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Nellie Belles MacMillan collection 1887-1885

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0008 (Text) 00000105865901 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0008 (Text) 00000105865992 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2004 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/29 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains copies of letters written by Nellie Belles Hill MacMillan to her father, Dr. J. T. Belles, which were published in a local Spencer, Indiana newspaper between 1877 and 1885. In her letters, MacMillan describers her travels throughout Europe and Australia. She also discusses her wedding and honeymoon plans. This collection also contains the obituaries of Dan and Charles Glacier, as well as L.M. Anderson.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Nellie Belles MacMillan 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:
Nellie Belles was born in Indiana around 1856. She was married twice. Her first husband was Jack Hill, an artist. Her second husband was Maurice Macmillan, a publisher, whom she met and married while in Europe.Her father, Joshua Tarleton Belles, was born in Indiana in 1826. He lived in Spencer, Indiana, where he worked as a doctor.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Vesta Agnew on 1967/10/06.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Australia > Description and travel > 19th century.
Europe > Description and travel > 19th century.
Genre: Obituaries.

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