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Vincennes Library Company meeting minutes

 Collection — Box: L749
Identifier: L749

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the minutes to the meetings held by the stockholders of the Vincennes Library Company in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1806 to 1871. Included in the minutes are office elections, selection of librarians, and the purchases of materials.

Dates

  • 1806-1871

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Historical Note

The Vincennes Library Company was established in 1806 by several members of the community. It was a subscription library that received funding from stockholders. William Henry Harrison was a member and his son was a librarian for the company until his death in 1830.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 medium oversize box)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 2007/09 by Alison Smith. EAD finding aid created 2021/09/29 by Lauren Patton.
Title
Vincennes Library Company meeting minutes
Status
Completed
Description rules
Cataloging Cultural Objects
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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