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Mary Coquillard oral history transcript

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: OH064
Identifier: OH064

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 1 transcript of an interview with Mary Clark Coquillard. While she speaks very little about herself, she goes into great detail about social life in South Bend around 1900. Topics include: daily domestic life, cars, fashion, the Studebaker family, South Bend society, the Oliver family, and local history.


  • 1966/02/18

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.

Biographical Note

Mary Clark Coquillard was a member of high society in South Bend, Indiana. She was born May 17, 1888. Her father was a lawyer. She married Alexis Coquillard, whose family helped found South Bend. She had at least one child, Alexis Coquillard, Jr. Mary passed away in 1985.


“Obituaries.” South Bend Tribune. 2012.


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This collection includes one transcript.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Indiana State Library Oral History Project during 1973.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Claire Rutledge during March 2012. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2019/07/03.
Mary Coquillard oral history transcript
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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