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The Resource John Walker Holcombe papers

John Walker Holcombe papers

Label
John Walker Holcombe papers, 1885-1886
Title
John Walker Holcombe papers
Inclusive dates
1885-1886
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes printed materials from school districts and other organizations in Indiana and other locations ranging from 1883 to 1886 regarding education
Biographical or historical data
John Walker Holcombe was born to John Warwick and Harriett Bisbee Walker Holcombe on November 18, 1853 in La Porte, Indiana. He was graduated from Harvard University in 1875. He taught in the Northern Indiana Normal School at Valparaiso for several years, then studied law at the University of Iowa. Upon his return to Indiana, he was appointed chief clerk at the Department of Public Instruction, leaving at the beginning of 1882. He was elected to the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction in late 1882, serving two terms. In 1887 he moved to Washington, D. C., working first for the bureau of Education and later for the Department of the Interior. He married Effie Burford McOuat [McQuat] on November 2, 1887 in Marion County, Indiana. They had two children. He was the author, editor or subject of several books. He died in Washington, D.C. on February 10, 1940 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery."Holcombe, Harriett Bisbee Walker". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/11. http://www.findagrave.com"Holcombe, John W.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/03/11. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Holcombe, John Walker". (1885). In Biographical sketches of members of the Indiana stategovernment. Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Sentinel Company (p.16). Print. ISLI 923 I385 1885"Holcombe, John Walker". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/03/11. http://www.findagrave.com"Holcombe, John Walker". (1949). In Indiana Authors and their books, 1816-1916: biographical sketches of authors who published during the first century of Indiana statehood, with lists of their books. (p. 23). Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. Print. ISLI 16.810 B291I"Holcombe, John Walker". Indiana Biography Index Pre-1990. Retrieved 2015/03/11. https://statelib.lib.in.us"Holcombe, John Walker". Indianapolis Star Feb. 13, 1940. Print.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1853-1940
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Holcombe, John Walker
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  • Indiana
  • Education
  • Schools
Label
John Walker Holcombe papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/170
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman
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
20387415
Extent
0.5 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn906571209
  • (OCoLC)906571209
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 manuscript box
Label
John Walker Holcombe papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/170
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman
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
20387415
Extent
0.5 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn906571209
  • (OCoLC)906571209
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 manuscript box

Library Locations

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