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Stephen S. Harding biographical clippings

 Collection — Folder: S0587
Identifier: S0587

Scope and Contents

This collection includes clippings from Kate Milner Rabb's column from 1928 regarding Stephen S. Harding's letters from 1862 to 1865.


  • 1928


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

Chief Justice Stephen S. Harding was born in 1808 in New York. He left New York to Indiana at age 12 where he studied law where he was admitted to the bar. When he moved to New Orleans, he found work as a bookkeeper for a Mississippi captain steamboat which caused him to become an abolitionist. He later returned to Versailles, Indiana to practice law, then was appointed governor in Utah which later turned into Chief Justice of Colorado Territory. After four years, he moved back to Milan, Indiana and died in 1891.


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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 in 1928.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/08/15 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/15 by Kori Nell.
Stephen S. Harding biographical clippings
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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