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The Resource Forrest L. Spencer collection

Forrest L. Spencer collection

Label
Forrest L. Spencer collection, 1840-1892
Title
Forrest L. Spencer collection
Inclusive dates
1840-1892
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892)
Biographical or historical data
When he was 79 years old, Forrest L. Spencer, 2905 South Van Asselt Court, Seattle, Washington, sent these letters to the Curator of History, Museum of Indiana. They were mailed on April 10, 1968. The following year, the Indiana State Museum donated the letters to the State Libary. These letters pertain to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families, who were related to Forrest Spencer.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailiff family
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bailiff family
  • Nelson family
  • Sturges family
  • Families
  • Military discharge
  • Weddings
  • Indiana
  • Jennings County (Ind.)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Forrest L. Spencer collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2792
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/01/19 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2017/01/19 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/27 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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
21070708
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 from the Indiana State Museum in 1969.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn984980448
  • (OCoLC)984980448
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
Forrest L. Spencer collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2792
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/01/19 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2017/01/19 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/27 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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
21070708
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 from the Indiana State Museum in 1969.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn984980448
  • (OCoLC)984980448
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

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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