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The Resource Collection of papers

Collection of papers

Label
Collection of papers, 1857-1942
Title
Collection of papers
Inclusive dates
1857-1942
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chiefly account books and other financial records of Roman Oehler (1841-1920), a German immigrant, including account books (1875-1900) for his jewelry store in Indianapolis; accounts (1895-1929) for Senate Hotel and other rental properties in Indianapolis and Greenwood, Ind., managed by Oehler and his family; personal and family accounts (1879-1925); and papers (1872-1879) relating to purchases of property; together with papers and accounts of Alexander M. Hannah (1821-1895), farmer, of Marion County, Ind., including his farm account books (1857-1888), other accounts and receipts (1860-1895), and letters (1884-1888) from Ingram Fletcher regarding land speculation in Orlando, Fla.; and account books of Virginia Avenue Building and Loan Association, Indianapolis (1873-1927), and Southport and Indianapolis Gravel Road Company (1860-1888)
Biographical or historical data
Romena Oehler, daughter of Civil War veteran Roman Oehler, lived in Indianapolis and Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana most of her life. Romena married Marion G. Elder, who was an Indianapolis florist. Romena owned a jewelry store and managed property in Indianapolis and Greenwood. Her family home, which she later became owner of until 1962, was the Hanna-Oehler-Elder home that was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The house is located at the intersection of Hannah Ave. and South Meridian St. Hannah Ave. is named the original property owner Alexander Hannah, former member of the Indiana General Assembly.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Elder, Romena O
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1821-1895
  • 1841-1920
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hannah, Alexander M.
  • Oehler family
  • Oehler, Roman
  • Senate Hotel (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Southport and Indianapolis Gravel Road Company
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  • Businessmen
  • Building management
  • Farms
  • German Americans
  • Hotels
  • Jewelry stores
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate management
  • Real property
  • Rent
  • Gravel roads
  • Road construction industry
  • Savings and loan associations
  • Fletcher, Ingram
Label
Collection of papers
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
17537738
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 26 volumes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Romena Elder
Lccn
91798725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28417390
  • (OCoLC)28417390
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, 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
Collection of papers
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
17537738
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 26 volumes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Romena Elder
Lccn
91798725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28417390
  • (OCoLC)28417390
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, 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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