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Gaskins family papers

Label
Gaskins family papers, 1864-1932
Title
Gaskins family papers
Inclusive dates
1864-1932
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains the papers of the Gaskin family of Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana. Included are letters from Anna Sage of Gosport, Indiana to her fiance and future husband, Tobe A. Gaskins, while he lived in Weldon, Illinois, Indianapolis and Ellettsville (1909-1910); family letters and postcards, a baby announcement, and letters from soldiers serving during World War I (1911-1926); documents about family land holdings in Monroe County (1879-1892); a pocket diary (1908-1932); and a ledger book (1918-1924) containing the constitution, minutes, and accounts of the Valley Exchange Telephone Company that was organized by the farmers of Washington, Bloomington, and Bean Blossom Townships in Monroe County
Biographical or historical data
The Gaskins were a pioneering Indiana farm family. Charles Wesley Gaskins (1855-1942) was born in Monroe County, Indiana to Allen and Elizabeth (Denny) Gaskins. He married Mary Fulford (1861-1944) in 1877. Their son, Tobe (1889-1972), married Anna Sage (1890-1972) on September 11, 1910 and they had 3 children: Allen S. (1912-1961), Bernice (1916-1997), and Charles (1921-1945).Sources:Ancestry.com. "Charles W. Gaskins.1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Charles Wesley Gaskins.Indiana Death Certificates. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.Ancestry.com. "Tobe A. Gaskins.Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.FindaGrave.com. "Tobe A. Gaskins." Find a Grave Index. Accessed October 27, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com/.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1890-1972
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Gaskins, Anna Sage
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  • Gaskin family
  • Gaskins, Tobe A
  • Valley Exchange Telephone Company (Monroe County, Ind.)
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
Gaskins family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2071
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/10/27 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/10/27 by Laura Eliason
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
20839443
Extent
0.03 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 Bernice Gaskins on 1972/05/03.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn966432937
  • (OCoLC)966432937
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
3 folders
Label
Gaskins family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2071
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/10/27 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/10/27 by Laura Eliason
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
20839443
Extent
0.03 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 Bernice Gaskins on 1972/05/03.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn966432937
  • (OCoLC)966432937
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
3 folders

Library Locations

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