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Mrs. Alex Dufek scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: S386
Identifier: S0386

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one scrapbook. On the inside front cover is a label, thus: "M. B. Collins, Photographer, Martinsville, Ind." This page also has an oval black and white reproduced painting of Ulysses and Juia Dent Grant with their three sons and one daughter. President Grant is in his military uniform.

The scrapbook contains postcards, decorative advertisements, Bible verses, business cards, and newspaper clippings. Among the clippings are obituaries, marriage announcements, and poems. There are several business cards for A. J. Wampler, Druggist and Pharmacist, St. Paul, Minnesota. One page has three "Rewards for Merit" signed by teacher Jessie McKoin for Harry Cramer, Sam Cramer, and Will Cramer. One postcard shows "The Great Suspension Bridge Connecting New York & Brooklyn." One page has ladies' calling cards for Miss Lizzie A. Hyden, Julie Dell Cramer, and Ada M. Alverson. Two items have dates: "Christmas Dinner, 1879, given by L. E. Reed, Vice President, to the Employees of the First National Bank" and "Commencement Exercises of the Martinsville High School, Thursday, May 31, 1883.


  • 1879-1883

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.


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. Alex Dufek in 1966.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/05/15 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.