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Lyman Abbott letter

Label
Lyman Abbott letter, 1913/12/22
Title
Lyman Abbott letter
Inclusive dates
1913/12/22
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains a thank-you letter written by Lyman Abbot to Miss Florence Venn, a librarian at the Indiana State Library on December 22, 1913
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Biographical or historical data
Lyman Abbott was born December 18, 1835 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Jacob and Harriet (Vaughan) Abbott. In the early years of his life, Abbott worked as a lawyer. He decided to make a career change and was ordained in 1860. His first position as a pastor was at the Terre Haute Congregational Church in Indiana, where he worked until 1865. Abbott then moved back to the East Coast, where he continued his work as a pastor in several churches until 1899. During his life, Abbott also worked as an editor for the Literary Record of Harper's Magazine and the Illustrated Christian Weekly. He was also the author of several books and articles, including The Spirit of Democracy, America in the Making, and A Study in Human Nature.Lyman Abbott was married to Abby Frances Hamlin on October 14, 1857. Together they had six children. Abbott died in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York on October 22, 1922.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1835-1922
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Abbott, Lyman
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  • Indiana State Library
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American
  • Clergy
  • Historians
Label
Lyman Abbott letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1564
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga
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
17532940
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924865456
  • (OCoLC)924865456
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
Lyman Abbott letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1564
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga
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
17532940
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924865456
  • (OCoLC)924865456
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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