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Ralph E. Baldwin grid drawings

 Collection — Folder: S0058
Identifier: S0058

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a grid drawn by Ralph E. Baldwin of the original land ownership in Marion Township, Lawrence County, Indiana. The grids date back to as early as 1816, two years before the county was officially organized.


  • circa 1965-1975


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

Ralph E. Baldwin was born on December 30, 1924 in Crawford County, Illinois to Howard and Edythe Baldwin. He married Patricia Ann Koepp on August 14, 1947. Baldwin worked for the Allison Division of General Motors in Indianapolis as an engineering technician; he retired in 1980.


Baker, Ronald L. and Marvin Carmony. Indiana Place Names. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1975. 88.

Baldwin, Ralph E. Theophilus Baldwin 1792-1851 and His Descendants North Carolina-Indiana. Indianapolis: Self-published, 1988. 172, 185.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Benjamin Clark during October 2005. Finding aid revised by Edythe Huffman on 2015/11/09. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/09.
Ralph E. Baldwin grid drawings
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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