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The Resource James F. Simpson family papers

James F. Simpson family papers

Label
James F. Simpson family papers, 1810-1942
Title
James F. Simpson family papers
Inclusive dates
1810-1942
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes hand-written correspondence, newspaper clippings, real estate and insurance papers, photographs, family history, and account books from James F. Simpson ranging from 1810-1942 regarding life, business, Switzerland County, and Civil War veterans, pensions, battles, and reunions. Notable items include barbed wire from Fort Pompelle in France and 6th Indiana regiment flag fragments
Biographical or historical data
James F. Simpson lived in Switzerland County, Indiana. He was a Captain in the Civil War in the 6th Indiana regiment. He married Josephine Fish in 1856 and had eleven children. After the war, he was a sheriff in Switzerland County and a proprieter of a general store at Lamb, IN until he retired. "He was a consistent Mason and ever enthusiastic member of the G.A.R., serving that body as commander for many years." He passed away in 1909.Source: material from collection: 1909/05/12. "Madison Daily Democrat." (Box 2, Folder 1).
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simpson, James Franklin, 1833-1909
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Account books
  • General stores
  • Real estate management
  • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Switzerland County (Ind.)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
James F. Simpson family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/477
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/09/28 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/09/28 by Kori Nell
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
20833826
Extent
1.6 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 Mrs. Fred Keithly on 1976/06/10.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965294133
  • (OCoLC)965294133
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
5 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize folder
Label
James F. Simpson family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/477
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/09/28 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/09/28 by Kori Nell
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
20833826
Extent
1.6 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 Mrs. Fred Keithly on 1976/06/10.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965294133
  • (OCoLC)965294133
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
5 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize folder

Library Locations

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