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Hamet N. Helms papers

Label
Hamet N. Helms papers, 1823-1890
Title
Hamet N. Helms papers
Inclusive dates
1823-1890
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes correspondence from Hamet N. Helms and Mary A. Helms and others in Haddon, Indiana; Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; and Lansing, Iowa; as well as reminiscences and account books ranging from 1823-1890 regarding family and professional business
Biographical or historical data
Hamet N. Helms was born near Geneva, New York on October 3, 1814 to Jacob and Anna (Dixon) Helms, who had eight children. The family moved to Carlisle, Indiana when he was young. After his mother died when he was ten, he lived with Dr. John Davis, studying medicine under him and at Lexington, Kentucky in 1837-1838. He was a physician in Haddon, Sullivan County, Indiana, in various partnerships and a farmer. He retired from the profession in 1878. He married Mary A. Davis in Sullivan County on December 1, 1839. They had three children: Benjamin Rush, Margaret D., and Ann R. Mary A. died on Aug. 26, 1851. He then married Mrs. Amanda (Gray) Sallee on July 8 (or 11), 1854, with whom he had three children: Samuel D., Albert G., and Daniel W. V.Hamet died in 1892 and is buried in Haddon Cemetery, Carlisle, Indiana. Amanda, who died in 1904, is buried next to him. Sources: Information found within the collection.Ancestry.com. "Helms, [Hannah] N." 1850 United States Federal Census.Accessed February 3, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Helms, W. N." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Helms, [Hamal] N." 1870 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Helms, H. N." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Helms, Amanda" 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/03. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Helms, Hamet N." Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.FindaGrave.com. "Helms, Amanda" Find a Grave Index. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.FindaGrave.com. "Helms, Hamet N." Find a Grave Index. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.History of Greene and Sullivan Counties, State of Indiana: From Earliest Times to the Present. (Chicago, IL: Goodspeed Bros & Co., 1884), 750-751.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1814-1892
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Helms, Hamet N.
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  • Account books
  • Physicians (General practice)
  • Reminiscing
  • Haddon (Ind.)
  • Iowa
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania
  • Sullivan County (Ind.)
Label
Hamet N. Helms papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/234
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/02/03 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/03 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
21086849
Extent
0.6 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 Faye Boone on 1950/12/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990269043
  • (OCoLC)990269043
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
2 manuscript boxes
Label
Hamet N. Helms papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/234
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/02/03 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/03 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
21086849
Extent
0.6 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 Faye Boone on 1950/12/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990269043
  • (OCoLC)990269043
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
2 manuscript boxes

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