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Howard G. Osgood papers 1858-1912

Osgood, Howard G., 1833-1913 creator (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L121 (Text) 121001-1006 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box, 1 cubic foot box

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/01/06 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/06 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes business papers, mortgages, deeds, indentures, and tax receipts for various properties, including the Buskirk Farm and Owen, Floyd and Monroe counties; insurance certificates, day and account books from the Osgood physician practice ranging from 1858-1912.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Howard G. Osgood papers, 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: S3082: Dr. Howard G. Osgood papers, 1998 July
Biographical or Historical Data: Howard G. Osgood was born in Franklin County, Massachusetts in Sept. of 1833 and attended Amherst academy for one year. He studied with a practicing physician, then finished his studies with physicians in Greenfield, MA and by completing a year at the Cincinnati (Ohio) Medical College. He relocated in June 1856 to Bloomington, Indiana, then to Gosport, IN where he worked as a physician for fifty years, initially (1856) in practice with Dr. Young. Dr. Young left and he was joined by Dr. Caleb L. Ritter, who later married his eldest daughter Anna. He served in the Fifth Indiana Volunteer Calvary as Assistant Surgeon from Jan. 29, 1863 to May 25, 1864, when he resigned due to ill health. He married Harriet "Hattie" Lyons on Feb. 24, 1859 (who died in 1890) in Owen County. They had four daughters, Anna, Elizabeth Eunice [Unice], Lora, and Hattie, who did not survive infancy. He died in 1913 and is buried in the Gosport Cemetery. Information found with the collection (S3082)."Osgood, Hattie". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/01/06."Osgood, Howard G., Dr". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/01/06. "Osgood, Howard G.". Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2016/01/06."Osgood, Howard G.". U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Retrieved 2016/01/06.
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: Local taxation.
Medicine > Practice > Accounting.
Gosport (Ind.)
Genre: Deeds.

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