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The Resource Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection

Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection

Label
Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection, 1932-1939
Title
Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection
Inclusive dates
1932-1939
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a report from Lucile Meisel in South Bend, Indiana in 1932 regarding that year's work of the organization and a scrapbook of newspaper articles ranging from 1932 to 1939 regarding the work of the organization and the lives and deaths of the Civil War veterans living locally
Biographical or historical data
The Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 was an auxiliary to the Auten Post No. 8 of The Grand Army of The Republic (G.A.R.), located in South Bend, Indiana. The Corps paid visits to sick and home-bound veterans, gave out fruit baskets at parties and holidays such as Thanksgiving as well as flags to new citizens, hosted banquets and luncheons for veterans, held monthly meetings, and placed flags on veterans' graves. The Corps celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1935. The Auten Post No. 8 of the G.A.R. in South Bend was the oldest G.A.R. post in Indiana, organized August 31, 1866 and named in honor of John Auten, a member of Company I, 9th Indiana Regiment, who was killed on July 10, 1861.Sources:Information found within the collection.The National Woman's Relief Corps. "Our Mission." Accessed September 9, 2015. http://suvcw.org/WRC/index.htm.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Women's Relief Corps (U.S.). Auten Corps No. 14 (South Bend, Ind.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grand Army of the Republic (U.S.)
  • Charities
  • Veterans
  • Patriotism
  • Veterans
  • Women
  • Indiana
  • United States
Label
Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S3275_Auten_Womens_Relief_Corps_No_14_Collection.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Julie A. Reid. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/10 by Edythe Huffman
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
17552284
Extent
0.03 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 donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924870251
  • (OCoLC)924870251
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, 1 volume
Label
Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S3275_Auten_Womens_Relief_Corps_No_14_Collection.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Julie A. Reid. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/10 by Edythe Huffman
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
17552284
Extent
0.03 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 donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924870251
  • (OCoLC)924870251
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, 1 volume

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