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George Fitzhugh papers

 Collection — Folder: S468
Identifier: S0468

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photostat copies of autographed diary entries from George Fitzhugh in Madison, Indiana ranging from 1838 to 1842 regarding family, business and military matters.


  • 1838-1842


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

George Dulany Fitzhugh was born October 31, 1808 In the state of Maryland. He moved from Baltimore, MD to Madison, Indiana. He married Elizabeth Yellot Worthington on May 1, 1832, with whom he had five children. She died March 3, 1857. He then married Hannah Priscilla Worthington (possibly his sister-in-law), with whom he had one children. He worked as a bookkeeper for the Madison Branch State Bank of Indiana. He died January 3, 1889 and is buried in Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Indiana.

Information was found in the collection and the Executive file.

"Fitzhugh, Elizabeth Yellot Worthington". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/12/19. Http://

"Fitzhugh, George Dulany". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/12/19. Http://

"Fitzhugh, Hannah Priscilla Worthington". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/12/19.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/12/19 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/12/19 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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