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Mansur scrapbook collection 1888

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1992 (Text) 1992001-1657488 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 2014/08/05 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/08/05 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes commercially printed tickets from the 1888 Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois dated June 19th regarding five days of convention attendance, some delegate, alternate and guest tickets, also a ticket allowing Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Mansur to sit in the rostrum.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Mansur scrapbook 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:
William Mansur was born on January 20, 1819 in Wayne County, Indiana to Jeremy and Jane Carr Mansur. He married Hannah Ann Culley in Marion County, Indiana on August 18, 1847, and they had two children. He worked in the pork business. In 1880, he was a retired merchant and they lived in Indianapolis. He died on October 18, 1893 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana."Mansur, Hannah". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/08/05."Mansur, Hannah". Indianapolis News 16 Sept. 1907: 14, c.4. Print."Mansur, William". 1860 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/08/05."Mansur, William". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/08/05."Mansur, William". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/08/05."Mansur, William". Indiana, Select marriages, 170-1992. Retrieved 2014/08/05.
The Republican National Convention is the official nominating convention, held every four years of the Republican Party. It was held within the Exposition Hall in Chicago, Illinois from June 19-25, 1888. Benjamin Harrison, a former senator from Indianapolis,Indiana, was nominated president, and Levi P. Morton, a former United States representative of New York, for vice president. Speakers included Frederick Douglass and John Charles Fremont, a candidate for president in 1856. "Fremont, John Charles". Political Graveyard."Republican National Convention 1888". Factualworld."Presidential nominating convention". Factualworld."Republican National Convention 1888". Political Graveyard."Republican National Convention 1888: Convention speakers". Political Graveyard.
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.
Subject: Mansur, Hannah.
Mansur, William.
Republican National Convention.
United States > Politics and government.
Chicago (Ill.)
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Scrapbooks.

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