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George Crane papers

 Collection — Folder: S313
Identifier: S0313

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopy of a typed manuscript with autographed page from Dr. George Crane in Crown Point, Indiana in 1972 regarding horses which belonged to famous people.


  • 1972/09


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

George Crane was born to James and May Crane on October 4, 1902 in Benton County, Indiana and was the second of five children. He was graduated in 1920 from the Fowler High School in Benton County and completed a twelve weeks normal course in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1922. He married Mary A. McMahon in 1931 in Gary, Indiana. He taught at the Tolleston High School in Gary, Indiana and received a doctorate. They had one child, George L. Crane. He served in the Navy from 1942 to 1946. He died on September 14, 1982 and is buried in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary, Indiana.

"Crane, George". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/18.

"Crane, George". 1940 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/18.

"Crane, George". Fowler Benton Review Thursday, April 15, 1920. (p. 1?). Newspaper Archive. Retrieved 2014/11/18.

"Crane, George". Fowler Benton Review, Thursday, August 31, 1922. (p. 1?). Newspaper Archive. Retrieved 2014/11/18.

"Crane, George". Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2014/11/18.

"Crane, George". Lake County Star 16 September 1982: D 23. Print

"Crane, George". U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010. Retrieved 2014/11/18.

"Crane, George". U.S. School Yearbook, 1880-2012. Retrieved 2014/11/18.


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 Dr. George Crane on 1972/09/27.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/11/18 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/11/18 by Edythe Huffman.
George Crane papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.