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Ephriam Myers papers

 Collection — Folder: S1004
Identifier: S1004

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of letters received by Ephriam Myers from his family, a receipt from the Indianapolis and Vincennes Railroad Company, and his daybook ranging from 1869 to 1885. Also included are photocopies of Sarah Myers' receipt from the Martinsville Milling Company (1907/10/31) and undated cards from D. Saucerman. M.D. announcing his practice in "Abbyville, Sullivan County, Indiana".


  • 1869-1907


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

Ephriam (or Ephraim) Myers was born around 1850 in Morgan County, Indiana to Abraham and Malinda Myers. He married Sarah Jane Edwards (1853-1920) on December 15, 1874. He died at the age of 36 on July 26, 1886.

Sources: "Ephraim Myers"Indiana Marriages Index, 1800-1941. Accessed May 18, 2016. "Sarah J. Edwards."Indiana Marriages Index, 1800-1941. Accessed May 18, 2016. "Ephraim Myers." Find a Grave Index. Accessed May 18, 2016. "Sarah Jane Myers." Find a Grave Index. Accessed May 18, 2016.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. William J. Waggoner on 1972/09/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/05/20 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/20 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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