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James K. Pleasants collection 1852, undated

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2717 (Text) 00000106663313 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 2018/10/05 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/10/05 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a scrapbook title page with an embossed "Scraps" and J.C. Riker Publisher imprint along with the written entry, "James K. Pleasants Scrap Book Commenced Vevay Indiana Nov 1852" ; a color print of a tulip; and a partial page of newspaper clippings that includes the "I wait for Thee" poem and the story "A Millerite Miracle."
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
James K. Pleasants 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:
James K. Pleasants was born on August 20, 1829 in Vevay, Indiana to George and Anna Pleasants. He married Charlotte Singer on October 12, 1854 and they had seven children. He owned and operated a large warehouse where he bought hay, grain and produce and was known as "The Produce King." He also owned a local clothing business. He passed away at the age of 84 on January 10, 1914. Source: "Death Ends Career of Jas. K. Pleasants; closes a Useful Life." The Vevay Reveille (IN), January 15, 1914.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
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.
Genre: Albums (Books)

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