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Claude Costlaw Hutson papers

 Collection — Folder: S708
Identifier: S0708

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed manuscript from Claude Costlow Huston in Kokomo, Indiana regarding a play about Abraham Lincoln.


  • circa 1908-1987


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

Claude Costlow Hutson was born in 1908 in Indiana to Albert F. and Blanche E. Costlow Hutson. He was one of two children. He attended high school in Kokomo, Indiana in 1927 and attended Indiana University. He married Hazel Mae Hoffman on June 8, 1935 in Kokomo, Indiana, and they had two children. He was a self-employed printing salesman and playwright. He was a 50 year member of Grace United Methodist Church in Kokomo, Indiana. He died December 4, 1987 and is buried in the Crown Point Cemetery, in Kokomo, Indiana.

"Hoffman, Hazel M.". Dixon Family Tree. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"Hutson, Claud C.". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"Hutson, Claude". U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"Hutson, Claude C.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"Hutson, Claude C.". 06 Dec. 1987:10. Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune. Print.


0.02 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 Claude C. Hutson.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/09 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/09 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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