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John M. Conyers ephemera

 Collection — Folder: S0292
Identifier: S0292

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one sheet of paper, 7” x 9”, with 14 locks of hair, braided and unbraided, tied with colored ribbons presented to John M. Conyers on the day of his induction into Company G, 11th Regiment, on March 29, 1865 during the U.S. Civil War. The names of the women who contributed locks of their hair are handwritten in pencil.


  • 1865


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

John M. Conyers was a soldier in Company E, 11th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of John M. Conyers ephemera are available electronically in Indiana Memory:

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2011 December by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2011 December by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
John M. Conyers ephemera
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.