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Kate Milner Rabb clippings on Bradley family

 Collection — Folder: S0156
Identifier: S0156

Scope and Contents

This collection includes newspaper clippings of Kate Milner Rabb's column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," from the Indianapolis Star during September 13-17 and 19, 1928, regarding the family letters from the Bradley children to their parents, Burr and Esther Bradley in Salem, Indiana and Warsaw, Illinois ranging from 1843 to 1849 concering community news, family events, and daily life.


  • 1928/09


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

Dr. Burr Bradley was born in Fairfield, Connecticut on February 17, 1790, and resided in Salem, Indiana from 1816 to 1847, married Esther William Plummer on June 14, 1818 in Marietta, Ohio. He served as postmaster in 1828 and again in 1841. Bradley and his wife had fifteen children, including Catherine, Maria, Ann Elizabeth, William Pierce, George, Eddy, Kate, Arthur, and Mary. The couple moved to Warsaw, Illinois in 1847, where Burr Bradley died on July 1, 1849.


Items in the collection. Accessed September 17, 2013.


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.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/09/17 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/09/17 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid revised 2019/10/08 by Brittany Kropf.
Kate Milner Rabb clippings on Bradley family
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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