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Elizabeth Crooke papers

 Collection — Folder: S323
Identifier: S0323

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an autographed account book, autographed genealogical notes, typed genealogical notes and newspaper clipping and photocopies of documents from Elizabeth Crooke and others in KY and elsewhere ranging from 1766-1968 regarding business transactions and genealogy.


  • 1766-1968, undated

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

Elizabeth Jane Crook was born during December 1838, in Madison County, Kentucky, to Kiah [Heziah] and Sally (Proctor) Crook, one of nine children. She wrote an account book in 1857, in Science Hill, Pulaski County, Kentucky. She married Marion Merrit Harber on November 23, 1858 in Madison County, Kentucky, and they had seven children. She died May 19, 1923 and is buried in the Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Kentucky.

Information found within the collection.

"Crooke, Elizabeth J.". Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900. Retrieved 2014/11/19.

"Crooke, Kiah "Heziah"." Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/11/19.

"Harber, Elizabeth". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/11/19.

"Harber, Elizabeth Jane "Bettie" Crooke". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/11/19.


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 Osie Alice McDowell Ingalls (Mrs. Robert Ingalls) on 1968/06/04.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/11/19 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/11/19 by Edythe Huffman.
Elizabeth Crooke 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.