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The Resource Edwin K. Steers papers

Edwin K. Steers papers

Label
Edwin K. Steers papers, 1930-1964, undated
Title
Edwin K. Steers papers
Inclusive dates
1930-1964, undated
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes legal papers, newspapers clippings, war correspondents' writings, photographs, event and campaign documents, badges and greeting cards from courts, newspapers, and political parties in Indiana, Illinois and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1930-1964
Biographical or historical data
Edwin Kemp Steers was the son of Edwin McMasters Stanton and Leila Edith (Kemp) Steers and was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 19, 1915. He had a sister, Pearl. He was graduated from Indiana University with an A.B. in 1935 and an LL.B. in 1937 from the Indiana University Law School. He was admitted to the bar and joined the firm of Steers, Klee, Jay and Sullivan in 1937. He married Dorothy J. Hamilton on June 15, 1939 in Marion County, Indiana and they had two daughters, Susan Jane and Sandra Lynn. During World War II, Steers enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving as an officer aboard a PT-510 and participated in the Normandy Invasion under the command of Commander John D. Buckley. After V.E. Day, he was assigned to the joint Army - Navy State Department War Crimes Office where he helped prepare indictments against Nazi war criminals. He then became a Special Prosecutor in the Office of the U.S. Chief of Counsel where he served as the American prosecutor in the Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp trial. He was a deputy Marion County prosecutor from 1940-1949 and served as Indiana State Attorney General from 1952 to 1964, returning to private practice at the firm of Steers, Klee, Sullivan and LeMay. He died Nov. 30, 1992 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.Sources:"Steers, Edwin K.". Indiana State Library. Indiana Division clipping file."Steers. Edwin Kemp". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/06/13. http://www.findagrave.com"Steers, Edwin Kemp". Web: Marion County, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Retrieved 2016/06/13. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Steers, Edwin Kemp". Who's Who in the Midwest, 1965-1966. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1966. Print.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1915-1992
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Steers, Edwin K.
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  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Illinois
  • Marion County (Ind.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Label
Edwin K. Steers papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/354
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/15 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/15 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
20664608
Extent
3.0 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954043859
  • (OCoLC)954043859
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
2 cubic foot boxes, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box
Label
Edwin K. Steers papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/354
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/15 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/15 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
20664608
Extent
3.0 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954043859
  • (OCoLC)954043859
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
2 cubic foot boxes, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box

Library Locations

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