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Kate Milner Rabb clipping

 Collection — Folder: S0812
Identifier: S0812

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a clipping of Kate Milner Rabb's column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," printed in the Indianapolis Star on December 30, 1934. The article relates information that Mrs. Gene Lawrence sent to Rabb regarding her ancestor, John Adam Lawrence, and it includes a list of items offered for sale by Mr. Lawrence at an 1839 auction and his family genealogy.


  • December 30, 1934


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

Kate Milner Rabb was born August 9, 1866 in Rockport, Indiana to Dr. Isaac L. and Martha Milner. She received a bachelor's degree from Indiana University in 1886 and a master's degree from there in 1888. She married Albert Rabb on October 7, 1891 and they had two children: Albert Livingston (1893-1939 ) and Martha Charlotte (1899-1951). She was a writer and newspaperwoman, authoring the daily column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," for the Indianapolis Star from 1920 until her death on July 3, 1937.


"Kate Milner Rabb, 2012."Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Accessed December 14, 2015.

"Funeral Service for Mrs. Rabb Will be Held Tomorrow Morning." Indianapolis Star. July 5, 1937.


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 2015/12/16 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/12/16 by Laura Eliason.
Kate Milner Rabb clipping
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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