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James H. Edwards letter

 Collection — Folder: S0416
Identifier: S0416

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a letter written by James H. Edwards to Miss Mertie Barker regarding her article on the Cyclorama building that housed the Battle of Atlanta. The Cyclorama had once been in Indianapolis, but was located at Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia, at the time this letter was written.


  • 1955/01/18


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

James H. Edwards was born around 1878 in Curtisville, Indiana. He married Louis[e] Carter with whom he had three children. Edwards was Alexandria, Indiana city attorney and Madison County, Indiana prosecutor. He was elected mayor of Alexandria, Indiana, and served from 1903 to 1913 and again from 1921 to 1925. In 1934, he was elected Madison County superior court judge and served until 1942. He died January 30, 1947, in Anderson, Indiana.


Indiana Biography Series, volume 32.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/12 by Christina Baich. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/16 by Edythe Huffman.
James H. Edwards letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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