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The Resource Addison C. Harris writings

Addison C. Harris writings

Label
Addison C. Harris writings, 1880-1894, undated
Title
Addison C. Harris writings
Inclusive dates
1880-1894, undated
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains a manuscript of Harris' account of the Quakers in the community where he was raised. He talks about their prosperity and his experiences attending the Quaker Meeting House and the Quaker school. He proceeds to discuss the founding and early history of the Quaker Church as well as Quaker beliefs. Also included are a pamphlet titled "Indiana" that also includes a map of the state and a memorandum brief submitted by Harris to the United States Circuit Court in the case of The Citizens' Street Railroad Company vs. The City Railway Company
Biographical or historical data
Addison Clay Harris was born on October 1, 1840, in Wayne County, Indiana. In 1865, Harris was admitted to bar and began a law partnership with John T. Dye, with whom he practiced for seventeen years. After his partnership with Dye dissolved, Harris practiced alone. From 1876 to 1880, Harris was a member of the Indiana State Senate. President McKinley named him minister to Austria-Hungary in 1899. He died on September 2, 1916, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1840-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Addison Clay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harris, Addison Clay
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Ambassadors
  • Quakers
  • Society of Friends
  • Railroads
  • Harris, Addison Clay
  • Ambassadors
  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Quakers
  • Railroads
  • Society of Friends
  • Indiana
  • United States
Label
Addison C. Harris writings
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2162
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552336
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Extent
1
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247211778
  • (OCoLC)247211778
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
folder
Label
Addison C. Harris writings
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2162
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552336
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Extent
1
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247211778
  • (OCoLC)247211778
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
folder

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