Talcott Hollerith (1898-1985), and Virginia Hollerith (1902-1994). Topics include daily life; business concerns; shopping; charitable associations; settlement of the estates of various family members; operation of the family's farm in Mathews County, Va.; management of rental properties in Washington, D.C., and Maryland; maintenance of the family's home in Georgetown; and the process of transferring the Georgetown home to an historic preservation easement. Other family members represented (though to a much lesser extent) are Herman Hollerith and his sons, Herman Hollerith, Jr. (1892-1976), Charles Hollerith (1893-1979), and Richard Hollerith (1900-1967).
Subjects Charities -- Washington (D.C.)
Decedents' estates -- Washington (D.C.)
Farms -- Virginia -- Mathews County.
Historic buildings -- Washington (D.C.)
Historic preservation -- Washington (D.C.)
Real estate management -- Maryland.
Real estate management -- Washington (D.C.)
Women -- Charitable contributions -- Washington (D.C.)
Women -- Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Date 1880-1986
Admin/Biographical History Family of Herman Hollerith (1860-1929), inventor of the punch card tabulation system.
People Hollerith Family
Hollerith, Charles, 1893-1972
Hollerith, Herman, 1860-1921
Dates of Creation 1880-1986
Early date 1880
Late date 1986
Extent 7.78 cubic ft.
Level of description Fonds
Finding Aids Finding aid in the repository.
Finding Aid ms0552.pdf