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Laura Giddings Julian papers

 Collection — Folder: S750
Identifier: S0750

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Laura Giddings Julian in Centerville [Centreville], Indiana on 1864/08/04 regarding a picture of her father, Congressman Joshua R. Giddings, of Ohio.


  • 1864/08/06


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

Laura A. Giddings Julian was born to Josuha R. and Laura W. Giddings in Ohio the youngest of five children. Her father was an abolitionist congressman from Ohio. She was married to George Washington Julian (his second wife) in 1863, with whom she had two children. Her husband was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and practiced law. They moved to Irvington in Marion County, Indiana in 1873 from Centerville [Centreville), Indiana. She died March 31, 1884 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Giddings, Laura A.". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/11.

"Julian, George Washington". George Washington Collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library. Retrieved 2015/03/11.

"Julian, Laura G.". 1858 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/03/11.

"Julian, Laura Giddings". GeFind a Grave Memoria. Retrieved 2015/03/11.


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 purchase from Argosy on 1954/08/31.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

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

L81: George Washington Julian colleciton, 1789-1902

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/03/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/03/11 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.