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John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) collection 1845-1936.

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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 S0250 (Text) 00000106657760 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note: Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013
Restrictions on Access Note: The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains transcripts of documents pertaining to Chapman's estate and the location of his grave, including probate records and research conducted on the location of Chapman’s grave nearly a century after his death.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) 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.
Biographical or Historical Data: John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was born September 26, 1774, in Leominster, Massachusetts. He became a legendary figure for traveling throughout the Midwest planting apple trees for the benefit of the settlers and for his eccentric lifestyle. Chapman died March 11, 1845, near Fort Wayne, Indiana. At the time of his death, he owned large plots of land in multiple states which he used for growing trees.
Subject: Appleseed, Johnny, 1774-1845.

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