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Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter

Label
Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter, 1886
Title
Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter
Inclusive dates
1886
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection comprises one photocopied letter from Benjamin Harrison in Washington, D.C. to Benjamin Franklin Stevens in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 20, 1886, regarding Harrison's political campaign and a request for Stevens' assistance with the campaign and with preventing voter fraud
Biographical or historical data
Benjamin Franklin Stevens was born in Ohio near present-day Sedamsville by the Ohio River on February 6, 1841. He arrived in Indiana with his parents by covered wagon in 1847 or 1848. They lived outside of Versailles by the Laughery Creek. He died in Dabney, Ripley County, Indiana. His great-grandson, Bryce Henderson Stevens, was head of the only line of descendants still living in Indiana in 1972 when he donated this letter.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1833-1901
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harrison, Benjamin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • Stevens, Benjamin Franklin
  • Elections
  • Politicians
  • Politicians
  • United States
Label
Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2814
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/02/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2017/02/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/27 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is one item.
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
21070714
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 donation from Bryce Henderson Stevens on 1972/11/09.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn984981035
  • (OCoLC)984981035
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
Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2814
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/02/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2017/02/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/27 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is one item.
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
21070714
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 donation from Bryce Henderson Stevens on 1972/11/09.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn984981035
  • (OCoLC)984981035
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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