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James Eli Watson papers, 1879-1913.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L237 (Text) 00000106353006 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OBC032 (Text) 18871-9874 Manuscripts Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes 1 oversized folder

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2005/10 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/14 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists of school papers, speeches, correspondence, and other papers of James Eli Watson. Also included are a collection of U.S. and foreign stamps and a stamp album.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
James Eli Watson 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:
James Eli Watson was born in Winchester, Indiana, on November 2, 1864. He graduated from DePauw University and was admitted to the bar in 1886. Watson practiced law in Winchester until 1893 when he moved to Rushville. He served as a U.S. Representative (1895-1897, 1899-1909) and a U.S. Senator (1916-1933). After leaving the Senate, he continued to practice law in Washington, D.C. until his death on July 29, 1948.
Subject: Watson, James E. (James Eli), 1863-1948.
United States. Congress. House.
United States. Congress. Senate.
Lawyers > Indiana > Winchester.
Lawyers > Indiana > Rushville.
Lawyers > Washington (D.C.)
Legislators > United States.

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