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Arcas E. Hollowell papers

 Collection — Folder: S0675
Identifier: S0675

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the deed for property located in Lawrence County, Indiana, purchased from Newton and Margaret Wright by Arcas E. and Nancy E. Hollowell on November 24, 1879. Also included is the statement and seal of George Bair, Recorder of Lawrence County, certifying that the deed is a true and complete copy and is dated June 9, 1933.


  • 1879, 1933

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

Arcas E. Hollowell (A.E.) was born on December 10, 1854 in Orange County, Indiana to Lindley and Sarah Hollowell. He married Nancy Wright (1855-1917), daughter of Newton and Margaret Wright, on September 26, 1878 and they had three children; May, Fred, and a child who died in infancy. After Nancy's death on November 18, 1917, he married Catherine L. Mathers (1863-1957) on February 19, 1919. Hollowell was a farmer and businessman and died on February 2, 1933.


"Arcas E. Hollowell." The Progress-Examiner. Orleans, IN. February 9, 1933, 2.

"Mrs A.E. Hollowell Suddenly Passes Away." The Progress-Examiner. Orleans, IN. November 22, 1917, 3. "Catherine Mathers Hollowell." Find a Grave Index. Accessed October 9, 2015.


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 from Bess C. Hollowell on 1955/10/19.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/10/09 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/10/09 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.