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Vella Good papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0524

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of an autographed, signed letter; photographs and negatives; a newspaper clipping; school report cards and student assignments; and autograph books from Vella Good and others in Indiana and other locations ranging from 1865 to 1932 regarding personal matters, school grades and school administration.


  • 1865, 1885-1932

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

Vella F. Good was born November 24, 1887 in Clinton County, Indiana to George M. and Florida (Rogers) Good, one of five children. She worked at Clinton County Bank for more than 45 years. Good was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club and Daughters of the American Revolution. She died April 23, 1973 and was buried in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Frankfort, Indiana.


Information found within the collection. "Belle F. Good." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 5, 2015. "Vella [Della] F. Good." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 5, 2015. "Vella Good, Vella." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed January 5, 2015.

"Vella Good." Frankfort (IN) Times, April 24, 1973, p. 2.


0.03 Cubic Feet (3 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject, then chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. John Templar on 1973/11/29.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/05 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/01/05 by Edythe Huffman.
Vella Good papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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