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The Resource William Henry Harrison Terrell collection

William Henry Harrison Terrell collection

Label
William Henry Harrison Terrell collection, 1862-1883
Title
William Henry Harrison Terrell collection
Inclusive dates
1862-1883
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes papers, letters and clippings from William Henry Harrison Terrell in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1883, regarding the U.S. Civil War, chiefly the claims on the Indiana State Arsenal during the U.S. Civil War (July 30, 1862); the state's settlement of claims and accounts at war's end (1865-1868), and Indiana soldiers' war service
Biographical or historical data
William Henry Harrison Terrell was born November 13, 1827 to John and Sally (Moore) Terrell, in Henry County, Kentucky. The following year, the family moved to Indiana. On November 19, 1850, William married Sarah Eliza Church, who was two years his junior. They had two children, Emma M., who was 27 in the 1880 census, and George Fisher, who was 25 and working as a postal clerk in 1880. The census also records Emma A. Terrell, age 24, daughter-in-law of W. H. Terrell, and Gertrude E. Terrell, age 2, granddaughter. During the U.S. Civil War, Terrell was the adjutant general of Indiana and served as Governor Oliver P. Morton's secretary. From 1866 to 1869, Terrell published the multi-volume history, Indiana in the War of the Rebellion. He died on May 16, 1884, and was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1827-1884
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Terrell, William Henry Harrison
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morton, Oliver P.
  • Terrell, William Henry Harrison
  • Arsenals
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American
  • Civil service
  • Historians
  • Indiana
  • Public service employment
  • United States
  • Indiana
Label
William Henry Harrison Terrell collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2859
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/27 by Brittany Kropf
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
21102165
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1000520193
  • (OCoLC)1000520193
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
William Henry Harrison Terrell collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2859
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2017/06/22 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/27 by Brittany Kropf
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
21102165
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1000520193
  • (OCoLC)1000520193
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

Library Locations

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