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The Resource [Papers]

[Papers]

Label
[Papers], 1778-1918
Title
[Papers]
Inclusive dates
1778-1918
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists of family letters of the Beelers (1823 - 1850). The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836 - 1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847 - 1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road Company (1863 - 1890), records from the Spring Valley Road Company (1863 - 1890), copies of Fielding Beeler's diaries (1845 - 1847), school copy books (1860 - 1869), farm leases, and indentures for Joseph Beeler (1834 - 1851)
Biographical or historical data
Joseph Beeler (1797 - 1851) was a farmer and stockbreeder in Decatur Township (Marion County) from 1822 - 1851. Joseph's son, Fielding Beeler (1823 - 1895), was a farmer, businessman, and officer of the Marion County Agricultural Society. He was also a member of the Republican Party, who served in the Indiana House of Representatives in 1868.
Cataloging source
ISL
Citation location within source
entry B-27
Citation source
Described in: A Guide to Manuscript Collections of the Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Library / by Eric Pumroy (1986)
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1797-1851
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beeler, Joseph
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road Company (Marion County, Ind.)
  • Spring Valley Road Company (Marion County, Ind.)
  • Crime prevention
  • Farmers
  • Politicians
  • Businessmen
  • Crime prevention
  • Farms
  • Horse stealing
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Gravel roads
  • Road construction industry
  • Vigilance committees
  • Burlington (Iowa)
  • Decatur (Ind. : Township)
  • Holt County (Mo.)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Lancaster (Mass.)
  • Massachusetts
  • Marion County (Ind.)
  • Marion County (Ind.)
  • Marion County (Ind.)
  • Mineral Point (Wis.)
  • Missouri
  • Northport (Ind.)
  • Ohio
  • Shelby County (Ky.)
  • Truro (Ohio)
  • Wisconsin
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/107
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
17537993
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 6 folders, 5 volumes
Immediate source of acquisition
Fielding Beeler
Lccn
91798732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28417502
  • (OCoLC)28417502
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/107
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
17537993
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 6 folders, 5 volumes
Immediate source of acquisition
Fielding Beeler
Lccn
91798732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28417502
  • (OCoLC)28417502
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.

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