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Lyle Cason papers

 Collection — Folder: S238
Identifier: S0238

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an autographed document from Lyle Cason in Pendleton, Indiana regarding accounts payable.


  • circa 1906-1970

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

Lyle Eugene Cason was born in Boone County, Indiana on November 6, 1906 to John N. and Carrie M. (Shepherd) Cason. He was one of four children. His first marriage was to Marie Evelyn Bonwell on March 21, 1936 in Boone County, Indiana, and she died September 8, 1950. His second marriage was to Fern Shelburne, November 3, 1951, at Indianapolis, Indianapolis. He was a farmer and bred registered Guernsey cattle in Boone County and was a salesman for DeKalb Seed Company. He later moved to Pendleton, Indiana and was a security guard at the Indiana Reformatory. He died September 5, 1970 and is buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, Indiana.

"Cason, Lyle ". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2013/05/29.

"Cason, Lyle ". 1940 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/09/15.

"Cason, Lyle ". Indiana Births, 1880-1920. Retrieved 2013/05/29.

"Carson, Lyle". Lebanon Reporter. Sept. 8, 1970:A4. Print.

"Cason, Lyle E.". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2013/05/29.

"Carson, Lyle Eugene". Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2014/09/15.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Lyle Cason on 1968/05/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/09/15 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/09/15 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.