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The Resource G. Harvey Petty papers

G. Harvey Petty papers

Label
G. Harvey Petty papers, 1797-1979
Title
G. Harvey Petty papers
Inclusive dates
1797-1979
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes autographed family records; official documents; an autograph book and photographs from various sources in Indiana and the United States ranging from 1797-1939 regarding family history, and calligraphy and commercially printed material from G. Harvey Petty in Indianapolis, Indiana
Biographical or historical data
George Harvey Petty was born to Frank M. and Maggie Jane Edwards Petty on October 23, 1904 in Hendricks County. He had a brother, James. He was graduated from the Washington Township School of Henricks County in 1918 and served an apprenticeship with the Caldwell Printery in Indianapolis, Indiana. He began his career with the Typographic Service Company, also in Indianapolis, in 1927 and he continued there for 17 years. He married Mildred I. Blacketor on September 19, 1931 and they had one son, Donald. He moved to Colorado, then returned to Indianapolis, working with the Weimer Typesetting Company, interested in typography and calligraphy. He was the director of the Design Department at Rogers Typesetting Company. He won the top honor award at the Chicago Book Clinic in 1959. He lived in Franklin, Indiana in 1979. Information found within the collection."Petty, G. Harvey". 1940 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/04/20. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Petty [Puty], George H.". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/04/20. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Petty, G. Harvey". (1981) In Indiana uthors and their books, 1967-1980. (p. 302). Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. Print. ISLI 016.810 B219I SUPP. 1967-80
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petty, G. Harvey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clark family
  • Petty family
  • Calligraphy
  • Commercial art
  • Type and type-founding
  • Photographs
  • Franklin (Johnson County, Ind.)
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
Label
G. Harvey Petty papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/478
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/04/20 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/20 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in the following series:Series 1: Family documents, 1797-1939, undatedSeries 2: Calligraphy, 1904-1978, undatedSeries 3: Oversize documents, 1912-1979, undated
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
20398473
Extent
1.0 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 from G. Harvey Petty during August 1979.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910107333
  • (OCoLC)910107333
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 manuscript box, 1 oversize folder
Label
G. Harvey Petty papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/478
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/04/20 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/20 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in the following series:Series 1: Family documents, 1797-1939, undatedSeries 2: Calligraphy, 1904-1978, undatedSeries 3: Oversize documents, 1912-1979, undated
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
20398473
Extent
1.0 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 from G. Harvey Petty during August 1979.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910107333
  • (OCoLC)910107333
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 manuscript box, 1 oversize folder

Library Locations

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

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