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The Resource Jean Menger collection

Jean Menger collection

Label
Jean Menger collection, 1862-1920
Title
Jean Menger collection
Inclusive dates
1862-1920
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains various legal documents, including indentures, deeds, and land sale records from several individuals or families in Hendricks County, including Charles Aplin, Hannah Frasier, John and Thomas Devan, W.W. Irons, and Quartus and Sarah Rust, ranging from 1862 to 1920 and compiled by Jean Menger. There are also numerous letters, postcards and photographs of Fort Sill, Oklahoma from Everett C. Howard and Walter J. Kidd to Jean Hornstein (Menger) in New York, New York during and after World War I as well as photographs depicting military life at Fort Polk, Louisiana and in Birmingham, Alabama during World War II, as well as a recital program from 1928
Biographical or historical data
Amber Jean Hornstein Menger was born to Frederick C. and Hannah J. Hornstein in Indiana on June 22, 1900. She had one brother, F. Gordon Hornstein. The family lived in Indianapolis, Indiana while the children were growing up. Menger attended Pennsylvania State University in the mid-1910s before moving to New York, New York where she lived with her family during World War I. Presumably, she married someone with the surname Menger during the 1920s. During the 1950s, she lived in Indianapolis where she worked as a saleswoman. She died April 1969 and was buried in Cartersburg, Hendricks County, Indiana.Sources:Items in the collection.FindaGrave.com. "Jean Menger." Find a Grave Index. Accessed May 20, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com.Ancestry.com. "Jean Menger." U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Accessed May 20, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. "Jean H. Menger." U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. Accessed May 20, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. "A Jean Hornstein." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 20, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. "Amber J. Hornstein." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 20, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
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ISL
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Menger, Jean
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  • Pennsylvania State University
  • United States
  • Court records
  • Contracts for deeds
  • Law enforcement
  • Legal correspondence
  • Military training camps
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
  • Fort Polk (La.)
  • Fort Sill (Okla.)
  • Hendricks County (Ind.)
  • Indiana
  • Pennsylvania
Label
Jean Menger collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2505
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: EAD finding aid created 2014/09/24 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/18 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
Arranged in the following by subject, then chronologically in the following folders:Folder 1: Miscellaneous Hendricks County legal documents, 1859-1862 Folder 2: Thomas and John Devan legal documents, 1866-1872 Folder 3: W.W. Irons legal documents, 1875-1876 Folder 4: Quartus and Sarah Rust legal documents, 1870-1920 Folder 5: Jean Hornstein correspondence and photographs from Everett C. Howard, 1917-1919 Folder 6: Jean Hornstein correspondence from Walter J. Kidd, 1917-1928 Folder 7: World War II photographs, ca. 1939-1945
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
20366068
Extent
0.07 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. Jean Menger in 1968.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898982437
  • (OCoLC)898982437
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
7 folders
Label
Jean Menger collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2505
Note
Processing Information: EAD finding aid created 2014/09/24 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/18 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
Arranged in the following by subject, then chronologically in the following folders:Folder 1: Miscellaneous Hendricks County legal documents, 1859-1862 Folder 2: Thomas and John Devan legal documents, 1866-1872 Folder 3: W.W. Irons legal documents, 1875-1876 Folder 4: Quartus and Sarah Rust legal documents, 1870-1920 Folder 5: Jean Hornstein correspondence and photographs from Everett C. Howard, 1917-1919 Folder 6: Jean Hornstein correspondence from Walter J. Kidd, 1917-1928 Folder 7: World War II photographs, ca. 1939-1945
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
20366068
Extent
0.07 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. Jean Menger in 1968.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898982437
  • (OCoLC)898982437
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
7 folders

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