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Maud Miller Buxton Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.187

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Scope and Contents

Letters, legal and business documents, photographs and news clippings of Maud Miller Buxton and associated families of Miller, Buxton and Ditterick. Maud Miller was born in North Dakota and eventually moved to McMinnville, Oregon via Minnesota. Correspondence spans her early childhood through her marriage to Henry Thurston Buxton and Frank Ditterick. Most letters concern family news. Includes commencement invitations, marriage invitations and clippings of marriage announcements and obituaries. The photograph album appears to cover the 1920's. Loose photographs appear to be members of her family and are undated. A small group of letters to her father, Malcom Miller, is included.


  • Creation: 1891-1962
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1891-1947


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Biographical Information:

Maud Miller Buxton was born in North Dakota, daughter of Malcom Howard and Louise Pahl Miller.  She lived in Wisconsin and Perham, Minnesota before moving to Forest Grove, Oregon by 1904, where she was a servant in the Henry T. Buxton Family (1910 census).  She married Henry T. Buxton, who was almost 30 years older, by 1913 and Frank Ditterick by May 1946. She passed away in 1985 in Mcminnville Rest Home, Oregon.  Per the 1910 and 1930 census, she was a servant in private homes.


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Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in March 2011. Processing completed by Anne Johnson in September 2014.

Guide to the Maud Miller Buxton Family Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository