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Benjamin L. D'Ooge papers

 Collection
Identifier: 05.BD
Abstract The Benjamin L. D'Ooge papers contains publications, photographs, and biographical information related to professor and head of the Latin Department at Michigan State Normal School now known as Eastern Michigan University, Benjamin L. D'Ooge (1860-1940). D'Ooge was on faculty for fifty years, and the author of numerous textbooks for teaching Latin. He retired in 1936 and died in 1940. The collection includes genealogical and biographical material on D'Ooge and...
Dates: 1884 - 2007

Electa Jane (Jennie) Pease D’Ooge diaries and letters

 Collection
Identifier: 04.JD
Abstract Electa Jane (Jennie) Pease D'Ooge diaries and letters is an almost daily chronology from 1886-1937 of life in Ypsilanti, Michigan of the D'Ooge family. Electa Jane (Jennie) Pease was married to Benjamin D'Ooge the 25th of June 1885 and the couple moved to Ypsilanti, MI shortly after when Benjamin took a faculty position teaching Latin at the Michigan State Normal School. Chronicled in the diaries are the lives of the couples four children, Ida, Helen, Leonard,...
Dates: 1880 - 1920