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Ebenezer Sharpe diary 1851-1853

Sharpe, Ebenezer, (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 S1167 (Text) 00000106660061 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 2016/05/27 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/27 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes one diary from Ebenezer Sharpe in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1851 to 1853, concerning daily life in the capitol, family life, and teaching, as well as clippings of "A Hoosier Listening Post" by Kate Milner Rabb.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Ebenezer Sharpe diary, 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:
Ebenezer Sharpe was born in Kentucky and moved to the newly founded Indianapolis in 1926 and established a school in the Presbyterian Church on Pennsylvania Street. He worked as a land agent as newly acquired land was sold off to developers. He was also a member of the Indianapolis Literary Club and a banker.Sources:"Founding of the Club." Indianapolis Literary Club. Accessed May 27, 2016., William Robeson. Indianapolis: A Historical and Statistical Sketch of the Railroad City. (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Journal Print, 1870), 163.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Bella M. Sharpe on 1930/03/03.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Families.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Pioneers > Indiana.
Schools > Indiana > History > 19th century.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Diaries.

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