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The Resource Collection on William Henry Harrison

Collection on William Henry Harrison

Label
Collection on William Henry Harrison, 1804-1942
Title
Collection on William Henry Harrison
Inclusive dates
1804-1942
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists of photocopies and transcripts of letters, speeches, proclamations, and certificates as well as several originals covering the years of 1804 to 1828. The letters are those written both by and to Harrison during his time as Governor of the Indiana Territory. There are also biographical materials including an autobiography written in 1839. Photocopies of several songs written about William Henry Harrison round out the collection. Correspondents include: Thomas Todd, Albert Gallatin, Patrick Shields, Thomas Scott, William Eustis, George Hunt, and Robert Brent. This collection is organized chronologically
Biographical or historical data
William Henry Harrison was born in Berkeley, Virginia, on February 9, 1773, and died on April 4, 1841. He married Anna Tuthill Symmes, daughter of Judge John Cleves Symmes, on November 25, 1795. Harrison served in the U.S. Army in the Northwest Territory, Secretary of the Northwest Territory, Northwest Territory delegate to the U.S. Congress, and Governor of the Indiana Territory. He is perhaps best known for his participation in the Battle of Tippecanoe He was elected President of the United States in 1840.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harrison, William Henry
  • United States
  • Governors
  • Tippecanoe, Battle of, Ind., 1811
  • Northwest, Old
Label
Collection on William Henry Harrison
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2166
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552244
Extent
5
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247211101
  • (OCoLC)247211101
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
folders
Label
Collection on William Henry Harrison
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2166
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17552244
Extent
5
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247211101
  • (OCoLC)247211101
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.
Type of unit
folders

Library Locations

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

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