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Kosciusko County collection circa 1870s-1918.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1682 (Text) 00000106662984 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 2017/05/25 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/05/25 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/28 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection contains two items from Kosciusko County, Indiana, comprising a small advertising card for an attorney and land agent, James H. Carpenter, in Warsaw, Indiana and a two-page, typed letter from George A. Nye, a math teacher from Warsaw, Indiana to Christopher Coleman, the Indiana State Library director, circa 1917-1918, regarding the position offerred to Nye. The letter also lists the articles he wrote, mostly regarding Warsaw, in the preceding 25 years and makes mention of the first world war.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Kosciusko County 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:
George A. Nye, born January 20, 1889 to John R. and Isabella Nye, was a math and science teachter at Warsaw High School in Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, age 31. Nye is also depicted in the 1933 Warsaw High School Yearbook as a math and science teacher. He died March 26, 1977 in Warsaw, Indiana.James H. Carpenter, born October 31, 1822, served in the U.S. Civil War in Company I, 7th Indiana Cavalry. He mustered out on July 21, 1865. Carpenter was married to Minerva J. Carpenter and worked as a lawyer and land agent in Warsaw, Indiana. He died May 11, 1882 in Warsaw.Sources: Items in the collection.Ancestry.com. "George A. Nye." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed May 25, 2017. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "George A. Nye." Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed May 25, 2017. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "George A. Nye." U.S., School Yearbooks, 1880-2012. Accessed May 25, 2017. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "James H. Carpenter." Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920. Accessed May 25, 2017. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "James H. Carpenter." U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Accessed May 25, 2017. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from David C. Turnball on 1966/01/24.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana State Library.
Advertising.
Lawyers > Indiana.
Librarians.
Teachers > Indiana.
Kosciusko County (Ind.)
Warsaw (Ind.)
Genre: Advertising cards.
Correspondence.

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