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John Nipp, Sr. reminiscences 1935 December 24

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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 S2197 (Text) 00000106199532 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/07/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/08 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection has the original handwritten, three-page draft as well as the two-page typed transcript of John Nipp Sr.'s reminiscences written on December 24, 1935, with a description of the old log schoolhouse circa 1855-1856 in Washington Township, Rush County, Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
John Nipp, Sr. reminiscences, 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:
According to the account, schoolhouses in Indiana between 1821 and 1850 were quite rustic, made of logs and built in the woods with disregard for township lines. In Rush County, John Nipp was one of eight people "who helped materially on" the old Silver Schoolhouse, a round-log building, which was still standing circa 1855-1856, before a new one was built in District 9, Washington Township, Rush County, Indiana.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Denzil Doggett on 1936/01/15.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Reminiscing.
School buildings.
Rush County (Ind.)

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