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Edmund Albertson collection

 Collection — Folder: S011
Identifier: S0011

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter (photocopy) from Edmund Albertson to his sister-in-law, Mary Morris of Mount Pleasant, Ohio. In this letter, Albertson discusses his children and family, the weather, a meeting of the Canton Library and the progress of a student who had gone onto college.


  • 1841


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

Edmund Albertson was born in 1813 in North Carolina. After moving to Indiana, he married Sophia Morris on August 8, 1839. Together they had 6 children. Albertson worked as a physician in Canton, Indiana. He was also a member and minister of the Blue River Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends). He died in Canton on June 19, 1863.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mary Hobbs on 1968/06/14.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed by Jennifer Duplaga during November 2004. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/27 by Bethany Fiechter.
Edmund Albertson collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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