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Frank L. Hiatt "We Who Served" manuscript 2008

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1282 (Text) 00000106356363 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.04 Cubic feet 2 folders

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/05/09 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/09 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes two copies of Frank L. Hiatt's manuscript, "We Who Served", in print and on a CD-R sound disc. Compiled in 2008, the family military history was created to honor and remember those of Hiatt's extended family who served the United States in all the branches of the military during the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Iraq War, and during peace time. Hiatt's manuscript contains copies of certificates, correspondence, military documents, news articles, personal narratives, photographs, and documents about military battles and military regiments. The collection also includes biographical information and photographs of Dolores Bedoy Hiatt's father and her uncles who were veterans of the Mexican Revolution.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Frank L. Hiatt "We Who Served" manuscript, 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:
Frank Leakey Hiatt was born on May 20, 1928 in New Castle, Indiana to Wilbur and Dorothy Hiatt. He entered the Marine Corps in June, 1945 at the end of World War II and was in active service until he was honorably discharged in October, 1946. Hiatt worked in the construction business and was the owner of General Steel Fabricating and General Steel Erectors. He married Dolores Bedoy (1929-1990) on November 22, 1952 and they had six children. He passed away in Indianapolis at the age of 82 on September 26, 2010.Sources:Information within collection. "Frank Hiatt." Marion County, Indiana Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed May 7, 2018. "Frank Leakey Hiatt." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed May 7, 2018."Frank Leakey Hiatt." Indianapolis Star, September 28, 2010.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division on 2018/03/02.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Hiatt family.
Iraq War, 2003-2011.
Veterans > Indiana.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Genre: Correspondence.
Personal narratives.

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