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George Keith papers

Identifier: S0761

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters and a copy book from George W. Keith and Jenny Beck in Boston and Indiana ranging from 1871 to 1872 regarding family matters.


  • 1871/05/10 - 1871/11/15

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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. There are restrictions regarding usage; contact staff in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division for further information.

Biographical / Historical

George W. Keith was married to Alice J. Beck (daughter of Elias W.H., M.D. and Francis Beck) on May 10, 1870, who gave birth to their first child in November 1871 in Delphi, Indiana. In 1880, Allis Beck is listed with her father's household, along with 8 year old Florance F. Keith.

"Keith, George W." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2013/10/03. http"//

Beck, E. W. H. 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2013/10/03. http"//


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from Mrs. Charles N. (Pauline) Wilson in May 1965.

Related Archival Materials

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

L133: Beck family papers, 1827-1899

General Note

Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/10/03 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/10/03 by Edythe Huffman.
George Keith 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.