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Annette P. Ward Papers
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Provenance: The Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society acquired the Annette P.
Ward Papers p r i o r t o 1951. Barbara Floyd processed the collec-t
i o n i n December 1983.
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c o l l e c t i o n number, and the Ohio H i s t o r i c a l Society in a l l foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Transfers: Printed material was t r a n s f e r r e d to the l i b r a r y i n
September and December 1983, and photographs to the audiovisual
c o l l e c t i o n s in December 1983.
Biographical sketch: Annette P e r s i s 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 t o Granville, Ohio, i n 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 i n New York, and The Ohio S t a t e
University b e f o r e r e c e i v i n g a bachelor o f a r t s degree from
Oberlin College. She l a t e r received a master of a r t s degree i n
l i b r a r y science from the University o f Michigan.
Ward worked as a l i b r a r i a n f o r t h e 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
a l s o served a s l i b r a r i a n for the Western Reserve H i s t o r i c a l
Society, Cleveland, Ohio, from 1909 t o 1914; and for Alma College,
Alma, Michigan, from 1919 t o 1939.
Source: The Annette P. Ward Papers, MSS 835, the Ohio H i s t o r i c a l
Society; and t h e Sturges Family Papers, MSS 539, the Ohio
H i s t o r i c a l Society.
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