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Hugh R. Foss papers

 Collection — Folder: S482
Identifier: S0482

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed narrative from Hugh R. Foss in France on March 17, 1919 regarding his visit to the Riviera after World War I.


  • 1919/03/17


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 Richard Foss was born on March 4, 1894 in Dayton, Ohio to John Oliver and Grace Little (Sparks) Foss. He was employed as a clerk at the City Light Plant in Richmond, Indiana in 1917. He married Bessie Gaynelle Hagerman on June 27, 1917 in Wayne County, Indiana. They lived in Cambridge City, Indiana in 1919. He served, as a private first class, in the United States Army in France during World War I. He died in 1955 and is buried in the Green Mound Cemetery in New Madison, Ohio.


Information found within the collection. "Foss, Hugh [Hough] R." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 5, 2014. "Foss, Hugh R." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed January 5, 2014. "Foss, Hugh R." U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Accessed January 5, 2014. "Foss, Hugh Richard." Indiana. Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Accessed January 5, 2014.


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.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of Hugh R. Foss papers are available electronically in Indiana Memory:

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/05 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/01/05 by Edythe Huffman.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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