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Stover family papers 1881-1905

Stover, Anna C. (creator).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1259 (Text) 00000106161235 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 2 folders

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/3/2 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The first folder includes Anna C. Stover's autograph book from her time as a student at Ladoga High School. On one of the pages are the signatures of the Graduation Class of 1884. They are: Tudie Slade, Mary E. Kehoe, Mary Widday, Anna Pinkston, George Huntington, Grant E. Rose, D. W. Bonsack, Earl Onear, and Anna Stover. Under this list are "Rest of Class of '84 & 3." These ere Cora Daughtery, Lottie Fuller, and Angie Kelley. Enclosed between the pages is a ribbon imprinted "L.H.S. '93."The first signature was written by her brother: "D. C. Stover, Christmas 1881, Denver, Colo." The most recent signature is from her Sunday school teacher, Mattie Cox, Crawfordsville, April 16, 1885. In the second folder, there are four items, only one of which is dated. A booklet entitled "A Tribute to the American Woman, Frances E. Willard, by Hon. Albert J. Beveridge of Indiana" is dated February 17, 1905. Mr. Beveridge gave this published speech when the Willard statue was unveiled in the U.S. Capitol. Ms. Willard brought half a million women "into organized cooperation in the Women's Christian Temperance Union." There is a paper in red and blue which says: "Subscriber V Victory Liberty Loan awarded by the United States Treasury Department." A cardboard with torn corner states: "A man from this house is now serving his country at the front in the United States Navy." The last item is a small blue cloth with a white rectangle in the center. On the white cloth is a blue felt, five-pointed star.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Stover family 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.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The Stover family came to Ladoga from Roanoke County, Virginia, in September 1832. Their pioneer ancestor was George Stover.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from C. William Ballard, Ballard's Antiques, before 1961.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Stover family.
Ladoga High School (Ladoga, Ind.)
United States. Navy
Autograph albums > Specimens.
Genre: Ephemera.

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