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Noble and Davidson Family papers

Label
Noble and Davidson Family papers, 1785-1868
Title
Noble and Davidson Family papers
Inclusive dates
1785-1868
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes receipts and financial papers of Noah Noble, correspondence of Catherine Noble Davidson and Alexander H. Davidson, an autograph album of Catherine Noble Davidson and autograph books signed by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Also, included are Noble family land and legal documents from Virginia and Kentucky and newspaper clippings on politics and the Civil War. Correspondents include John J. Crittenden, William Henry Harrison, John James Hayden, Michael C. Kerr, Robert Dale Owen, Caleb B. Smith, Oliver H. Smith and Richard W. Thompson
Biographical or historical data
Noah Noble was born January 15, 1794 in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia. He married Catherine Stull Van Swearingen in 1819 and they had three children. He served in the Indiana militia. He moved to Indianapolis in 1825 where he worked as a layer, farmer, merchant, operated a fulling mill, operated Brookville hotel, served as director of the Brookville branch of the State Bank of Indiana and was an agent for the Hartford Fire Insurance Company. He served as Franklin County sheriff 1820-1824. He was Governor of Indiana 1831-1837 and ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate in 1836 and 1838. He died February 8, 1844 in Indianapolis. Alexander H. Davidson was an Indianapolis schoolteacher and businessman; he was also a member of the executive committee of the Indiana Constitutional Union Party in 1860. He was married to Catherine Noble.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Noble and Davidson Families
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Noble, Noah
  • Crittenden, John J.
  • Davidson, Alexander H
  • Davidson, Catherine Noble
  • Harrison, William Henry
  • Hayden, John James
  • Jennings, Jonathan
  • Kerr, Michael C.
  • Owen, Robert Dale
  • Smith, Caleb B.
  • Smith, Oliver H.
  • Thompson, Richard W.
  • Constitutional Union Party (U.S.)
  • Governors
  • Indiana
  • Autograph albums
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Label
Noble and Davidson Family papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/L107_Noble_and_Davidson_Family_Papers.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2007/01 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/11/12 by Laura Eliason
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
19930056
Extent
1 manuscripts box
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Washington Family and Valette Miller.
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247223243
  • (OCoLC)247223243
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Label
Noble and Davidson Family papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/L107_Noble_and_Davidson_Family_Papers.pdf
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2007/01 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/11/12 by Laura Eliason
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
19930056
Extent
1 manuscripts box
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Washington Family and Valette Miller.
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247223243
  • (OCoLC)247223243
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

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