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Ernest Meyer collection

 Collection — Folder: S947
Identifier: S0947

Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers related to Ernest Meyer's time spent in the military during World War I. The papers include telegrams, a roster, instructional materials, mess accounts, and other ephemera.


  • 1917-1919


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

Ernest Meyer was a World War I veteran. He received his training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. It is most likely that he was part of the 149th Field Hospital and the 113th Sanitary Train in the 78th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces, probably of the National Guard.


0.2 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 3 oversize folders)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Ernest Meyer on 1970/09/30.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

OBD020: Ernest Meyer oversize collection OB005: Folder 1: Ernest Meyer oversize collection OBC029: Ernest Meyer oversize collection

Processing Information

Finding aid created in 1998 by Jennifer Born. EAD finding aid created on 2016/06/04 by Lauren Patton.


Ernest Meyer collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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