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Virgil Davis collection

 Collection — Folder: S0341
Identifier: S0341

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 5 items from Virgil Davis in Indiana ranging from 1803 to 1967, which consist of a notebook listing the deceased in Bethlehem Cemetery, people registered and not registered to vote, Baptist churches in Franklin County, Indiana, and participants in a speaker's bureau (circa 1803-1935); a program for a Jubilee meeting of Harmony Church (May 26, 1887); a binder entitled "Showalter Articles, American Legion History, Other Term Papers" containing U.S. history term papers from 12 high school students, including Virgil Davis (1934); a letter from Virgil E. Davis in Brookville, Indiana to Mrs. Ferd Joseph regarding her inquiry about the Charles A. Bishop Furniture Company in Brookville; and a four-page narrative by B. C. Dubois with early recollections of Fairfield, Indiana (undated).


  • 1803-1967


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

In 1967, Virgil E. Davis lived at 1234 Franklin Street, Brookville, Indiana. He worked for the Brookville Chamber of Commerce.


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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Virgil Davis on 1974 July-August.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013 October by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2013 October by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2018/05/01 by Brittany Kropf.
Virgil Davis 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.