Augusta and Charles Probst Papers
Identifier: AC 493
Scope and Content
Collection contains correspondence, expense books, and legal documents of Augusta and Charles Probst. It includes documentation of Augusta (Mecke) Probst's properties in Rüdershausen, Germany, and records of their Santa Fe, New Mexico, businesses. Miscellaneouls items include two 1940s photo negatives of a Santa Fe building
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Augusta Mecke was born 1862 in Rüdershausen in the Kingdom of Hanover. Upon the death of her father, her mother Catharina Mecke and her three children Ernest, Clara, and Augusta emigrated to New York City in the early 1870s. Clara married Andreas Kopp. Augusta married fellow German Charles Probst and settled in Santa Fe where they maintained a drugstore and a brewery. Augusta Probst's uncle August Kirchner went into business with them under the business name of "Probst and Kirchner." Augusta also became the executor of Clara and Andreas Kopp's minor children. Both Charles and Augusta Probst died in Santa Fe.
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- Guide to the Augusta and Charles Probst Papers, 1866-1940s
- Edited Full Draft
- © 2009
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- Finding aid is in English
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