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The Resource Katherine Russell Rainwater collection

Katherine Russell Rainwater collection

Label
Katherine Russell Rainwater collection, 1849-1971, undated
Title
Katherine Russell Rainwater collection
Inclusive dates
1849-1971, undated
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains correspondence and documents of the Russell family and Katherine and George Rainwater ranging from 1849-1971. The collection includes Katherine Rainwater's correspondence regarding family genealogy; sympathy cards and letters she received following the death of George in 1967; and a memory book, mementos, and programs from recitals, field days, church functions, and commencements during Katherine's college years. The collection also includes marriage certificates from her first marriage to Jabes Moore in 1937 and her marriage to George Rainwater in 1940; a variety of essays written by Katherine and others; John Russell's account books; and Elwood Russell's Penn Township High School diploma (1934)
Biographical or historical data
Katherine Russell Rainwater was born January 5, 1902 at Bloomingdale, Indiana to John W. and Lula (Dickson) Russell. She attended Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Hanover College, and Northwestern University. She was interested in genealogy and was active in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). She married George W. Rainwater (1898-1967) on February 20, 1940. She died at the age of 73 on September 22, 1975.Sources:Information found within collection."Mrs. Katherine Rainwater." The Terre Haute Tribune (IN), September 23, 1975.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1902-1975
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rainwater, Katherine Russell
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russell family
  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (Ind.)
  • Bloomingdale (Ind.)
Label
Katherine Russell Rainwater collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/451
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/02 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/02 by Laura Eliason
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
20841386
Extent
0.6 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 Paul Russell on 1980/09/23.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn967665875
  • (OCoLC)967665875
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
2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder
Label
Katherine Russell Rainwater collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/451
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/02 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/02 by Laura Eliason
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
20841386
Extent
0.6 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 Paul Russell on 1980/09/23.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn967665875
  • (OCoLC)967665875
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
2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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