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Henry Ward Beecher collection circa 1830-1887

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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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 L600 (Text) 00000106355118 Manuscripts Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 0.7 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize folder

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/09/13 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2014/09/13 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, postcards and advertisements from a personal collector in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1830 to 1887 regarding Henry Ward Beecher's life and career in Brooklyn, New York and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Henry Ward Beecher 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:
Henry Ward Beecher (1813₃1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial. Beecher graduated from Amherst College in 1834 and Lane Theological Seminary in 1837 before serving as a minister in Indianapolis and Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division on 2014/09/13. It was received as a donation from Carol M. McDonald on 2014/09/11.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887.
Advertising.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Postcards.

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