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The Resource Orval Ferguson collection

Orval Ferguson collection

Label
Orval Ferguson collection, 1917-1930
Title
Orval Ferguson collection
Inclusive dates
1917-1930
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes photocopies of news clippings and letters from Corporal Orval Ferguson to his sister, Emma Shepard, ranging from 1917 to 1930, while he was stationed in Europe during World War I. Ferguson's obituary is also included
Biographical or historical data
Orval Ferguson was a resident of Oakland City, Indiana. He enlisted in Evansville in April, 1917 and served in Company B, 2nd Engineers, American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. After the war, he was the district sales manager for the Westinghouse Electric Company in Indianapolis and died at age 33 at Methodist Hospital following an appendectomy.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferguson, Orval
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Pike County (Ind.)
Label
Orval Ferguson collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2311%20Ferguson%20Orval%20Collection.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/24 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/24 by Lauren Patton
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
20812625
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 from Paul Shepard on 1985/03/01.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn958306164
  • (OCoLC)958306164
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Orval Ferguson collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S2311%20Ferguson%20Orval%20Collection.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/24 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/24 by Lauren Patton
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
20812625
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 from Paul Shepard on 1985/03/01.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn958306164
  • (OCoLC)958306164
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. 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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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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