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W.H. Mace papers

 Collection — Folder: S915
Identifier: S0915

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a pamphlet from the December 1888 Indiana Literary and Historical Club and letters between Cyrus W. Hodgin and W.H. Mace at Vincennes University and Syracuse University ranging from 1888 to 1895 regarding their historical research.


  • 1888-1896

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

W.H. Mace was born on a farm in Lexington, Indiana in 1852. He graduated from Indiana State Normal School in 1876 and went on to be a teacher then principal until he enrolled at the University of Michigan in 1881, where he received a degree in history while playing rusher for the football team. In 1889 he received his masters degree from Indiana University and in 1897 received his doctorate at the University of Jena in Germany. Mace is the author of many historical works such as "Lincoln, The Man of the People" and " The Story of Old Europe and Young America." Before continuing his education at the University of Michigan he married Julia Ida Dodson, and they were blessed with one child Deirdre Frances in April 1886.


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 2014/09/19 by Danielle Adams. EAD finding aid created 2014/09/19 by Danielle Adams.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.