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Helen Hudson papers

 Collection — Folder: S696
Identifier: S0696

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of typed transcripts of letters from various authors in Camp Morton, Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia ranging from 1861/07/12 to 1864/09/05 regarding family matters and army life.


  • 1974

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

Helen Roth Hudson was born on December 26, 1923 in Richmond, Indiana to Raymond and Bessie Brown Roth, one of at least two children. She was married to Dr. Loy L. Hudson for 64 years (married around 1950), with whom she had two children. She was active in historical preservation and genealogy. She founded the first chapter of the Colonial Dames WVII Century (Edward Pearson Chapter) in Hagerstown, Indiana in 1973. She served as President General of The National Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor in 1887-1999 and held multiple offices in the National Association of Daughters of the American Colonists. She was also involved with the Daughters of the American Revolution and other genealogical societies. She wrote several books of genealogical research. She died September 21, 2014 and is buried at West Lawn Cemetery in Hagerstown, Indiana.

"Hudson, Helen Roth". Retrieved 2015/01/30.


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.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/30 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/01/30 by Edythe Huffman.
Helen Hudson papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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