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Susan M. Ketcham papers

Label
Susan M. Ketcham papers, circa 1925/03/14
Title
Susan M. Ketcham papers
Inclusive dates
circa 1925/03/14
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains a handwritten narrative by Susan M. Ketcham regarding her grandfather, Samuel Merrill, and her mother, Jane Merrill, circa March 15, 1925. Along with brief biographical information, Ketcham relates her mother's story about traveling with her father when he moved the state treasury from Corydon to Indianapolis and she also describes how Mr. Merrill traveled around the state as a bank examiner
Biographical or historical data
Susan Merrill Ketcham was born on June 28, 1841 at Indianapolis, Indiana to John L. and Jane Merrill Ketcham. She was the granddaughter of Samuel Merrill, Indiana's first state treasurer. She studied at the Indiana School of Art and was one of eighteen women who founded the Art Association of Indianapolis in 1883. She taught school and was a distinguished marine painter. She died at the age of 88 on February 1, 1930.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Susan M. Ketcham." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed December 29, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Krull, Theresa V. "Indiana Loses Gifted Woman in Death of Susan M. Ketcham." Indianapolis Star, February 9, 1930.Newton, Judith Vale and Carol Ann Weiss. Skirting the Issue: Stories of Indiana's Historical Women Artists. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2004.
Cataloging source
ISL
Location of other archival material
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: V055: Jane Merrill Ketcham reminiscences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ketcham, Jane Merrill
  • Ketcham, Susan M
  • Merrill, Samuel
  • Indiana State Capitol (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Biography
  • Families
  • Reminiscing
  • Corydon (Ind.)
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
Label
Susan M. Ketcham papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2339
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/01/03 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/01/03 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
17537998
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Susan M. Ketcham.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247150253
  • (OCoLC)247150253
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
Susan M. Ketcham papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2339
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/01/03 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/01/03 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Control code
17537998
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Susan M. Ketcham.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247150253
  • (OCoLC)247150253
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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