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Series I. Personal Documents and Ephemera, 1831-1956

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains personal documents, travel documents, awards, family papers, and ephemera collected by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Some of the items are from her travels in Europe during World War I.


Box 1
Folder 1 Rinehart, Wm. - The Remembrance - 1830, 1831-1837
  • Digitization in progress.
Folder 2 Rinehart family - personal papers, circa 1840, 1869
Folder 3 Hahnemann Medical College - receipts for S.M. Rinehart, 1889-1891
Folder 4 Cheer Up program, 1912
Folder 5 Board of Trade [U.K.] - Notices to Mariners. For "Foreign-going Ships", 1914
Folder 6 Campagne de 1914, Ruines d'Ypres - postcards, 1914
  • Digitization in progress.
Folder 7 German documents - prayer / hymn booklet for German soldiers and postcard to a German soldier, 1897, 1914
Folder 8 Mary Roberts Rinehart's travels in Europe during World War I - menus and other ephemera, 1915, 1918
Folder 9 Democratic National Convention - press ticket - St. Louis, Missouri, June 14, 1916
Folder 10 U.S. Department of State - special passport for Mary Roberts Rinehart, October 21, 1918
  • Digitization in progress.
Folder 11 The Palisades Manufacturing Company - The Army Doctor in War: His Duties and His Heroism,
Folder 12 16. Notebook: "CP Diary," 1918

Recovered from observation post during Mary Roberts Rinehart's tour of battle fields in France days after the end of World War I. Referenced in chapter 38 of My Story by Mary Roberts Rinehart.

  • Digitization in progress.

Box 32
Folder 1 Edgar Allen Poe Award and Pennsylvania Ambassador Citation, 1949, 1956
  • Digitization in progress.

Box 33
Folder 1 U.S. Department of State - passport issued to Rinehart family to travel to the West Indies and Central and South America, January 21, 1916
  • Digitization in progress.
Folder 2 U.S. War Office - commission of Stanley Marshall Rinehart to Officers' Reserve Corps of the Army of the United States, August 4, 1917
  • Digitization in progress.

Map-case 1
Drawer 7 Hahnemann Medical College - diploma of Stanley M. Rinehart, 1891