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Harmon S. Dixon diary

 Collection — Folder: S0361
Identifier: S0361

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopied diary from Harmon S. Dixon in Georgia and Cheyenne, Wyoming, ranging from November 21, 1901 to March 17, 1902 regarding military life, finances, family, weather, and travel.


  • 1901-1902

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

Harmon S. Dixon was born February 22, 1876 to William Trevanian Weir and Demiah Azalia (James) Dixon, who lived in Hamilton, Jackson County, Indiana. He had at least four siblings: two brothers, Frank H. (1871-1944) and Ernest, and two younger sisters, Savannah E., age one, and Nancy O.

Dixon served in Company D, 18th U.S. Infantry during the Philippine-American War. On March 25, 1903, he married Stella Taylor. In 1920, the couple lived in Haw Creek, Bartholomew County, Indiana and they had five: Ethel M., Mildred T., Lola E., Lewis W., and Ernest P.


Items in the collection. Accessed on February 27, 2014.


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 Mrs. Dolph O. Harrod on 1968/10/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/03 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2014/03 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2018/05/14 by Brittany Kropf.
Harmon S. Dixon diary
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.