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S. Frank Balcom collection 1888-1911

Balcom, S. Frank, (Former owner (fmo)).
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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 G] ISLG G027 (Text) 270001-100064 Genealogy manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.5 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/17 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/19 by Sarah Pfundstein.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes correspondence, family charts, photographs and newspaper clippings from S. Frank Balcom and his relatives ranging from 1888 to 1911 regarding the Balcom family.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
S. Frank Balcom Collection, Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with the Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Genealogy Division.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Stephen Francis Balcom was born January 24, 1856 in Vicksburg, Mississippi to Stephen and Margaret Balcom. He attended the University of Illinois graduating with a degree in civil engineering in 1875. On June 10,1880 he married Eliza Hall and they had four children Lucy, Ethelwyn, Mary and Henry Clarke. He was employed by the railroad until 1897 when he took a position with the Engineering Department of the Park Board of the City of Indianapolis. He was a member of the National Society of Engineers, Indianapolis Illini, the Indiana Historical Society and Tabernacle Presbyterian Church. He interests included genealogy and early civilizations in the United States.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a records transfer from Indiana Historical Society via Robert Conrad Metzker on 1984/10/27.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Baucom family, Associated name (asn)
Genre: Correspondence.

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