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Van Scyoc and Shackelford families papers 1844-1978.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L556 [UNPROCESSED] (Text) 00000106663784 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 27.61 Cubic Feet (22 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2019/04/29 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/04/29 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists of the personal and business papers of the Van Scyoc and Shackelford families. This includes correspondence, school records, receipts, account books and ledgers, photographs, and other documents related to their interests.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Van Scyoc and Shackelford families papers, 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: OBD029: Van Scyoc and Shackelford families oversize papers
Biographical or Historical Data:
Ralph W. Shackelford was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 31, 1909. He was a life-long resident of Broad Ripple. His parents were Artie L. and Mary Bessie Van Scyoc Shackelford. Mary Bessie's parents were John Wesley and Martha Ann Bradley Van Scyoc. John W. Van Scyoc was a Marion County justice of the peace, owner of threshing business, and a business management advisor. Ralph Shackelford became an inventory manager at Naval Avionics Center and a route supervisor for the Indianapolis Star. He was an active Mason and member of the Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine. He was also active in the Broad Ripple Methodist Church.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ralph Shackelford on 1977/11/18.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Shackelford, Ralph, 1909-1983.
Shackelford, Mary Bessie.
Van Scyoc, John W., 1836-1919.
Shackelford, Artie L.
Van Scyoc family.
Broad Ripple (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Indiana > Social life and customs.
Justices of the peace.
High schools > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Church buildings > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Fraternal organizations.
Businessmen > Indiana > 19th century.
Genre: Account books.
Business records.

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