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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2883 (Text) 00000106202153 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 in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid revised on 2018/17/05 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes newspaper articles, articles from periodicals, personal correspondence, poetry, and photographs ranging from 1922 to 1946 regarding the Izaak Walton League and its desire to return unproductive agricultural land within the Kankakee Marsh back to marshland.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Robert R. Engels collection, 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:
Robert R. Engels was born on June 26, 1890 in Dodgeville, Wisconsin to John and Margaret Engels. He married Edith Chipman on November 21, 1924. Engels was an attorney and worked as Deputy Counselor for Gary, Indiana and as a Deputy Prosecutor in Fulton County, Indiana. He was a member of the Izaak Walton League and was known as the "Grandad of Kankakee Wildlife". Engels passed away at the age of 89 on February 3, 1980. Sources: Ancestry.com. "Robert R. Engels." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed May 17, 2018. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com."Engles, Robert R." Gary Post-Tribune (IN), February 4, 1980.
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: Engels, Robert R., 1890-1980.
Izaak Walton League of America.
Conservation of natural resources > Indiana.
Poetry.
Grand Kankakee Marsh National Wildlife Refuge (Ind. and Ill.)
Genre: Clippings.
Correspondence.
Periodicals.
Photographs.

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