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Temple H. Dunn collection 1855-1950

Dunn, Temple H., 1846-1920 (Compiler (com)).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L262 (Text) 00000106353212 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.8 Cubic feet 2 manuscript boxes

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General Note:
Processing Information: EAD finding aid created 2015/01/22 by Brent Abercrombie.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists primarily of Dunn's correspondence from the period 1866-1919. Included are Dunn's letters to his brother, William R. Dunn, an Alton furniture maker (1866-1880); letters to his daughter, written while he was living at the Soldiers' Home (1904-1909); letters to Dunn from W.R. Dunn, principally when working with Peckinpaugh, Harrison & Company, an Alton wagon company (1892-1897); and other family letters from Jamestown, Boone County (1878), and from Wells College, N.Y. (1919). Additional materials include Dunn's correspondence with other educators regarding his efforts to find a position (1891-1893); business receipts (1880-1890); and his notes on Roman history (1880).
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Temple H. Dunn 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:
Temple H. Dunn was born in Alton, Crawford County, Indiana in 1846. Temple was married to Marcia G. Dunn. He died in 1920, and is buried at Orchard Knob Cemetery.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Dunn, William R., active 1866-1897.
Dunn family.
Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home.
Wells College.
Peckinpaugh, Harrison & Company (Alton, Ind.)
Alton Furniture Company (Ind.)
Teachers > Indiana > 19th century.
Genre: Ambrotypes

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