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Jacob Moorehouse Ward, Sr. collection 1935

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1357 (Text) 00000106663701 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 2018/05/24 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/24 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2018/06/08 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes typed copies of poems and essays by Jacob Moorehouse Ward, Sr. written from 1838 to 1847, transcribed by descendant Merton W. Grills in 1935.There are also essays by other authors, collected by Ward, such as the three-page essay on "The Death of Daniel Webster" by E. C. Baldwin.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Jacob Moorehouse Ward, Sr. 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:
Jacob Moorehouse Ward, Sr. and his friend Robert Hall wrote essays which they shared with each other. Ward was married to Martha C. Ward. They lived in Lewisville, Henry County, Indiana and had at least two daughters, Marcella Ward-Copeland and Laura A. Ward-Grills, who lived in Hagerstown, Indiana. In 1846, Jacob Ward lived in Cincinnati, Ohio and making furniture. Merton W. Grills was the son of Laura A. Ward-Grills and Jacob Moorehouse Ward's grandson.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Merton W. Grills in 1935(?).
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Ward family.
Authors and publishers.
Authors, American > Indiana.
Poets, American > Indiana.
Genre: Essays.

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