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Department of Indiana, United Spanish War Veterans, Winfield T. Durbin Camp, No. 78 record book 1924-1966.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1758 (Text) 00000106356686 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 2018/08/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/08/06 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes the record book of the Winfield T. Durbin Camp, No. 78, local chapter of the United Spanish War Veterans in Anderson, Indiana. Ranging from 1924 to 1966, the entries include the members name, address, birth date, occupation, entry date and discharge date of military service, nearest relative, and their signature. Also included is the "date mustered into camp" and additional remarks about the members that consist primarily of dates of death.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Department of Indiana, United Spanish War Veterans, Winfield T. Durbin Camp, No. 78 record book, 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:
The United Spanish War Veterans was a organization established in 1904 for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, and the Chinese Expedition. The group's main objective was to "unite in fraternal bonds, through national, state and local organizations, those men who served in the military or naval establishments of the United States of America in the war with Spain and in the campaigns incidental to and growing out of that war." The organization was called a department at the state level and a camp at the local level. The Winfield T. Durbin Camp, No. 78 was the local chapter of Anderson, Indiana.Sources:"Brief History of Organization of Spanish-American War Veterans." The Princeton Daily Democrat (IN), August 225, 1920.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Anderson Public Library on 2018/06/25.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: United Spanish War Veterans. Department of Indiana. Winifield T. Durbin Camp No. 78 (Anderson, Ind.)
Fraternal organizations.
Veterans.

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