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Joe Rand Beckett collection

 Collection — Folder: S0091
Identifier: S0091

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, and military records created by Joe Rand Beckett and Battery D, 325th Field Artillery in France and the United States from 1917 to 1969.


  • 1917-1969


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

Joe Rand Beckett was born March 3, 1891 in Indiana. In 1913, he married Mary Ann Baker of Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Beckett attended Indiana University Law School in 1916. He was a deputy prosecutor under William H. Remy, a joint senator from Marion and Morgan counties, and he also served as first lieutenant in the 325th field Artillery from August 1917-March 1919.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mary Ann Beckett on 1972/08 and 1995/04/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Edythe Huffman. Collection addition processed 2016/06/07 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/04 by Lauren Patton.
Joe Rand Beckett 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.