The Resource Alexander C. and Samuel R. Downey scrapbooks

Alexander C. and Samuel R. Downey scrapbooks

Label
Alexander C. and Samuel R. Downey scrapbooks, 1870-1891
Title
Alexander C. and Samuel R. Downey scrapbooks
Inclusive dates
1870-1891
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists of a memorandum book and four scrapbooks. The memorandum book contains notes of Samuel Downey's business. Some of the pages have been pasted over with recipes from the newspaper. The scrapbooks contain clippings of interest to the Downeys, some of which pertain to the family and Alexander and Samuel individually. None of the clippings are arranged in chronological order
Biographical or historical data
  • Alexander Cummins Downey was born on September 10, 1817, in Hamilton County, Ohio. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Dearborn County, Indiana. Downey became president judge of the 3rd circuit in 1850. He held this post for two years before moving to the 1st circuit (1852-1858). Downey then resigned his post to return to the practice of law. In 1862, Downey was elected to the State Senate and served until 1866. In 1870, he was elected to the Indiana Supreme Court and served one six-year term. He died on March 26, 1898, in Rising Sun, Indiana.
  • Samuel Reed Downey, son of Alexander C. Downey, was born on May 26, 1847, in Rising Sun, Indiana. He practiced law in Rising Sun throughout his life. He died on February 3, 1893.
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1817-1898
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Downey, Alexander C.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1847-1893
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Downey, Samuel R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Downey, Alexander C.
  • Downey, Samuel R.
  • Indiana
  • Lawyers
  • Judges
  • Rising Sun (Ind.)
Label
Alexander C. and Samuel R. Downey scrapbooks
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/2464.htm
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552314
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Extent
5
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
volumes
Label
Alexander C. and Samuel R. Downey scrapbooks
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/2464.htm
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552314
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in Manuscript Reading Room.
Extent
5
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
volumes

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