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The Resource Gilbert Harris collection

Gilbert Harris collection

Label
Gilbert Harris collection, 1905-1946
Title
Gilbert Harris collection
Inclusive dates
1905-1946
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists of various materials concerning Gilbert Harris from Indiana ranging from 1905 to 1946, relating to World War II and local concerns as well as deaths. Among the items relating to World War II are a ship's newspaper, a broadside welcoming returning troops to their voyage home on the S.S. Tristram Dalton, and newspaper and magazine clippings. The clippings are obituaries and announcements of an award and of a visit home. The collection also includes photocopies of an advertising card for a dry goods store, a broadside announcing a public sale of farm stock and goods, and an obituary for a young man who committed suicide
Biographical or historical data
Gilbert "Gib" Harris was born December 15, 1906 in Kennard Indiana to Frank and Marry Harris. He had four brothers and one sister. He married Inez E. Wilkinson and they lived in Anderson, Indiana where he worked as a shipping clerk in auto parts manufacturing. Harris enlisted in the U.S. Army on May 1, 1943 and was discharged October 6, 1945. He died December 25, 1982 in Anderson, Indiana.Sources: Items in the collection.Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1906-1982
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Harris, Gilbert
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Ocean travel
  • Anderson (Ind.)
  • Bluffton (Ind.)
  • Pendleton (Ind.)
  • Shirley (Ind.)
Label
Gilbert Harris collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S3105%20Harris%20Gilbert%20Collection%20revision.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1999/04/15 by PW. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/12 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/04 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17549530
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Inez Harris on 1988/05/11.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247209415
  • (OCoLC)247209415
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
Gilbert Harris collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S3105%20Harris%20Gilbert%20Collection%20revision.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1999/04/15 by PW. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/12 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/04 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17549530
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Inez Harris on 1988/05/11.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247209415
  • (OCoLC)247209415
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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