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Lois York collection, 1834-1979

York, Lois, 1907-,(creator.).
Sharp, Malinda,(creator.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies 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 L314 (Text) 00000106353675 Manuscripts Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OB231 (Text) 231001-13282 Manuscripts Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OBD044 (Text) 110001-13282 Manuscripts Collection Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OBE011 (Text) 11001-1328254 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2015/12/17 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2021/11/02 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes documents and photographs collected by Lois York, as well as her ancestors, regarding the history of Hendricks County, especially Coatesville where she lived. The Woman's Literary Club of Coatesville published their membership list and programs in little booklets from 1913 through 1964. Edith Sharp Ryner, Lois York's mother, was a long-time member. Rev. Cecil J. Sharp, a pastor and leader in religous education in the Christian Church, was the uncle of Lois York. Clark H. Tanner wrote his thesis on Rev. C. J. Sharp in 1976. There are several historic oversized photographs and one legal document signed by Andrew Jackson in a separate folder. There are 2 oversize folders containing Herbert S. Hadley, William Flinn, Elihu Root, and Victor Rosewater photograph, circa 1920-1930; Theodore Roosevelt photograph, 1901-1909; Parks Brittain of Hendricks County, Indiana land grant, 1831 (OB231); World War I soldiers, Monument Circle advertisement photograph, 1918/11/11; and a President Theodore Roosevelt, Marion County visit photograph, 1907/05/30 (OBE011).
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Lois York 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.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: OB231: Lois York oversize photographs and land grant OBE011: Lois York oversize photographs.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Lois Ryner York lived in Coatesville, Indiana, in 1979 when she donated this collection. Her father, Francis Hall Ryner, worked at the Indianapolis Post Office and the Railway Mail Serice for over 40 years, and farmed 90 acres in Hendricks County. Ryner descended from Jacob Wisehart on his mother's side, and Henry Ryner on his father's side. Lois' mother had Sharp, Randel, Minter, and Ridpath ancestors. Lois was born about 1907, and her husband was born about 1901. In 1979, theyhad lived at their house located at Hendricks Co. 800 W, 300S, for 44 of their 51 years of married life.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Lois York on 1979/09/28.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
York, Lois, 1907-
War songs > United States > 19th century.
Women > Societies and clubs.
Coatesville (Ind.)
Hendricks County (Ind.)
Genre: Pamphlets.
Account books.

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