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The Resource Phelix Adair papers

Phelix Adair papers

Label
Phelix Adair papers, 1883-1910, undated
Title
Phelix Adair papers
Inclusive dates
1883-1910, undated
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes typed copies of newspaper articles from Phelix Adair in Madison, Indiana ranging from 1883 to 1910 regarding the Madison band in the Battle of Shiloh, history of industries along the Crooked Creek Valley, and William H. Rahe's service, as a young boy, to Colonel August Willich's German regiment during the American Civil War
Biographical or historical data
Andrew Jackson Grayson, who wrote under the pseudonym Phelix Adair, was born in Decatur County, Indiana on December 26, 1838. The son of John Wren and Permelia (Cummins) Grayson; he was one of at least five children. Grayson began working for the Madison (Ind.) Courier at the age of twelve and eventually became a compositor and foreman. He enlisted as a sergeant in Company E, 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment on April 22, 1852 and was mustered out on August 2, 1861. He was commissioned as 1st lieutenant in Company D, 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment on September 20, 1861 and was mustered out on May 21, 1862. Grayson married Mathilda Laurence on Aug. 18, 1861 in Jefferson County, Indiana. They had four sons and two daughters: Laura, William, Frank, George. Lottie and Howard. Grayson died in Franklin, Indiana on July 22, 1913 and was buried in Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Indiana.Sources: Ancestry.com. "Grayson, A. J.". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/08/03. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com "Grayson, A. J.". (1972) In Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1917-1966. (p. 242). Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. Print. ISLI 16.810 B291I SUPP. 1917-66Ancestry.com. "Grayson, Andrew J.". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2015/08/03. http://search.ancestrylibrary.comFindaGrave.com. "Grayson, Lieut. Andrew Jackson "Phelix Adair." Find a Grave Index. Retrieved 2015/08/03. http://www.findagrave.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1818-1869
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grayson, Andrew Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Willich, August
  • United States
  • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
  • United States
  • Madison (Ind.)
Label
Phelix Adair papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1566
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/03 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
17532945
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 Mary Hill on 1954/05.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn923845998
  • (OCoLC)923845998
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
Phelix Adair papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1566
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/03 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
17532945
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 Mary Hill on 1954/05.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn923845998
  • (OCoLC)923845998
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

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