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Eckhardt Monument Company (Tiffin, Ohio) - MS 395 mf

Introduction | Order of Microfilming


The records of the Eckhardt Monument Company, Tiffin, Ohio were transferred to the Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University for microfilming in December 1984, with the cooperation of Mr. Greg Smith, Fostoria Monument Company, Fostoria, Ohio, and Mrs. Rebecca Hill, Tiffin, Ohio. The collection consists of sixteen volumes of grave monument order records dating (with the first order) from June 1903 to August 1963. The monument order records include such information as name and address of the person ordering the monument, name and location of the cemetery, design (occasionally with drawings) of the monument and the writing requested which frequently includes the name, birth and death dates of the buried person. Total costs of the monument also are provided in the records.

No restrictions exist on the research use of this collection. This finding aid was prepared by Ann Bowers in December 1984.

Order of Microfilming

Roll 1

  1. Monument Order Record, June 1903-August 1912
  2. Monument Order Record, September 1912-April 1917
  3. Monument Order Record (includes names of those buried at Seneca County Infirmary), April 1917-June 1922
  4. Monument Order Record, June 1922-April 1926
  5. Monument Order Record, April 1926-March 1933
  6. Monument Order Record, April 1933-March 1937
  7. Monument Order Record, March 1937-February 1940
  8. Monument Order Record, February 1940-May 1943
  9. Monument Order Record, May 1943-March 1946
  10. Monument Order Record, March 1946-July 1948
  11. Monument Order Record, July 1948-December 1950
  12. Monument Order Record, December 1950-July 1953
  13. Monument Order Record, July 1953-August 1956
  14. Monument Order Record, August 1956-September 1959
  15. Monument Order Record, September 1959-May 1962
  16. Monument Order Record, May 1962-August 1963

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