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The Resource Horace Conine collection

Horace Conine collection

Label
Horace Conine collection, 1865-1898
Title
Horace Conine collection
Inclusive dates
1865-1898
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains two photocopies of letters. The first is from Horace Conine to his sone Benton, who was serving in his stead during the Civil War. The letter largely speaks of activity on the family farm and the desire for his son to return. Benton's younger brother appends a short note to the end of the letter.The second letter is from Emily Baker, niece of Horace, to Nellie Husted, daughter of Myron Conine. The letter speaks of baby items sent along with the letter and the return of a pair of shoes
Biographical or historical data
Horace Conine was a farmer and resident of DeKalb County, Indiana during the Civil War. He was drafted to serve, but as he had a family to care for and he hired his son, Benton to serve in his stead. Emily Baker was the niece of Horace Conine and was married to an East Coast railroad magnate.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agriculture
  • United States
  • De Kalb County (Ind.)
Label
Horace Conine collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1851
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/06/25 by Keenan Salla. EAD finding aid created 2014/06/25 by Keenan Salla
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
20272608
Extent
0.05 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Lavon Wilcox on 1975/05.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn892516582
  • (OCoLC)892516582
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
Horace Conine collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1851
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/06/25 by Keenan Salla. EAD finding aid created 2014/06/25 by Keenan Salla
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
20272608
Extent
0.05 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Lavon Wilcox on 1975/05.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn892516582
  • (OCoLC)892516582
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

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