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Aaron Hill diary and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Folder: S656
Identifier: S0656

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a transcript of Aaron Hill's diary and clippings from Indianapolis Star ranging from 1829 to 1935 in Indianapolis regarding Hill's journey on horseback from North Carolina to Indiana.


  • 1829-1935


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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 / Historical

Originally from Randolph County, North Carolina, Aaron Hill traveled with friends to Indiana to purchase land before returning to North Carolina to move his family. The Hills settled in the Richmond area.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Ownership and Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mable Phelps and Kate Milner Robb on 1935/03/28.

General Note

Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/08/28 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid created 2013/08/28 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid revised 2013/09/03 by Bethany Fiechter.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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