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David Genung collection

 Collection — Folder: S0509
Identifier: S0509

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter to “Mr. Stephen Ward Living in Collumbia Hamilton County State of Ohio.” The letter is from David and Nancy Genung on September 7, 1812. They wrote about the deaths of several people that they knew in common and express the wish that Mr. Ward would write more. The letter is handwritten.


  • 1812/09/07

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

David Genung was born January 26, 1752; His wife was Nancy (Hand) Genung. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. Genung died September 2, 1829.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Flora Freeman on 1938/02/02.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi. EAD finding aid created 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi.
David Genung collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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