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Lemuel Moss letter

 Collection — Folder: S0995
Identifier: S0995

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written on official Indiana University presidential stationary by Moss to a W. J. Fowler on November 12, 1880.


  • 1880


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

Lemuel Moss was born in 1829 in Boone County, Kentucky, to Demas and Esther Moss. Moss worked as a printer initially, but then became a Baptist pastor, and eventually a professor of theology. He married Harriet Bingham in 1851. Moss was president of Indiana University from 1875 to 1884. He died in 1904 in New York City.


Information found within collection.

Brown, Demarchus C., ed. State of Indiana Legislative Manual for 1913. Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, 1913.

Lemuel Moss Papers, 1860-1876. Finding aid. Indiana University Office of University Archives and Records Management, Bloomington, Indiana. Accessed May 22, 2013.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from Argosy in 1944.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/05 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid created 2013/05 by Jamie Dunn.


Lemuel Moss letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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