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The Resource Borden Family papers

Borden Family papers

Label
Borden Family papers, 1715-1902
Title
Borden Family papers
Inclusive dates
1715-1902
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains the of business papers of John Borden, stock certificates and receipts of the Borden Family. Also included are William W. Borden's letters, a scrapbook of notes and clippings of his geological work, and the papers of John M. Johnston, a Brookville, Franklin County judge. Johnston's papers include correspondence with Thomas A. Hendricks, Oliver P. Morton, Noah Noble, and James Whitcomb. Materials are grouped by type and arranged chronologically
Biographical or historical data
John Borden was born circa 1798 in Rhode Island. He was a blacksmith and a machinist by trade. In 1816, he moved to what would later become Wood Township in Clark County, Indiana. There Borden took up farming and became a prominent business owner. In 1822, Borden married Lydia Bellows of Massachusetts, born in 1798. In 1823, the couple had a son, William. John Borden died in November 1824, five months before the birth of his second son, John. Lydia Borden took over the business, a tavern, and was by all counts quite successful. William W. Borden was a farmer, geologist, and educator in New Providence, Clark County, Indiana. He was assistant to the Indiana State Geologist 1873-1876. He organized the Colorado mining firm of Borden, Tabor, & CO and established and directed the Borden Institute a college at New Providence.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borden (Family :
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Borden, William Wesley
  • Borden, John
  • Johnston, John M.
  • Hendricks, Thomas A.
  • Morton, Oliver P.
  • Noble, Noah
  • Whitcomb, James
  • Geologists
  • Stock certificates
  • Clark County (Ind.)
Label
Borden Family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/110
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
17554287
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 1 os folder
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247223063
  • (OCoLC)247223063
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
Label
Borden Family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/110
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
17554287
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 1 os folder
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247223063
  • (OCoLC)247223063
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

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