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Benjamin Bowman papers

 Collection — Folder: S149
Identifier: S0149

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed document from Lewis S. Bowman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1775 to 1958 regarding family and church history in Wayne County, Indiana.


  • 1775-1958

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

Benjamin Bowman was born in the Hessian Provinces of German and fought in the American Revolution. He deserted to the American side and settled in Virginia. He eventually moved to Indiana, near Cambridge City, Indiana in 1822. He had five sons, Solomon, Benjamin F., David, Jacob, and Daniel.

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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.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/03/19 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/03/19 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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