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The Resource Anna E. Kruger papers

Anna E. Kruger papers

Label
Anna E. Kruger papers, 1931-1965
Title
Anna E. Kruger papers
Inclusive dates
1931-1965
Creator
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Creator
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes photocopies of an essay about William Bratton, a member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and later resident of Waynetown, Indiana, written by his great-granddaughter, Maud Bratton Chesterson, and read at the Daughters of 1812 meeting at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1931. The research for Mrs. Chesterson's article was done by Anna Kruger and the collection contains photocopies of Anna's essay on William Bratton (ca. 1930s) as well as her essay on the history of Waynetown that she read before the Pi Mu Research Club of Waynetown on February 19, 1947. Other items in the collection include a photocopy of an August 18, 1955 letter written to the Missouri Historical Society regarding William Bratton and photocopies of Miss Kruger's obituary and two memorial articles written upon her death on November 22, 1965
Biographical or historical data
Anna Elizabeth Marie Kruger lived most of her life in Montgomery County, Indiana. Born at Crawfordsville on April 20, 1886, she and her family later moved to Waynetown. Anna graduated from the Crawfordsville Business College in 1902 and worked as a stenographer in Indianapolis for 20 years before returning to Waynetown. She was a newspaper correspondent for several papers including the Indianapolis News, Crawfordsville Journal & Review, Lafayette Journal & Courier, and the Waynetown Despatch. She was an active member of her church and social clubs and was a noted local historian. Miss Kruger passed away at the age of 79 on November 22, 1965.Sources:Information found within collection."Anna Kruger, 79, Despatch Writer, Dies After Fall." Waynetown Despatch (IN), November 25, 1965.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1883-1950
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Chesterson, Maude Bratton
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1886-1965
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Kruger, Anna E.
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  • Bratton, William E
  • Kruger, Anna E
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Waynetown (Ind.)
Label
Anna E. Kruger papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2357
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/02/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/06 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
17542346
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Anna Kruger and others.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn978250826
  • (OCoLC)978250826
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Anna E. Kruger papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2357
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/02/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/06 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
17542346
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Anna Kruger and others.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn978250826
  • (OCoLC)978250826
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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