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Mrs. Mary Lasecki letters 1966

Lasecki, Mary (creator).

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0806 (Text) 00000106159833 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 2016/03/23 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/23 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes 2 handwritten letters sent by Mrs. Mary Lasecki to Roger Bryant Francis, director of the South Bend Public Library, on January 19, 1966 and February 1, 1966. Her letters relate her childhood memories of South Bend and some brief memories of World War I. Mrs. Lasecki wrote the letters in response to the article, "Hunts Hoosier History in Personalities," that appeared in The South Bend Tribune on January 16, 1966.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Mrs. Mary Lasecki letters, 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: Thomas K. Krasean, an Indiana State Library field representative, conducted a "historical hunt" for Hoosier history in 1966. Krasean set out to collect letters, journals, diaries, maps, broadsides, photographs and manuscripts describing life in the South Bend area from the days as a territory until the time of the Sesquicentennial of Indiana's statehood in 1966. The emphasis of the collection was put on the personal aspect of the state's history, with a strong focus on tape-recorded statements from members of the community relating their experiences and recollections of the past. Persons interested in contributing documents were asked to contact Roger B. Francis, director of the South Bend Public Library.Source:Morrison, Laurance. "Hunts Hoosier History in Personalities." The South Bend Tribune (IN), January 16, 1966.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Mary Lasecki, circa 1966.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Francis, Roger Bryant.
World War, 1914-1918.
South Bend (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence

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