Skip to main content

Hugh Dougherty letter

 Collection — Folder: S0369
Identifier: S0369

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter written by Hugh Dougherty and sent to G. W. Kimball of Mt. Vernon, Indiana asking for his support of Dougherty's candidacy on the Democratic ticket for Treasurer of Indiana (11/1/1898).


  • 1898/11/01


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

Hugh Dougherty was born July 28, 1844 in Darke County, Ohio to William and Margaret Dougherty. He served with Company F, 94th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. He moved to Bluffton, Indiana a few years after his discharge and entered into the banking business. He married Emma Gilliland in 1878 and they had 1 daughter. He moved to Indianapolis in 1904 and lived there until his death on November 16, 1925.

Sources: "Hugh H. Dougherty." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed October 5, 2016.

"Hugh Dougherty Passes Away At Indianapolis: Death Claims Former President of Studabaker Bank, Burial Here Thursday." Bluffton Evening News (IN), November 17, 1925.


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 Herbert Keller on 1955/09.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/03/27 by Nikki Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2014/03/27 by Nikki Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/10/05 by Laura Eliason.
Hugh Dougherty letter
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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