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St. Joseph County collection 1914, 1926, 1927, 1949, 1966

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1691 (Text) 1691001-132552 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 2 folders

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/08/03 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/08/03 by Linda Gellert.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: The collection includes various items about the history of St. Joseph County, Indiana, and the surrounding South Bend area. Folder one includes a postcard of Studebaker's, South Bend, Indiana, stamped 1914; business card of Birdsell Manufacturing Company, South Bend, Indiana, undated; and two-page newspaper clipping of "A Business Biography of Leading Firms in the Michiana Area", the South Bend Tribune, January 1. Folder two includes a typed copy of a six-page address by Otto M. Knoblock, April 13, 1926, titled "Indian Trails"; a two-page document, including an original handwritten dictation by C.B. Coleman, of Charles Stoltz, South Bend; a typed summary page, regarding corrections about the history of the bridges of South Bend, Indiana, undated; a three-page mimeographed copy of organization of the Associated Charities of South Bend, undated; a four-page photocopy of the "History of the Kindergarten Movement in South Bend", by Mamie Kindig, January 11, 1927; an eight-page mimeographed copy of a list, titled "Names, Places, and Localities of Historic South Bend"; an original one-page letter from Major General Delmar T. Spivey, Culver Military Academy, to David Turnbull, Mishawaka, Indiana, October 4, 1966, regarding an invitation to meet with the executive board; and a three page letter from The Singer Manufacturing Company, South Bend, to the Indiana Historical Bureau, dated September 30, 1949 regarding an outline of the history of the South Bend Singer plant, and listing of Singer Factories throughout the world.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: St. Joseph 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: St. Joseph County, Indiana, established in 1830, was named for the St. Joseph River, which flows into Lake Michigan. Its capital is South Bend.Source: http://historymuseumsb.org/st-joseph-county-facts/
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: Turnbull, David.
Singer Manufacturing Company.
Indian trails > Indiana.
Schools > Indiana > History > 20th century.
Michigan, Lake.
South Bend (Ind.)
Saint Joseph County (Ind.)

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