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H. E. Kinney papers

 Collection — Folder: S0782
Identifier: S0782

Scope and Contents

This collection contains statements sent to Horace E. (H. E.) Kinney from the Marine Grain and Stock Exchange of Chicago, Illinois during February and April of 1885 regarding his trading account.


  • 1885

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

Horace Edgar (H. E.) Kinney was born on September 9, 1858 at Stilesville, Indiana to Lazarus and Maria Kinney. He married Laura M. Robards (1858-1935) on April 13, 1882 and they had two daughters, Hazel (1884-1918) and Zuleme (1890-1976). A prominant Indianapolis business man, Kinney started out working as a telegraph operator and worked his way up to manager of the Postal Telegraph and Cable Company. In 1885, Kinney began working in the grain and commission business, incorporating a business under his name in 1910. He was elected to the Indianapolis Board of Trade and serving a term as president. Kinney died on April 20, 1942 at the age of 83.


"Horace E. Kinney." Indianapolis Star, April 22, 1942.

"Laura Robards Kinney, Stilesville Native, Dies." Indianapolis Star, January 19, 1935.

Reed, George Irving. Encyclopedia of Biography of Indiana, Volume II. Chicago: Century Publishing and Engraving Co., 1899.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/12/07 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/12/07 by Laura Eliason.
H. E. Kinney papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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