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John Huff papers

 Collection — Folder: S698
Identifier: S0698

Scope and Contents

This collection includes printed, typed, and autographed, signed letters and documents from various authors in New Albany, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1925 to 1969 and undated regarding family matters, genealogy, financial ledgers, and business contracts.


  • 1925-1969

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

John Martin Huff, Sr. was born in 1897 to William P. and Fanny W. Wright Huff in Indiana. He married Isma D. Hurst on December 3, 1919 in Harrison County, Indiana, and they had four children. He worked as the secretary and treasurer of the Huff Furniture Store in New Albany, Indiana. He died in 1969 and is buried in the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Huff, John M.". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/01/30.

"Huff, John M.". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/01/30.

"Huff, John M.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/01/30.

"Huff, John M., Sr.". US., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Retrieved 2015/01/30.

"Huff, John Martin, Sr.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/01/30.


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 records transfer from the Indiana Historical Bureau.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/02 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/02 by Edythe Huffman.
John Huff papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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