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Martha C. Bishop papers circa 1880-1946

Bishop, Martha C., (creator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0121 (Text) 00000105867097 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/12/04 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/12/04 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes a memoir from Martha C. Bishop in Indiana from circa 1880-1946 regarding her life.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Martha C. Bishop 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: Martha Carver Bishop was born on March 3, 1867 to John and Clerey Carver in Straughn, Indiana; growing up in Benton and Newton Counties. She taught school in Illinois for four years and married Hanford Bishop, who was from Nebraska. They lived in Nebraska, Missouri and Arkansas and had three children: T. Vernon, Clarice, and John Donald. She became a resident of Indianapolis in 1905, and in 1932, she became a regular contributor to the "Hoosier Homespun" columns in the Indianapolis News. She published songs and poems and cowrote a book entitled, "Hoosier Courtships in the House and Buggy Days." She died on March 1, 1950 in Indianapolis. Information found within collection. "Martha Carver Bishop". (1974) In Indiana Authors and their books: 1917-1966. (p. 53) Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. ISLI 16.810 B291I "Martha Carver". 1880 United States Federal Census. Dec. 4, 2013. http://ancestrylibrary.com "H. P. Bishof." 1910 United States Federal Census. Feb. 24, 2014. http://ancestrylibrary.com "Hanford Bishop." 1900 United States Federal Census. Feb. 24, 2014. http://ancestrylibrary.com "Hanford Putnam Bishop." Web: Indiana, Find a Grave Index, 1800-2012. Feb. 24, 2014. http://ancestrylibrary.com
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Harold Darstein on 1969/10/28.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Journalism.
Manners and customs.
Storytelling.
Arkansas.
Benton County (Ind.)
Illinois.
Missouri
Nebraska.

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