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Gossett family collection 1836-1924

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2041 (Text) 00000106180409 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 2 folders

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 1998 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created on 2016/08/26 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection includes business papers, tax receipts, and legal documents dating from 1836-1924. Most of the documents are from Samuel Gossett and involve land acquisition. Also included are the Civil War discharge papers of Alva G. Hadley.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Gossett family 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:
Samuel Gossett was a farmer in Hendricks County, born in 1838. He also owned land in Minnesota. Emma Hiss was a resident of Hendricks County, possibly born sometime in the 1870s, who taught school.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Lilly Hiss.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Gossett, Samuel.
Hadley, Alva G.
Hiss, Emma.
Education > Indiana > Hendricks County.
Farms > Indiana > Hendricks County.
Teaching > Indiana > Hendricks County.
Hendricks County (Ind.)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Veterans.

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