Samuel Dickey Crothers Paper*
1 cubic foot
Provenance: James Oldham gave the Samuel Dickey Crothers Papers
to the Ohio Historical Society. Kay Weisman processed the
collection in July 1979.
Property rights: The Ohio Historical Society holds property
rights to this collection:
Copyright: Copyrights to the manuscripts in this collection have
- not been dedicated to the public. Consideration of the require-ments
of copyright is the responsibility of the author and
Access: Access to this collection is open under the rules and
regulations of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: A suggested citation to this collection is:
Samuel Dickey Crother's diary, July 13, 1904, Samuel Dickey
Crothers Papers ( MSS 206), Box 1, volume 10, Ohio Historical
Transfer: Four tintypes ( group portraits), a greeting card, and
a half- tone print of Robert C. Galbraith, Jr., were transferred
to the Audiovisual Department.
Biographical sketch: Biographical information on Samuel Dickey
Crothers is sparse. The son of Samuel Crothers ( 1783- 1856),
Samuel Dickey Crothers was born April 20, 1833, in Greenfield,
Ohio. He graduated from Center College in Kentucky in 1858 and
attended a theological seminary until 1861. He served as pastor
of the First Presbyterian Church in Greenfield from 1863 until
1900. He continued as Pastor Emeritus until his death in 1916.
Crothers and his wife, Mary Dunlap, had four sons.
Source: Elsie Johnson Ayres, Highland Pioneer Sketches and Family
Genealogies ( Springfield, Ohio: H. K. Skinner & Son, 1971),
pp. 62- 65.
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