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The Resource [Papers]

[Papers]

Label
[Papers], 1828-1949
Title
[Papers]
Inclusive dates
1828-1949
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection primarily consists of DuShane's correspondence, particularly from 1890 to 1914, regarding interests in South Bend area power companies and oil investments in Kansas and Indiana (Jay, Adams, and Delaware counties). The collection also contains correspondence relating to his work as a patent attorney, time spent as a superintendent at Madison, Indiana, and personal family papers. Additionally, the collection includes the legal papers of Ellen Colfax, widow of Schuyler Colfax, letters of Spanish-American War soldier William H. Hobbs, and documents of Horatio Chapin with a scrapbook on the Chapin family history. In addition to the papers, the collection contains 24 volumes. The volumes mainly consist of account or letter-books relating to DuShane's business, superintendent work, and personal accounts. Correspondents include Abraham Lincoln Brick, Frederick P. Delefield, Charles W. Fairbanks, Charles W. Miller, Charles Tennery, among others
Biographical or historical data
James DuShane was a teacher, high school principal, and school superintendent in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana. In addition to his educational work, DuShane also practiced law, specializing in patent law. DuShane formed a partnership with his father-in-law Andrew Anderson and established the firms Anderson & DuShane, Anderson, DuShane, & Crabill, and his own firm. DuShane served as secretary for the South Bend Power Company, the St. Joseph and Elkhart Power Company, and the Berrien Springs (Michigan) Water Power Company.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DuShane, James
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1860-1908
  • 1852-1918
  • 1863-1923
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hobbs, William H
  • Brick, Abraham Lincoln
  • Delefield, Frederick P
  • Fairbanks, Charles W.
  • Miller, Charles W.
  • Tennery, Charles H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DuShane, Ann
  • DuShane, Donald
  • DuShane, Harriette
  • Colfax, Ellen
  • Putnam, Jean
  • DuShane family
  • Chapin family
  • Story family
  • Heasley and DuShane (South Bend, Ind.)
  • Liberty Township Teacher's Institute (Ind.)
  • Northern Indiana Historical Society
  • South Bend High School (Ind.)
  • South Bend Pad and Comb Company (South Bend, Ind.)
  • St. Joseph and Elkhart Power Company (Ind.)
  • South Bend Power Company
  • University of Michigan
  • Account books
  • Oil wells
  • Public utilities
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • Adams County (Ind.)
  • Kansas
  • Beer Creek (Adams County, Ind. : Township)
  • Saint Joseph County (Ind.)
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/146
Instantiates
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
17537136
Extent
4 manuscripts boxes, 1 os folder, 24 volumes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247144016
  • (OCoLC)247144016
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/146
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
17537136
Extent
4 manuscripts boxes, 1 os folder, 24 volumes
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247144016
  • (OCoLC)247144016
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

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