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Bradford Richardson diploma, 1901/06/14

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1848 (Text) 00000106179328 Manuscripts Collection 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 2021/04/13 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes the Indiana Common Schools diploma awarded to Bradford Richarson of District No. 6, Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana. Signed June 14, 1901 by the county superintendent and trustee, the certificate states that Richardson had passed a "creditable examination in Orthography, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, English, Grammar, Physiology and United States History."
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Bradford Richardson diploma, 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.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: S1112: Lewis Bradford Richardson collection.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Lewis Bradford Richardson was born August 25, 1884 in Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana to Bluford and Louisa (Burgett) Richardson. He attended local schools and received a diploma from the Indiana Common Schools in 1901. A farmer by trade, he also wrote poetry and created and wrote the "Corn-tassel City Items" for the Franklin Democrat under the pen name of Rev. Chuck Huddleston. Married and divorced twice, he was the father of 10 children. He died at the age of 67 on November 2, 1951. Sources: "Lewis Bradford Richardson Sr." Find a Grave Memorial no. 31770344. Accessed April 12, 2021. "Lewis Richardson Dies Suddenly." Brown County Democrat (Ind.), November 8, 1951. "Richardson Case is Venued From County." The Franklin Evening Star (Ind.), January 8, 1932.
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: Education > Indiana.
Johnson County (Ind.)
Genre: Diplomas.

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