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Scope and Contents The George Cather Ray Collection is largely comprised of the papers of George P. Cather, Frances (Franc) Smith Cather, and G. P. Cather. The George P. Cather materials include correspondence, family photographs, County Treasurer reports, land assessments, and estate information relating to his work as a land surveyor. The G. P. Cather items consist of correspondence, battle training notes, military orders, and commissions. The Franc Smith Cather materials consist mainly of correspondence with...
Dates: 1833-1933; Majority of material found in 1870-1922
Scope and Contents The George Cather Ray Collection Addition is largely comprised of the papers of George P. Cather and his grandson George Cather Ray. The George P. Cather materials include correspondence, documents relating to Webster County, such as treasurer reports and land assessments or purchases. There are selected materials created by Blanche Cather Ray, George P. Cather's daugther, which briefly document her school life. She also owned an autograph book in which there is an inscription from her cousin...
Dates: 1791-2003; 1873-1945