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The Resource Cecil Beeson papers

Cecil Beeson papers

Label
Cecil Beeson papers, 1839-1972, undated
Title
Cecil Beeson papers
Inclusive dates
1839-1972, undated
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations in Blackford County, Indiana ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records
Biographical or historical data
Cecil Beeson, son of William Henry and Jenny Jinks Beeson, was born in Wabash Indiana on August 19, 1905. He is a twin to Claude Stuart Beeson. The family moved to Hartford City, Indiana, in 1911 following the death of Jenny Jinks Beeson. Beeson graduated from Hartford City High School. He married Hannah Catherine Sills on 19 August 1928. In 1938, Beeson married Cittie Pearl Helm of Adair County, Kentucky. He retired from the U S Postal Service in 1965 and then became deputy surveyor of Blackford County. He was an avid genealogist and was instrumental in opening the Blackford Historical Museum and Cecil Beeson Genealogical Library. Beeson died April 4, 1994. Oral History Transcript, September 1979 Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, April 7, 1994Ancestry Library. Indiana State Library. November 2011. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, Joseph M
  • Crannell, Almeron H
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Scholl family
  • Winders, Joseph
  • Blackford County Hospital (Blackford County, Ind.)
  • First Presbyterian Church (Hartford City, Ind.)
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Wabash High School (Ind.)
  • Church history
  • Church membership
  • Blackford County (Ind.)
  • Hartford City (Ind.)
  • Indiana
  • Millgrove (Ind.)
  • United States
  • Wabash (Ind.)
Label
Cecil Beeson papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/702
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2012/05/17 by Nikki Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/06/10 by Edythe Huffman
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
21087374
Extent
0.7 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 Mr. and Mrs. Cecil H. Beeson from 1966-1979.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990345407
  • (OCoLC)990345407
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, 1 oversize folder
Label
Cecil Beeson papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/702
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2012/05/17 by Nikki Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/06/10 by Edythe Huffman
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
21087374
Extent
0.7 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 Mr. and Mrs. Cecil H. Beeson from 1966-1979.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990345407
  • (OCoLC)990345407
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, 1 oversize folder

Library Locations

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

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