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Joseph H. Shea collection 1890-1951

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L141 (Text) 00000106658529 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 manuscript boxe

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2012/11 bu Brent Abercrombie.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection consists of correspondence with Joseph H. Shea (1890 - 1918, bulk 1916) relating to Democratic politics, his time served as U.S. Ambassador to Chile, and general topics. Included are photographs and various printed material. Additionally, the collection contains one folder relating to Julia Shea's papers (1921 - 1959). Noted correspondents include Harry S. New and John W. Kern.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Joseph H. Shea 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:
Joseph H. Shea was born in Lexington, Indiana in 1862 to parents Patrick and Bridget Shea. He received his A.B. degree from Indiana University in 1889 and admitted to the bar at Scottsburg in 1889. Shea also practiced law in Seymour, Indiana and later in Indianapolis. He began his public service as a prosecuting attorney and twice served as circuit judge. Shea served as Ambassador to Chile (1916 - 1921) on the recommendation by Vice President Thomas R. Marshall. Joseph H. Shea died in 1928, and is buried in Madison, Indiana.
Language Note:
Materials are entirely in English.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from Paul Goodpasture, 1974/10/15.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Shea, Joseph H.
New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937.
Ambassadors > United States.
Democratic Party (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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