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Robert Thomas Mayhill collection, 1855-1858;1932.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1899 (Text) 00000106179450 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2020/07/22 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes photocopies of three items from Dr. Benjamin F. Elder: a lecture card from Starling Medical College (Columbus, Ohio) for "Lectures. Materia Medica and General Pathology" by H.L. Thull, M.D. (circa 1855-1856); a February 27, 1858 recommendation for the degree of Doctor of Medicine for Elder from the Medical College of Ohio (Cincinnati, Ohio); and a March 4, 1858 notice of appointment of Dr. Elder as a resident physician at St. John's Hospital (Cincinnati). The collection also includes photocopies of a 3-page article, "Knightstown's New Modernly Equipped School Building," reprinted from the April 8, 1932 edition of the Knightstown Banner .
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Robert Thomas Mayhill 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 Thomas "Tom" Mayhill was born April 18, 1917 in Delphi, Indiana to Bert and Dora (Thomas) Mayhill. His parents owned the Delphi Journal and he began his newspaper career at the age of 11. A Univeristy of Illinois graduate and World War II veteran, Mayhill purchased the Knightstown Banner in 1946. He married Peggy Kreisle on December 26, 1944 and they had four children. Mayhill was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in 1991. He died at the age of 95 on June 27, 2012. Sources: "Lt Robert Thomas 'Tom' Mayhill." Find a Grave Memorial no. 92748676. Accessed July 22, 2020. "Thomas R. Mayhill." Indianapolis Star (Ind.), June 29, 2012.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from R. Thomas Mayhill on 1967/04/24.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Elder, Benjamin F., 1836-1862.
Medical College of Ohio (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Medical care.
Knightstown (Ind.)
Genre: Ephemera.

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