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The Resource Indiana Sanitary Commission, Civil War collection

Indiana Sanitary Commission, Civil War collection

Label
Indiana Sanitary Commission, Civil War collection, 1864/08/02-1864/09/02
Title
Indiana Sanitary Commission, Civil War collection
Inclusive dates
1864/08/02-1864/09/02
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection consists of two letters, both dated 1864. The first, signed by the members of the Committee, which included Eric Locke, the superintendent of the Indiana Sanitary Fair, suggests that women of the county to which the letter was addressed might have a county department in the bazaar building.A second letter, dated September 2, 1864, reports a resolution of the Grand Lodge for Indiana Masons, which called for Masonic lodges throughout Indiana to show their benevolence to the Civil War sick and wounded
Biographical or historical data
The Indiana Sanitary Fair was organized in 1864 under its appointed superintendent, Major Eric Locke. Locke was also a member of the organizing committee in Marion County. The Sanitary Fair was held on the State Fair grounds in Indianapolis under the auspices of the State Board of Agriculture. The Fair was designated for the betterment of Civil War veterans and their families. Fraternal organizations and businesses, including railroad companies, contributed to the fair.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Locke, Eric
  • Freemasons
  • Indiana Sanitary Commission
  • Indiana
  • Sanitary Fair
  • Marion County (Ind.)
  • United States
Label
Indiana Sanitary Commission, Civil War collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2575%20Indiana%20Sanitary%20Commission%20Civil%20War%20Collection%20revision.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1998/10/30 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2015/10/21 by Ruth Bogan
Arrangement
This collection includes two items.
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
17545548
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 the Indiana State Museum.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949266573
  • (OCoLC)949266573
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
Indiana Sanitary Commission, Civil War collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2575%20Indiana%20Sanitary%20Commission%20Civil%20War%20Collection%20revision.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1998/10/30 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2015/10/21 by Ruth Bogan
Arrangement
This collection includes two items.
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
17545548
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 the Indiana State Museum.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949266573
  • (OCoLC)949266573
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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      39.77004 -86.164015

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