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The Resource Nathan R. Overman collection

Nathan R. Overman collection

Label
Nathan R. Overman collection, 1850-1903
Title
Nathan R. Overman collection
Inclusive dates
1850-1903
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes photocopies of letters sent to Nathan R. Overman predominantly from Nathan Cadwallader of Wayne and Randolph Counties, Indiana (1850-1878). The collection also contains Overman's original August, 1850 articles of agreement for teaching school in Tetersburg and a photocopy and transcription of another agreement from November 11, 1851; photocopies of his 1861 Franklin Almanac and Diary; a December 6, 1866 note authorizing payment of additional bounty for Civil War soldier, Jeff H. Montgomery; and a March 29, 1869 application of James F. Avis for additional bounty for his service in Company K, 153rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Photocopies of a February 3, 1903 letter sent to a Mr. Frank Moon (?) from Lewis Seiss of Tipton, Indiana are also included
Biographical or historical data
Nathan R. Overman was born in Randolph County, Indiana on April 11, 1827 to Jason and Miriam Overman. He moved with his parents and siblings to Tipton, County Indiana in 1849. He married Mary J. Cox in 1854 and they had 5 children. For eleven years, Overman taught school, farmed and engaged in brick making, before beginning the practice of law in 1861. He was elected to the 36th Judicial Circuit in 1878 and served until his death on October 25, 1883.Sources:FindaGrave.com. "Judge Nathan R. Overman." Find a Grave Index. Accessed August 20, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com."Nathan R. Overman: His Death Occurs at His Home in Tipton, on Thursday." Kokomo Saturday Tribune (IN), October 27, 1883.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1827-1883
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Overman, Nathan R.
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  • United States
  • Veterans
  • Veterans
  • Randolph County (Ind.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Wayne County (Ind.)
Label
Nathan R. Overman collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2600
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/23 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/23 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
20833807
Extent
0.02 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 Frederick Overman in 1967 and Tipton Public Library on 1973/12/10.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965272750
  • (OCoLC)965272750
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
Nathan R. Overman collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2600
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/23 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/23 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
20833807
Extent
0.02 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 Frederick Overman in 1967 and Tipton Public Library on 1973/12/10.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965272750
  • (OCoLC)965272750
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

Library Locations

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