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Mrs. AD (Sarah Tillson) Hunt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA1146

Scope and Contents

The Mrs. AD Hunt papers date from 1884 to 1901 and measure 0.24 linear inches. The papers consist of a reminiscence written by Hunt titled "Early Social Lide In Humboldt County," which recalls everyday life in rural Iowa in the mid-nineteenth century. The papers also contian a brief biography of Hunt and additional speeches from the Old Settler's Association.


  • Creation: 1884 - 1901


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been retained by the donor.

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Biographical / Historical

Mrs. AD Hunt, born Sarah E. Tilson, came as a bride to Humboldt County, Iowa in October 1860. She lived with her husband in Humboldt County on 650 acres with their seven children. In 1894, Mrs. Hunt gave a speech about "Early Social Life in Humboldt County" to the Old Settler's Association.


0.25 linear inches

Language of Materials



Reminiscence of nineteenth century Humboldt County, Iowa.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers (donor no. 413) were donated by Pat Baker in 2007.

Emma Barton-Norris
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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