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The Resource Walter K. Jordan papers

Walter K. Jordan papers

Label
Walter K. Jordan papers, 1812/10/02
Title
Walter K. Jordan papers
Inclusive dates
1812/10/02
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a photostat of an autographed, signed letter and a typed transcript of a letter from Walter K. Jordan in the Indiana Territory ranging from 1812/10/12-1812/12/17 regarding war and personal matters
Biographical or historical data
Walter K. Jordan was born approximately 1783 and was married to Betsy, with whom he had some children, living in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. He enlisted as a private in the 19th U.S. Infantry on March 10, 1812. He was promoted to corporal, then sergeant in the War of 1812, serving at the garrison of Fort Wayne, Indiana Territory. He was taken prisoner by Indians during the fall of Fort Dearborn, on Lake Michigan, near Chicago, Illinois, in 1812. He escaped and returned to Fort Wayne, which was besieged after he arrived, then relieved by the arrival of William Henry Harrison. He was discharged from service April 6, 1814.Information found within the collection."Jordan, Walter K.". Indiana Magazine of History. June 1943: 187-199. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/imh/article/view/7536/8786"Jordan [Jourdan], Walter K.". U.S. Army, Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914. Retrieved 2015/03/04. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jordan, Walter K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indiana
  • Fort Wayne (Ind.)
Label
Walter K. Jordan papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2311
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/04 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
20398732
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 E. Y. Guernsey during 1925.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910163153
  • (OCoLC)910163153
Terms governing use
Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Walter K. Jordan papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2311
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/03/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/04 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
20398732
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 E. Y. Guernsey during 1925.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn910163153
  • (OCoLC)910163153
Terms governing use
Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Type of unit
1 folder

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