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Sarah Howe teaching certificate

 Collection — Folder: S0688
Identifier: S0688

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a handwritten teaching certificate signed by George M. Johnson, school examiner of the state of Indiana, and dated March 19, 1870. The certificate states that Sarah How(e) is licensed to teach in any of the public schools located in Jasper County, Indiana for the term of 6 months.


  • 1870 March 19


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

Sarah Howe Haskill was born on March 24, 1851 in Jasper County, Indiana to John and Amanda Howe. She married Lester Haskill on January 1, 1871 and they had two daughters, Leota (1871-1947) and Malissie (1873-1940). She died on August 7, 1931.

Sources: "Sarah Howe." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed November 25, 2015.

"Mrs. Sarah Haskill, Mother of Mrs. Chas. Simpson, Dies Friday." Jasper County Democrat.August 9, 1931, 1.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Gwen Hemphill Hayes on 1949/02/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/11/25 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/25 by Laura Eliason.
Sarah Howe teaching certificate
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.