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The Resource John Ott papers

John Ott papers

Label
John Ott papers, 1864-1905
Title
John Ott papers
Inclusive dates
1864-1905
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes personal business papers of the Ott family, receipts, price lists and inventories of furniture for the L.W. Ott Manufacturing Company, and a clipping from a German language newspaper ranging from 1864 to 1905. Related materials to this collection include three account books for Ott's furniture company, with one volume also containing his daybook of personal accounts ranging from 1858 to 1907
Biographical or historical data
John Ott was born on January 15, 1825 in Bavaria, Germany and was one of the early residents of Indianapolis. He came to the United States in 1845 and a few years later moved to Indiana's capital city. He was a cabinet maker and founded the Ott Lounge Company, later known as the L.W. Ott Manufacturing Company. He died on February 5, 1914.Sources:Dunn, Jacob Piatt. Greater Indianapolis: The History, the Industries, the Institutions, and the People of a City of Homes, Volume 2. Indianapolis: Unigraphics, 1910. Accessed August 12, 2016. https://books.google.com/books?id=wjEonI1TNQwC&dq=john+ott+of+L.W.+ott+mfg+company&source=gbs_navlinks_s."Obituary: John Ott." Indianapolis Star, February 6, 1914.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1825-1914
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ott, John
Language note
Materials in German and English
Location of other archival material
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: V105: John Ott account books, 1858-1907
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ott, John
  • L.W. Ott Manufacturing. Co
  • Business enterprises
  • Furniture
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Marion County (Ind.)
Label
John Ott papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2599
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/12 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/12 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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
20833715
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 Robert Russo on 1962/09/28.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965198324
  • (OCoLC)965198324
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
John Ott papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2599
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/12 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/12 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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
20833715
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 Robert Russo on 1962/09/28.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965198324
  • (OCoLC)965198324
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

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