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Family letters: 1979-1980.
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[January 4, 1979?]-[December 26, 1980?] (Authorship)
- Sommer family
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Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Also contains a copy of the last will and testament of Friederich Höpken. Friederich Höpken was Eduard Höpken’s brother and he lived in Brazil. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.
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Donated in 2017.
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A small selection of correspondence in this file was translated by Lori Heffner Straus in 2018.
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Described by NM in 2018.
Revised by NM in 2021.
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