3/ 4 cubic foot
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the Richard
Theodore Boehm Papers as a gift of Richard Theodore Boehm, Columbus,
Ohio, in November 1975. Clara Ireland processed the collection in
Property rights: The Ohio ~ istorical Society owns the property
rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Mr. Boehm has dedicated such copyrights as he possesses
in these papers to the public. Consideration of all other copy-rights
is the responsibility of the author and publisher.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations
of the Ohio Bistorical Society.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite collection name,
collection number, and the Ohio Historical Society in all footnote
and bibliographic references.
Transfer: The following item was transferred to the audiovisual
department in November 1980; one cassette of an interview of Miss
Grace Kelton by Boehm ( re. Tod B. Galloway) on December 10, 1973.
Related material: A photocopy of Samuel Galloway's will, which
Mr. Boehm cites in his footnotes, is filed in MSS 58, box 1,
Biographical sketch: Richard Theodore Eoehm, born 1914, was a
graduate of Capital University and Ohio State University College
of Law. Boehm served as a Lt. Commander in the U. S. Naval
Reserves during World War I1 and the Korean Conflict. He lived
in Columbus, Ohio, and was a partner in the law firm of Boehm,
Rance, Prichett, Branter and Robinson. Boehm was a member of the
Columbus and American Bar associations and lectured on law at
Ohio State University and University of Cincinnati, Colleges of
Law. He was a member of the Ohio State University Alumni March-ing
Band. Boehm died in Columbus, Ohio, on December 8, 1980.
In 1974, Boehm wrote an article on Tod B. Galloway for Ohio
History. Boehm began his research on Galloway after seeing pic-tures
of Galloway as probate judge, and at the Maennerchor " along-side
my great uncle", and because Boehm knew Galloway was the
composer of the " Wiffenpoof Song."
Source: Richard Theodore Boehm Papers, MSS 491; Columbus Citizen-
Journal ~ ecember 10, 1980 ( Vol. 22, no. 27) p. 28.
Scope and content: The Richard Theodore Eoehm Papers date from
1920 to 1979 and occupy three- fourths c11h;- *--+ This is a
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