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The Resource Beck Family papers

Beck Family papers

Label
Beck Family papers, 1827-1899
Title
Beck Family papers
Inclusive dates
1827-1899
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains correspondence written by Elias W. H. Beck to his wife and father-in-law Samuel Milroy during the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. Also included are letters written from Walter Beck to Frances Keith during the Philippine Insurrections; Beck's photography from the Philippines and Japan is also included
Biographical or historical data
Elias W. H. Beck was born in 1822 and worked as a physician. He served as a surgeon with the 1st Indiana Regiment in Texas and Mexico during the Mexican-American War and was also a surgeon with the 3rd Indiana Calvary Regiment and U.S. Army of the Potomac in Virginia and Maryland during the Civil War. He married Frances Milroy on October 28, 1848. Elias W. H. Beck died on October 1, 1888. Walter Beck was born about 1872. He was the son of Elias W.H. Beck and Francis Milroy. He served as a physician with the 13th Minnesota Infantry Regiment during the Philippine insurrections.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Beck Family
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beck, Elias W. H
  • Beck, Walter M
  • Beck, Frances Milroy
  • Milroy, Samuel
  • Milroy, Robert
  • Keith, Florence
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • United States
  • Philippines
Label
Beck Family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/235
Instantiates
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
17554286
Extent
2 manuscripts boxes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Mildred Knight Richardson
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247222703
  • (OCoLC)247222703
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Label
Beck Family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/235
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
17554286
Extent
2 manuscripts boxes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Mildred Knight Richardson
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247222703
  • (OCoLC)247222703
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.

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