MG 599 - Hoy Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains papers concerning several members of the Hoy family. They include:

Family correspondence, 1817 to 1920

A confirmation certificate in German issued 1881

School papers of Dorothy Hoy, 1908-1929, with sheet music for "Pennsylvania," a state song.

News clippings, notes of family history, a paper written by Dorothy Hoy Wasdovich, "F. H. Hoy: A Portrait," a photocopy of an article from the Harrisburg Telegraph, October 3, 1905, written by Francis H. Hoy, Sr. describing Harrisburg in the days of the Civil War, and family photos. A "real" postcard with the Hoy family photo was transferred to the Photo Archives (06289-O).

Date(s): 1817-1972

Extent: 4 folders, 20 enclosures