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Diary, 1927

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The bulk of the collection consists of Maude Vestal’s diaries (1920, 1925-1932) and papers regarding the Wendell Willkie Notification Committee (1940). The Willkie papers principally pertain to the planning of the official notification ceremony in Elwood, Indiana, on August 17, 1940. The collection also contains family and business correspondence; papers regarding her guardianship of Ann Catherine Shaffer; reports on clothing production by Red Cross Volunteers in Anderson; and social work reports. The collection is arranged in two series, Diaries and Subject files. The Diaries are arranged chronologically, while the Subject files are arranged alphabetically.


  • 1920-1940

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 1 Cubic Feet (3 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.