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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0001 (Text) 00000105865869 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains a thank-you letter written by Lyman Abbot to Miss Florence Venn, a librarian at the Indiana State Library on December 22, 1913.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Lyman Abbott letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
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.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Lyman Abbott was born December 18, 1835 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Jacob and Harriet (Vaughan) Abbott. In the early years of his life, Abbott worked as a lawyer. He decided to make a career change and was ordained in 1860. His first position as a pastor was at the Terre Haute Congregational Church in Indiana, where he worked until 1865. Abbott then moved back to the East Coast, where he continued his work as a pastor in several churches until 1899. During his life, Abbott also worked as an editor for the Literary Record of Harper's Magazine and the Illustrated Christian Weekly. He was also the author of several books and articles, including The Spirit of Democracy, America in the Making, and A Study in Human Nature.Lyman Abbott was married to Abby Frances Hamlin on October 14, 1857. Together they had six children. Abbott died in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York on October 22, 1922.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana State Library.
Authors and publishers.
Authors, American > Indiana > 19th century.
Clergy > Indiana.
Historians.
Genre: Correspondence.

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