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Alice M. Cobb diaries

 Collection — Folder: S270
Identifier: S0270

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three diaries. Volume 1 begins on January 8, 1867. Volume 2, which begins August 1, 1867, has the last written page cut out. Volume 3 begins on April 1, 1868. All three diaries were written while Ms. Cobb was a student at the Baptist Institute in Indianapolis.


  • 1867-1868

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/Historical Note/Administrative History

In the 1850 federal census, Alice M. Cobb was recorded as a one year old, living in Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana. In 1870, Alice M. Cobb is listed in two locations in Indiana -- age 21 in Franklin, Putnam County, housekeeping in the home of Hiram and Sophronia Stage, and also age 19 in Center, Dearborn County.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was found among the Holman papers; date unknown.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/07/10 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Alice M. Cobb diaries
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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