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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L147 (Text) 00000106297732 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes

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Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
The collection includes letters from Charles Smith to Ruth Lebo written from DePauw University and other places (1902-1905); Smith family correspondence (1905-1958); Ruth Lebo Smith's diary and letters to her family from her trip to Palestine and Europe (1933); her papers and diplomas from Tipton, Indiana (1890s); newspaper and magazine articles regarding Charles Smith's work with the Methodist Church; and letters of the Burgess family (1854-1880), particularly letters from Alexander Burgess in Arcadia, Hamilton County to his family in Centerville, Wayne County.
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Note:
Mrs. Eugene Holsworth October 28, 1967 and November 29, 1967.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Ruth Burgess Lebo Smith was the wife of Charles Smith (1878-1963), a graduate of DePauw University, Greencastle (1902), and a Methodist minister in Fort Wayne, Allen County (1929-1944), Tipton, Tipton County, and other northern Indiana towns.
Subject: DePauw University.
Methodist Church > Indiana.
Methodist Church > Clergy.
Clergy > Indiana.
Spouses of clergy > Indiana.
Voyages and travels > 20th century.
Women > Indiana > Personal and other papers > 19th-20th centuries.
Arcadia (Ind.) > Family and personal papers.
Centerville (Wayne County, Ind.) > Family and personal papers.
Europe > Description and travel.
Fort Wayne (Ind.) > Family and personal papers.
Indiana > Churches and religious affairs > Methodist.
Indiana > Family and personal papers > 19th-20th centuries.
Palestine > Description and travel.
Tipton (Ind.) > Family and personal papers.
Burgess, Alexander > Correspondence.
Burgess family > Correspondence.
Smith family > Correspondence.
Genre: Diaries.

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