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Clara Sherick Correspondence

Identifier: 0017

Scope and Contents

This small collection contains letters written to Clara Sherick from 1890-1894, with the majority of the letters being sent while Sherrick was a student at Ohio Normal University. The bulk of the letters were from her parents and friends, and they provide insights into the day-to-day life of Sherrick and her correspondents.


  • Creation: 1890-1894


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Note: In compliance with University Policy 6.1 if the user is affiliated with a media organization, or if the intended outcome for archival work is create a product that wil be featured by the media, then the user should first contact ONU's Communication and Marketing Office to coordinate their archival research/media request.

Conditions Governing Use

Where applicable, copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Users are responsible for determining the appropriate use and reuse of materials.

Biographical Note

Clara Sherick lived in Richland County, Ohio prior to her enrolling at Ohio Normal University. Sherick attended ONU from 1890-1892, and took classes from the Teachers and Music course tracks.


.45 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The Clara Sherick Correspondence collection consists of letters writtern to Sherrick from 1890-1894. The majority of the letters were written to Sherrick while she was a student at Ohio Northern University (then Ohio Normal University), and provide insights into the day-to-day life of Sherrick and her correspondents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Clara Sherick Correspondence collection was donated to Ohio Northern University by Judy Hoover in September, 2020.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of select materials from this collection are available online at Digital Commons@ONU.


As an academic archives that strives to advance historical research and understanding of our shared histories, the ONU Archives is committed to preserving and making accessible original, historic materials. This commitment to preserving materials in an uncensored form means that collections may contain offensive text, images, or recordings.

Processing Information

The collection was processed in 2020 by ONU Archives student intern Lindy Holmes.

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Repository Details

Part of the Ohio Northern University Archives Repository

Heterick Memorial Library
525 South Main Street
Ada Ohio 45810 United States