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Frank D. Johnston papers

 Collection — Folder: S740
Identifier: S0740

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopy of a typed manuscript from Frank D. Johnston in Plainfield, Indiana ranging from circa 1923-1942 regarding the life of Thomas Paine Westendorf.


  • undated, ca. 1923-1942


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

Frank Donald Johnston was married to Mattie J. Grubbs in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on April 9, 1894. They had three children. He was employed at the Indiana Boys' School in Plainfield, Indiana from January 27, 1888 until his death on April 4, 1942. He is buried in the Maple Hill Cemetery, in Plainfield, Indiana.

Information found in the Administrative file.

"Johnston, Frank". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/02.

"Johnston, Frank D.". Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2015/03/02.

"Johnston, Frank Donald". Find a Grave Memorial Retrieved 2015/03/02.


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 James E. Farmer on 1974/07/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/03/02 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/02 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.