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Maude Vestal papers, 1920-1940.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L384 (Text) 00000106352545 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes

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General Note: Processing information: Collection processing completed 2006/04 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/20 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: The bulk of the collection consists of Maude Vestal's diaries (1920, 1925-1932) and papers regarding the Wendell Willkie Notification Committee (1940). The Willkie papers principally pertain to the planning of the official notification ceremony in Elwood, Indiana, on August 17, 1940. The collection also contains family and business correspondence; papers regarding her guardianship of Ann Catherine Shaffer; reports on clothing production by Red Cross Volunteers in Anderson; and social work reports.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Maude Vestal papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data: Hulda Maude Malone was born in February 1879, in Anderson, Indiana. She married Albert H. Vestal on January 8, 1903. Like her husband, Maude was active in the work of the Republican party. She was a member of the Indiana Woman's Republican Club as well as Madison County and Anderson Republican organizations. She was active in the campaign of Wendell Willkie. Maude was also very involved in the American Red Cross in Madison County. She died on June 13, 1951, in Anderson, Indiana.
Subject: Vestal, Hulda Malone.
Vestal, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1875-1932.
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944
Republican Party (Ind.)
Wendell Willkie Notification Committee.
American Red Cross
Political campaigns.
Social service > Research.
Indiana > Politics and government.

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