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Albert E. Hise collection 1854/01/01-1860/01/01

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1888 (Text) 00000106179195 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 2014/07/16 by Keenan Salla. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/16 by Keenan Salla.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a hand-written journal and photograph of the journal's author, John Hise. The journal begins in April 1854, although there are short summaries of the months January, February and March. It's final entry is on January 1, 1860. There are entires for nearly every day, beginning with a description of the day's weather. Typically, entries describe work done, supplies purchased, trips to town and products sold in town or to other residents of the area. Often the entires describe visitors to the area, their origin and destination.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Albert E. Hise collection, 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:
John Hise was a farmer in the Jennings County area of Indiana in the mid-19th century. He lived with his wife Elizabeth and made frequent visits to Vernon and Butlersville, Indiana. His journal mentions several local residents and travelers through the area, many going between the Ohio River and Lake Erie. He also had a brother in New Orleans, and his son eventually moved to that area.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Albert E. Hise on 1976/12/31.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Farmers > Indiana > Jennings County.
Jennings County (Ind.) > Social life and customs.
Genre: Diaries.

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