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Kate Heron papers

 Collection — Folder: S0642
Identifier: S0642

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photostats and letters from Kate Heron in Connersville, Indiana, ranging from 1807 to 1932 regarding her family history and her research on Caleb Blood Smith.


  • 1807-1932

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

Katherine "Kate" Heron was born between 1856 and 1860 in Indiana to James and Caroline (McCarty) Heron. She worked as a journalist and amateur historian, with particular interest in the history of Connersville and Fayette County, Indiana.

Sources: 1860, 1910, 1920, 1930 United States Federal Census. Accessed August 2013.

Smith, Harry M. Connersville, Indiana: A Pictorial History. St. Louis: G. Bradley Publishing, 1993.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Kate Heron on 1926/10/13 and L. J. Bailey on 1933/09/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/08/07 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid created 2013/08/07 by Jamie Dunn.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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