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Amelda Keister Mortland notebook

 Collection — Folder: S0993
Identifier: S0993

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a notebook of handwriting exercises belonging to Amelda [Imelda] Keister Mortland. The notebook also contains decorative pen-and-ink sketches.


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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

Amelda [Imelda] Keister Mortland was born about 1837 in Pennsylvania to Jesse and Margaret Keister. Between 1860 and 1862, she married Alexander Mortland, with whom she had four children. The Mortlands moved to Indianapolis between 1864 and 1866. Mortland died in 1925 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Sources: 1850, 1870, 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Accessed May 22, 2013. “Amelda K. Mortland.” Find a Grave Index. Accessed May 22, 2013.


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 2013/05 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid created 2013/05 by Jamie Dunn.
Amelda Keister Mortland notebook
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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