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Lauretta J. Powers appointment certificate

 Collection — Folder: B019
Identifier: B019

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the certificate of appointment of Lauretta Powers to the office of Postmistress of Ingalls, Indiana by the Postmaster General of the United States Albert Burleson.


  • 1919/06/05

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

Lauretta J. Powers was born in 1888 in Manitoba. She was married to Claude Powers and they lived together in Madison County, Indiana. She was appointed to be Postmistress of Ingalls in 1919, a position she held until 1944.

Source: 1930 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 15, 2005.


0.03 Cubic Feet (1 small oversize folder)

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This collection includes one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Tom Clevenger on 1979/01/018.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Benjamin Clark during December 2005. Finding aid revised by Laura Eliason on 2015/11/14. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/14. EAD finding aid updated by Lauren Patton on 2021/08/26.
Lauretta J. Powers appointment certificate
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.