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The Resource Carpenter family collection

Carpenter family collection

Label
Carpenter family collection, 1887-1980s
Title
Carpenter family collection
Inclusive dates
1887-1980s
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes correspondence, telegrams, receipts, family photographs and newspaper clippings from Walter N. and Lizzie D. Carpenter in Indianapolis and Muncie, Indiana as well as Miami, Dade County, Florida ranging from 1887 to the 1980s.Also included are U.S. Department of Health publications regarding the control of infectious diseases and the role of women during World War I
Biographical or historical data
Walter Nathaniel Carpenter was born on September 7, 1865 to Edwin and Louisa H. Carpenter in Indianapolis, Indiana. He had two siblings: Carrie E. and Albert. Walter married Lizzie Dane Coburn on February 22, 1887 in Marion County, Indiana. Lizzie was born on February 22, 1865 to James Frederick Coburn and Lydia C. Lambert. In 1886, Lizzie was listed as a clerk in Indianapolis. The family lived in Woodruff Place, Indianapolis, Indiana. Walter and Lizzie had 5 children: Fred H., Paul C., Louise A., May, and Elanore C. Walter was a stenographer, typewriter and official reporter for the Delaware Circuit Court in Muncie, Indiana during the late 1880s and into the 1890s. In 1930, Walter was a reporter for the federal court system in Marion County, Indiana. Walter died on August 27, 1937 and Lizzie died on April 26, 1940. They are both buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1865-1940
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Carpenter, Lizzie D.
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Carpenter, Walter N., 1865-1937
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carpenter family
  • Quakers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Miami-Dade County (Fla.)
  • Florida
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Muncie (Ind.)
Label
Carpenter family collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/632
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/09/15 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2016/09/16 by Bethany Fiechter
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
20833692
Extent
0.3 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 James C. Orem on January 22, 2004. The items belonged to the Louise Carpenter Stanfield family of Woodruff Place, Indianapolis, Indiana.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965197873
  • (OCoLC)965197873
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 manuscript box
Label
Carpenter family collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/632
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/09/15 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2016/09/16 by Bethany Fiechter
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
20833692
Extent
0.3 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 James C. Orem on January 22, 2004. The items belonged to the Louise Carpenter Stanfield family of Woodruff Place, Indianapolis, Indiana.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965197873
  • (OCoLC)965197873
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 manuscript box

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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