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Lara Paul Good collection

Identifier: L059

Scope and Contents

This collection contains an autobiography of Lara Paul Good, including draft sections. The autobiography, completed in 1967, includes photographs, personal papers, and genealogical records. The autobiography covers the first quarter of Mr. Good's life and family history. The title of the autobiography states it is "part 1," there is no part 2 within the collection. Correspondence with Iva Kittermann is also included.


  • 1967


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

Lara Paul Good was born March 12, 1893 in Indiana. Lara was married to Leola L. Good. The couple had two sons (Graham and Richard) and one daughter (Margery). Lara Good died July 29, 1979.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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This collection is arranged by chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Lara P. Good on 1967/06/20.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in the Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

ISLG 929.2 G646g 2017: "This is the way it was: an autobiography" Part I, Vicki Smith transcription, 2017

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2015/01/08 by Brent Abercrombie.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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