The Notestein Family Collection
1140 Beall Avenue
Wooster, OH 44691
This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs and publications of the Jonas O. Notestein family. The collection documents the lives of a scholarly American family living both here and abroad during the first half of the twentieth century. The correspondence spans both world wars.
Daughter Lucy Lilian Notestein (Class of 1911) is the author of "Wooster of the Middle West," the best history of the College of Wooster written to date. The collection includes her notes for the history, as well as several unpublished manuscripts. Son Frank B. Notestein (Class of 1908) was an internationally known geologist for the petroleum industry.