- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||[Mss I] ISLI L105 (Text)||00000106296932||Manuscripts||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 4 manuscripts boxes
|Restrictions on Access Note:||
The collection is open for research use.
The collection primarily consists of correspondence to Jean Hornstein Menger from her husband Cornelius H. Menger. The letters date from when Cornelius served as captain in World War 1, and continue through after his time in the armed service (1917 to 1940). Letters from Menger originate from France, New York City, Boston, Washington D.C., Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, Pensacola, Omaha, and Indianapolis. Also included are letters to Mrs. Menger, then Jean Hornstein, from other World War 1 soldiers.
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:||
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library. Manuscript materials cannot be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
|Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:||
|Biographical or Historical Data:||
Cornelius H. Menger served as a caption in France during World War 1 (1917 - 1919). Following the war, Menger returned to the U.S., where he worked in the ordinance department, stationed in Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Alabama (1919 - 1928). In 1920, Menger married Jean Hornstein, whom he met before the war while working in New York City. In 1929, Menger took up employment with the Alabama Power Company (1929 - 1932ish), while continuing to serve as an officer in the Army Reserve, stationed at Fort Sheridan, Illinois and Fort Knox, Kentucky. After his time with the Alabama Power Company, Menger worked with the National Park Service and later with the International Harvester in Indianapolis (1936 - 1939).
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