|| Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/16 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/16 by Laura Eliason.
|Restrictions on Access Note:
|| This collection is open for research.
|| This collection includes an undated, typewritten copy of Patterson Fletcher Luark's autobiographical preface to his journal transcribed from the Northwest collection microfilm owned by the University of Washington, Seattle.
|Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
|| Patterson Fletcher Luark biographical sketch, 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:
|| Patterson Fletcher Luark (Laurk) was born on December 16, 1814 in Sullivan County, Tennessee to John and Catherine Luark. He moved with his family to Fayette County, Indiana in 1822. He married Matilda Ann Witham (?-1840) on March 9, 1837 and moved to Bond County, Illinois in the summer of 1840. After the death of his wife and young daughter, he married Mary L. Hodge (1821-1891) on December 19, 1841. In 1853, he and his brother, Michael, and their families moved to the Pacific Northwest. He died on April 17, 1901 in Lake County, California.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Patterson F. Luark." Illinois Marriages to 1850. Accessed March 16, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Patterson F. Luark." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed March 16, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.FindaGrave.com. "Patterson Fletcher Luark." Find a Grave Index. Accessed March 15, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com/.Pacific County Historic Society. "Patterson Fletcher Luark." The Sou'Wester. Summer, 1968. Accessed March 15, 2016. http://pacificcohistory.org/SouWester/1968%20Summer.pdf.
|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.