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Erastus Test letter

Label
Erastus Test letter, 1856
Title
Erastus Test letter
Inclusive dates
1856
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection comprises a letter from Erastus Test in Indiana to Ada Baldwin on July 26, 1856, mentioning how she had been missed in grammar class and other news about school
Biographical or historical data
Erastus Test was born November 12, 1836 to a Quaker couple in Indiana, Samuel and Hannah Test. He had five brothers, Josiah, William, Oliver, Rufus, and Zaccheus. Test taught school in Richmond, Indiana and simultaneously attained his B.S. (1863) and M.S. (1866) degrees from Earlham College, before earning an M.D. from the University of Michigan (1868). Test married Mary Taylor in August, 1868 He then taught science courses at Earlham College until retirement. Test died on April 21, 1917 and was buried at Earlham Cemetery in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana.Sources:Item in the collection.Earlham College. Who's Who Among Earlhamites. Richmond, IN: Earlham Postoffice, 1916. Accessed June 27, 2017. https://books.google.com.FindaGrave.com. "Erastus Test." Find a Grave Index. Accessed June 27, 2017. http://www.findagrave.com.Test, Erastus. Erastus Test to F.C. Test, April 24, 1870. Letter. "Correspondence Between Dr. F.C. Test and Dr. C.E. Test." Test Family Genealogy. Accessed June 27, 2017. http://testfamilygenealogy.com/Narratives/Indiana/Part_2_Letters.htm.Wiley, H. W. "The Preisdent's Address: Ye Shall Know Them by Their Fruits." In Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 1902, edited by Donaldson Bodine, 33-53. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, 1903.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1836-1917
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Test, Erastus
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  • Test, Erastus
  • Quakers
  • Teachers
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Teaching
  • Richmond (Ind.)
  • Wayne County (Ind.)
Label
Erastus Test letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2862
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/27 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
There is only one item in this collection.
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
21102348
Extent
0.01 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)on1000536392
  • (OCoLC)1000536392
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 folder
Label
Erastus Test letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2862
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/27 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
There is only one item in this collection.
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
21102348
Extent
0.01 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)on1000536392
  • (OCoLC)1000536392
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 folder

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