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Benjamin F. Magee journal 1905

Magee, Benjamin F., (creator.).

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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 S0917 (Text) 917001-1065748 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.05 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/09/26 by Danielle Adams. EAD finding aid created 2014/09/26 by Danielle Adams.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes a journal from Benjamin F. Magee in Indiana ranging from 1680 to 1905 regarding the Magee family history.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Benjamin F. Magee journal, 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: The Magee family, being a strong Presbyterian family, moved to the United States around 1680 when King James IIII forced the Catholic religion on Scottland and England. Benjamin F. Magee believed that all Magee's in the United States were of the same decent despite differences in spelling as his great grandfather spelled it McGhie, his grandfather Meghie, his father, Megie, and he Magee. Magee was in the army during the American Civil War, went to college at Hartsville University, and lived past the ripe old age of 71 when he wrote this journal.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Cladys L. Moore on 1972/12/30.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Magee family.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre: Correspondence.
Family histories.

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