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Ovid Butler papers

Label
Ovid Butler papers, 1851/03/29
Title
Ovid Butler papers
Inclusive dates
1851/03/29
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a photostat of a printed article from Ovid Butler in Indianapolis, Indiana on 1851/03/29 regarding Alexander Campbell's visit to Indianapolis and his position regarding slavery
Biographical or historical data
Ovid Butler was born on February 7, 1801 in Oneida, New York. He married Cordelia Cole on April 27, 1827 with whom he had a number of children. He and his family moved to Indianapolis in 1836. He was married to Elizabeth McQuat by 1850, with whom he also had children. He was a lawyer, an abolitionist, journalist and founder of Butler University. He established in 1849 a newspaper called The Free Soil Banner, which espoused abolitionist viewpoints. He served on the Board of Directors for the North Western Christian College, which was renamed Butler University in his honor in 1877. He died on July 12, 1881 and is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.Butler, Ovid". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/05/16. http://archives.ancestry.comButler, Ovid". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/05/16. http://www.findagrave.comButler, Ovid". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2014/05/16. http://archives.ancestry.comButler, Ovid". Ovid Butler Biography. Retrieved 2014/05/16. http://www.butler.edu
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Butler, Ovid
  • Campbell, Alexander
  • Butler University
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Photostat
  • Slavery
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
Label
Ovid Butler papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1767
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman
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
20261166
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 Louis A. Warren on 1924/02/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886416508
  • (OCoLC)886416508
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
Ovid Butler papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1767
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/16 by Edythe Huffman
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
20261166
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 Louis A. Warren on 1924/02/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886416508
  • (OCoLC)886416508
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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      39.77004 -86.164015

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