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Gapen-Moore family papers 1777-1934

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L546 (Text) 00000106659147 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 manuscript box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2007 by Alison Smith. Finding aid created 2012/03 by Brent Abercrombie.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection primarily consists of the correspondence and genealogy of the Gapen, Moore, and Davis families. Topics covered within the collection include family matters, person dealings, business and retail matters, and the Civil War (Henry C. Gapen -- 5th IN Cavalry, Charles D. Davis -- 9th IN Regiment Company K). The collection also contains a pamphlet of the 5th Indiana Cavalry in East Tennessee by G.H. Russell (1864) with a short biography of Henry Clay Gapen. Additionally, the collection includes photographs of the Gapen family: Frances J. Davis, Civil War Period (1860--1864?), taken in Logansport, Indiana, Frances J. Davis with Great Grandchild (postcard photograph), taken April 12, 1911, Henry Clinton Gapen (photograph), taken ca. 1892, and the Gapen sisters (photograph), taken ca. 1904 or 1905.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Gapen-Moore family 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:
Information regarding the genealogy of the Gapen (1777--1934), Moore (1788--1917), and Davis (1831--1926) families are located within the collection.
Language Note:
Materials are entirely in English.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Gapen family.
Moore family.
Davis family.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 5th.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865). Company K.
Indiana > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre: Family histories.

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