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Elijah A. Gladden collection

 Collection — Folder: S0516
Identifier: S0516

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a series of true stories, written by Elijah A. Gladden, to be published for his grandchildren, ranging from 1923 to 1934.


  • 1923-1934


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

Elijah A. Gladden was born on January 30, 1860. From 1879 to 1925, Gladden worked as a schoolteacher in many different schools. He then spent six years as the Scott County Superintendent of Schools. Gladden married Viola Vest on November 17, 1886 in Scott County, Indiana. The couple had three children. Gladden died September 4, 1936.


Items in the collection. "Elijah A. Gladden." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed April 8, 2013. "Elijah A. Gladden." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed April 8, 2013.


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 C. B. Coleman on 1934/10/23.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi. EAD finding aid created 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi.
Elijah A. Gladden 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.