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Ernest L. Whittington collection 1895-1962

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1400 (Text) 00000106661721 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 2018/03/14 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2018/03/14 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a letter from D.W. Henry, a lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana, to General and Mrs. Jesse M. Lee, residing in Manilla, Philippine Islands, regarding a book memorializing Colonel R. W. Thompson, dated December 22, 1906; a Chicago and South Eastern Railway Company letter dated October 29, 1895 from W.S. Parkhurst to railroad agents, regarding a September 14, 1892 tariff correction; a blank Defense Warden Application from the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a blank Certificate of Appointment as Defense Warden from the Fort Wayne Civilian Defense Director, and a blank letter to the families of those in the Armed Forces from the Fort Wayne Civilian Defense, and a list of Fort Wayne veterans who were wounded and/or discharged during the "European War" for use of counselors at the Fort Wayne Veterans Aid Commission Referral and Information Center; a press pass to the President John F. Kennedy rally in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 13, 1962; a J.W. Carpenter, Importer of Scotch Granite Monuments and Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Marble business card. Carpenter Brothers' business was located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Ernest L. Whittington 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:
Ernest L. Whittington was born on September 19, 1914. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 21, 1941 at Fort Benjamin Harrison within the Warrant Officers branch. He married Glenna Marie Cottrell. Whittington died on February 8, 1987 and is buried at the New Bellsville Cemetery in Brown County, Indiana. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.
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: Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Chicago, Terre Haute, and Southeastern Railway Company.
United States. Office of Civilian Defense.
Business enterprises > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Railroads > Indiana > History.
Stone industry and trade.
Fort Wayne (Ind.)
Manila (Philippines)
Vigo County (Ind.)

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