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David I. McCormick papers

 Collection — Folder: S869
Identifier: S0869

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a discharge certificate, a catalogue of flags carried by Indiana regiments in the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American wars, and a typed autobiography from David I. McCormick in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1929, regarding personal reminiscences, family history, Owen County, politics, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.


  • 1898-1929

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

David Isaac McCormick was born on March 4, 1849 in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana where he spent his youth. Over his lifetime, he was employed as a stone cutter, factory worker, and mechanic and served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. McCormick became a member of the Indiana Battle Flag Commission in 1909 and continued as a commissioner until his death in 1937.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Adjutant General's office, via Indiana State Archives on 1942/03/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/07/08 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2014/07/08 by Brittany Kropf.
David I. McCormick 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.