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Archibald Shaw autobiography

Label
Archibald Shaw autobiography, undated
Title
Archibald Shaw autobiography
Inclusive dates
undated
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a 100-page copy of the "Autobiography of Archibald Shaw," ranging from 1765 to 1934, regarding his family history, including the names of Shaw, Rous, Fitch, and more
Biographical or historical data
Archibald Shaw was born on August 7, 1847, in Switzerland County, near Vevay, Indiana, to William and Linda (Rous) Shaw. He attended Indiana Asbury University in Greencastle, Indiana. He married Virginia "Jennie" Fitch, and the couple moved to Lawrenceburg, Indiana, near his wife's family. The couple had eight children, with only four surviving to adulthood. He worked as a farmer, merchant, postmaster, and editor and publisher of the Lawrenceburg Press.Archibald Shaw helped organize the Dearborn County Historical Society and wrote A History of Dearborn County. He died at the age of 93 at his daughter Ella's home in Helena Arkansas, on July 30, 1940, at the age of 93. He is buried at Greendale Cemetery in Dearborn County, Indiana. Sources: Information in the collection."Archibauld Shaw, 93, Oldest DePauw Alumnus, Lawrenceburg Native, Dies." Indianapolis Star, July 31, 1940, 5.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1847-1940
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Shaw, Archibald
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shaw, Archibald
  • Autobiographies
  • Journalists
  • Lawrenceburg (Ind.)
Label
Archibald Shaw autobiography
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2733
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/12/01 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/12/01 by Linda Gellert
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20900176
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a copied records transfer from the Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library on 1939/09.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn978251037
  • (OCoLC)978251037
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
Archibald Shaw autobiography
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2733
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/12/01 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/12/01 by Linda Gellert
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20900176
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a copied records transfer from the Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library on 1939/09.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn978251037
  • (OCoLC)978251037
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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