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Armanis F. Knotts collection

Identifier: L084

Scope and Contents

The collection contains notes on Native Americans of northwest Indiana, including notes on trails, geography, culture, and language by Armanis Francis Knotts.


  • 1971-1975


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

Born in Highland County, Ohio, Armanis Francis Knotts was a politician and lawyer. Knotts served as a Republican member of the Indiana House of Representatives (Lake and Jasper County district) from 1898 to 1901, and was instrumental in the founding of both Gary, Indiana and Yankeetown, Florida. Knotts died October 3, 1937 in Yankeetown, Florida.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Armanis F.K. Reinke on 1957/03/31.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Brent Abercrombie during July 2011. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/04/06.
Armanis F. Knotts 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.