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Lawrence A. Cassidy memoir

 Collection — Folder: S0239
Identifier: S0239

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter from Cassidy containing a brief biographical sketch, as well as Cassidy’s typewritten memoirs of his time in the army, 1914-1919.


  • 1914-1919

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

Lawrence Alfred Cassidy was born April 12, 1895, near Bristow, Perry County, Indiana, to Abraham M. and Mary A. (Hallam) Cassidy. He enlisted in the Indiana National Guard in 1915, and served in active duty on the Mexico-United States border prior to World War I, and in England during the war. Cassidy married Eva M. Casper, April 6, 1918, in Perry County, Indiana, while still in the army. He was discharged at Camp Taylor, Kentucky, in 1919, and settled in Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife and children. Cassidy died in December 1977.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection includes one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from 1931.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Jamie Dunn during May 2013. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/11.
Lawrence A. Cassidy memoir
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.