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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L132 (Text) 00000106658511 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.6 Cubic feet 2 manuscript boxes

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/02/03 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/03 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes correspondence from Hamet N. Helms and Mary A. Helms and others in Haddon, Indiana; Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; and Lansing, Iowa; as well as reminiscences and account books ranging from 1823-1890 regarding family and professional business.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Hamet N. Helms papers, 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:
Hamet N. Helms was born near Geneva, New York on October 3, 1814 to Jacob and Anna (Dixon) Helms, who had eight children. The family moved to Carlisle, Indiana when he was young. After his mother died when he was ten, he lived with Dr. John Davis, studying medicine under him and at Lexington, Kentucky in 1837-1838. He was a physician in Haddon, Sullivan County, Indiana, in various partnerships and a farmer. He retired from the profession in 1878. He married Mary A. Davis in Sullivan County on December 1, 1839. They had three children: Benjamin Rush, Margaret D., and Ann R. Mary A. died on Aug. 26, 1851. He then married Mrs. Amanda (Gray) Sallee on July 8 (or 11), 1854, with whom he had three children: Samuel D., Albert G., and Daniel W. V.Hamet died in 1892 and is buried in Haddon Cemetery, Carlisle, Indiana. Amanda, who died in 1904, is buried next to him. Sources: Information found within the "Helms, [Hannah] N." 1850 United States Federal Census.Accessed February 3, 2016. "Helms, W. N." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 3, 2016. "Helms, [Hamal] N." 1870 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 3, 2016. "Helms, H. N." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed February 3, 2016. "Helms, Amanda" 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/03. "Helms, Hamet N." Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed February 3, 2016. "Helms, Amanda" Find a Grave Index. Accessed February 3, 2016. "Helms, Hamet N." Find a Grave Index. Accessed February 3, 2016. of Greene and Sullivan Counties, State of Indiana: From Earliest Times to the Present. (Chicago, IL: Goodspeed Bros & Co., 1884), 750-751.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Faye Boone on 1950/12/27.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Account books > Specimens.
Physicians (General practice) > United States > History > 19th century.
Haddon (Ind.)
Sullivan County (Ind.)

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