The Resource Robert B. Whitsett papers

Robert B. Whitsett papers

Label
Robert B. Whitsett papers, circa 1941-1944
Title
Robert B. Whitsett papers
Inclusive dates
circa 1941-1944
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes items from Robert B. Whitsett in Logansport, Indiana, ranging from circa 1941-1944, regarding regarding the Potawatomi and Miami peoples near the Wabash and Eel River in Indiana, particularly their settlements and treaties with the United States. Items in the collection comprise a single-page, typed transcription listing the names of individual Wabash Potawatomi Indians and their English equivalents, as compiled from the lists of signers of agreements and treaties made between December 1 and December 20, 1834, by the Logansport Indian Agent, William Marshall; and, two copies of a 4-page letter written by R. B. Whitsett on January 9, 1941, to the director of the National Park Service regarding the historic Indian village of Eel River Town, Cass County, Indiana, which lies south of Logansport, Indiana. A photostat copy of an 1843 English-Potawatomi dictionary is also included within the collection. The dictionary is from the Bureau of American Ethnology
Biographical or historical data
Robert B. Whitsett was born April 28, 1899 to Robert B. and Anna Whitsett in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. A Logansport historian and author, Whitsett served as chair and secretary of the L'Anguille Valley Memorial Association in Logansport. His books include Pulaski County, Indiana Cemetery Records (1942-1947), and Legend of Cedar Isle (1936). Whitsett died February 17, 1993.Sources: Ancestry.com; "Robert B. Whitsett." U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1993
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Whitsett, Robert B.
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  • Little Turtle
  • Authors and publishers
  • Indians of North America
  • Miami Indians
  • Potawatomi Indians
Label
Robert B. Whitsett papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2964
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/01/27 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/27 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/12 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
21271732
Extent
0.03 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 records donation from Robert Whitsett on July 1941 and in 1944.
System control number
(OCoLC)1012939209
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
3 folders
Label
Robert B. Whitsett papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2964
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/01/27 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/27 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/12 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
21271732
Extent
0.03 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 records donation from Robert Whitsett on July 1941 and in 1944.
System control number
(OCoLC)1012939209
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
3 folders

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