The Resource Harry T. Watts collection

Harry T. Watts collection

Label
Harry T. Watts collection, 1915/12/11
Title
Harry T. Watts collection
Inclusive dates
1915/12/11
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a typed, carbon copy of a paper delivered to the Vincennes Rotary Club on December 11, 1915 from Harry T. Watts in Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana regarding the early settlement of Knox County and land claims
Biographical or historical data
Harry Temple Watts was born to John C. and Helen A. Watts in Iowa around 1875 or 1876. He had an older brother, Edwin E. In 1910, he worked as a civil engineer and was a widower. During World War I, Watts served in the 159th Indiana Infantry, Company L as a sergeant from April 17, 1917 to August 16, 1917, when he was discharged due to disability. He married Florence E. Goold on November 10, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois and they lived in Vincennes, Indiana, where he served as a city engineer. The couple had one child, Harry Temple Watts, Jr. in 1920. Watts died on January 5, 1932 and was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Vincennes. Sources:Ancestry.com. "Florence E. Goold." Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry T. Watts." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry T. Watts." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry T. Watts." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry T. Watts." U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry Temple Watts." U.S. Find a a Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry Temple Watts." U.S., Sons of the American Revolution. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Harry Temple Watts." U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Accessed May 14, 2018. https://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watts, Harry Temple
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colonists
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Real property
  • Indiana Territory
  • Knox County (Ind.)
  • Vincennes (Ind.)
Label
Harry T. Watts collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2936
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/16 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
21437925
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 Mrs. Harry T. Watts on 1932/03/02.
System control number
(OCoLC)1042175152
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
Harry T. Watts collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2936
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/16 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
21437925
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 Mrs. Harry T. Watts on 1932/03/02.
System control number
(OCoLC)1042175152
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

    • Indiana State LibraryBorrow it
      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...