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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1603 (Text) 00000106662463 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 2016/04/07 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/07 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/16 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection comprises an autograph book, which belonged to William Shaw in 1883, containing the names of his colleagues and staff members of the 53rd Indiana General Assembly as well as the individuals home town and position. A few politicians also included their occupations or personal notes.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
William Shaw autograph book, 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:
William Shaw was born December 1, 1822, in Mansfield, Ohio. He married Mary Gilchrist in 1848. After she died in 1852, he married Nancy Thompson in 1854 and they had five children: Charity, Stephen, James, Della, and Alexander. Shaw served as the representative from Marshall County in the 53rd Indiana General Assembly in 1883. Mr. Shaw lived in Marmont (now Culver), Indiana.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from his great-grandson, James R. May, on 1977/2/25.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana. General Assembly.
Autograph albums.
Indiana > Politics and government > 19th century.
Politicians > Indiana.
Politicians > Indiana > Autographs.

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