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Rose Francis B. Howe papers

 Collection — Folder: S0691
Identifier: S0691

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed copy and a photostat copy of a letter from Rose Howe in Indiana or Illinois on January 1, 1869 regarding illness and the time she spent at school and friendships with the sisters.


  • 1869


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical Note

Rose Francis B. Howe was the daughter of Francis and Rose (Bailly) Howe, who were married November 8, 1841. and the niece of Sister Mary Cecilia Bailly of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in Vigo County, Indiana. She was born February 12, 1842 in Illinois and had a younger sister, Francis Rose. She was educated at St. Mary of the Woods Academy. Howe died in 1879 and is buried in the Bailly Cemetery in Porter County, Indiana.


Items in the collection. "Rose Bailly." Indiana Marriages to 1850. Accessed January 18, 2015. "Rose F. B. Howe." U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925. Accessed January 18, 2015.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from St. Mary of the Woods College.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

SP074: Frances Howe family photographs

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/28 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/01/28 by Edythe Huffman.
Rose Francis B. Howe papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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