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The Resource John Brown Dillon collection

John Brown Dillon collection

Label
John Brown Dillon collection, 1859-1886
Title
John Brown Dillon collection
Inclusive dates
1859-1886
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists primarily of Dillon's historical notes on people and events relating to the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also, included is: a scrapbook of his letters published in newspapers on the Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history; letters concerning the Indiana Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864); and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of Dillon
Biographical or historical data
John Brown Dillon was the editor of Logansport, Cass County Canal Telegraph (1834-1842, the Indiana State librarian (1845-1851), the secretary for the State Board of Agriculture (1850's), a clerk in the U.S. Dept. of the Interior (1863-1871) and the House Military Affairs Committee (1871-1875), secretary of the Indiana Historical Society (1859-1879) and author of the History of Indiana (1843).
Cataloging source
ISL
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1808?-1879
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Dillon, John B.
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  • Republican Party (Ind.)
  • Indiana State Library
  • Indiana Historical Society
  • Indiana Sanitary Fair
  • Authors, American
  • Logansport (Ind.)
  • Northwest, Old
  • Indiana
  • United States
Label
John Brown Dillon collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/500
Instantiates
Control code
18590506
Extent
2 ms. boxes
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247139303
  • (OCoLC)247139303
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright owner.
Label
John Brown Dillon collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/500
Control code
18590506
Extent
2 ms. boxes
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247139303
  • (OCoLC)247139303
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright owner.

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