Annette P. Ward Papers
1/ 2 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the Annette P.
Ward Papers prior to 1951. Barbara Floyd processed the C O ~ ~ @ C -
tion in December 1983.
Proyerty rights: The Ohio Historical Society owns the property
rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Copyrights have not been dedicated to the public.
Consideration of the r e q u i r e m z s of copyright i s the responsi-b
i l i t y of the author and publisher.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations
of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: Researchers are requested to c i t e collection name,
collection number, and the Ohio Historical Society in a l l foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Transfers: Printed material was transferred to the library in
September and December 1983, and photographs to the audiovisual
collections in December 1983.
Biographical sketch: Annette Persis Ward was born ca. 1875 i n
Zanesville, Ohio, the daughter of Hubert C. and Jane Elizabeth
Parker Ward. She attended Putnam Seminary i n Zanesville u n t i l
the family moved to Granville, Ohio, in 1887, where she attended
the Granville Female College, graduating in 1892.
She studied a t the New England Conservatory of Music, the P r a t t
I n s t i t u t e of Library Science in New York, and The Ohio State ,
University before receiving a bachelor of a r t s degree from
Oberlin Colleqe. She l a t e r received a master of a r t s degree i n
library science from the University of Michigan.
Ward worked as a l i b r a r i a n f o r the Women's I n s t i t u t e of Yonkers,
New York; the Church of the Ascension, New York; the New York
Public Library; Columbia University; and Oberlin College. She
also served as librarian for the Western Reserve Historical
Society, Cleveland, Ohio, from 1909 t o 1914; and for Alma College,
Alma, Michigan, from 1919 to 1939.
Source: The Annette P, Ward Papers, MSS 835, the Ohio Historical
Society; and the Sturges Family Papers, MSS 539, the Ohio
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