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The Resource Martha Moomaw papers

Martha Moomaw papers

Label
Martha Moomaw papers, 1876-1931 and undated
Title
Martha Moomaw papers
Inclusive dates
1876-1931 and undated
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Samuel J. Keller in California; biographical information about the Keller family; newspaper articles about Kellers and other subjects; high school yearbooks and scrapbooks; and photograph albums ranging from 1876-1931 regarding high school and social life, Earl Edward "Red" Moomaw's athletic career, and family history
Biographical or historical data
Martha M. Plessinger Moomaw was born Aug. 19, 1898 in Bluffton, Indiana to Charles H. and Lydia M. Keller Plessinger. She appears to have been an only child. She went to school in Bluffton and at IU Bloomington with Earl Edward "Red" Moomaw (who was an important athlete at IU), whom she married June 25, 1925. She worked as a teacher in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Bluffton. When they moved to Indianapolis, Indiana she became a volunteer in many organizations. She was the director of the Wabash Street Club of the Indianapolis Service Men's Centers in the 1940s, was a member and often president of the Tri Kappa Council, Girl Scout Council, and Alpha Delta Latreian Club. She and Earl had no children. Martha died Sep. 11, 1997 and is buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Bluffton.Information found within the collection."Moomaw, Earl Edward "Red". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/07/25. http://www.findagrave.com"Moomaw, Mrs. Earl". (pp. 101-102). They achieve, series of newspaper articles printed in the Indianapolis Sunday Star. [May 23, 1943]. Print. ISLI 920.7 S851t v. 2"Moomaw, Martha Plessinger". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/07/25. http://www.findagrave.com"Moomaw, Martha Plessinger". Indiana Biography Index before 1990. Retrieved 2016/07/25. http://www.statelib.lib.in.us"Plessinger, Martha M." 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/07/25. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1997
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moomaw, Martha Plessinger
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Keller family
  • Keller, Samuel
  • Moomaw, Earl Edward
  • High schools
  • Bluffton (Ind.)
Label
Martha Moomaw papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/376
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/07/25 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/25 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
20841376
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 Martha Plessinger Moomaw on 1979/03/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn967665773
  • (OCoLC)967665773
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
Label
Martha Moomaw papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/376
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/07/25 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/25 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
20841376
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 Martha Plessinger Moomaw on 1979/03/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn967665773
  • (OCoLC)967665773
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

Library Locations

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