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Origen Thomson biographical sketch circa 1920.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1309 (Text) 00000106661069 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic ft.

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/8/31 bt Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This single typed paper gives a short biography of Origen Thomson (1829-1882), who followed several career paths. He attended Decatur County Seminary and Hanover College. From 1850-1852, he studied medicine with Dr. Moody. Origen lived in Oregon for six years in the 1850s. He and his brother Orville published the Hoosier State newspaper in Lawrenceburg from 1858-1860. He was a surveyor for railroads and involved in the stone quarry business in Greensburg. Mr. Thomson was a Presbyterian.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Origen Thomson biographical sketch, 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:
Origen Thomson (1829-1882) was the son of John and Spicey Hamilton Thomson, of Scottish descent. He married twice, first to Nancy Azilla McCoy in 1860, and second to Mary J. Brown in 1880. Nancy died in 1879. Mary died in Indianapolis about 1920. Nancy and Origen had one daughter, Mrs. Lou Sebring, who lived in Tekonsha, Michigan.
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: Thomson, Origen, 1829-1882.
Decatur County (Ind.)
Genre: Biographies.

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