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Lennie M. Berkey collection

 Collection — Folder: S0111
Identifier: S0111

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a 13-page, typed biography of Mary Adaline Brock, written by daughter Lennie Martin Berkey in 1941, covering Mary's life from her birth in 1858 through the Civil War period. Also included is a 2-page note written in 1943 by Lennie, with additional recollections of her mother during this time period, including a memory of Morgan's Raid during the U.S. Civil War.


  • 1858-1943

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 Adaline Brock was born 22 Jan 1858 to Michael and Elizabeth (Stover) Brock in Clark County, Indiana. She married William M. Martin in February 1886, and died 7 Oct 1946. The couple had five children, including daughter Lennie Rose Martin, who married James Garfield Martin. Lennie died on 17 Mar 1981, in Salem, Washington County, Indiana.


Items in the collection. "Mary Brock." Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed .


0.01 Cubic Feet (1folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Lennie Martin Berkey on 1979/01/23.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/06/08 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/08 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/16 by Brittany Kropf.
Lennie M. Berkey 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.