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Olga Mae Schiemann collection

 Collection — Folder: S1140
Identifier: S1140

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a 14-page manuscript entitled "Roads Across Old Bailly Town," a paper written by Olga Mae Schiemann and read before the Duneland Historical Scoiety of Chesterton, Indiana on September, 20, 1951, concerning the settlement of Baillytown, Indiana in Porter County. There is also a newspaper clipping from the Chesterton Tribune on September 27, 1951 about Schiemann's talk at the historical society and a letter from Schiemann to the Indiana State Library about the donation of the items.


  • 1951

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

Olga Mae Schiemann was active in the early years of the Duneland Historical Society, Chesterton, Indiana, and authored several articles and books about Baillytown in Porter County, Indiana, and its founder, Joseph Bailly de Messein (1774–1835), a French-Canadian fur trader and the first white settler on the southern shores of Lake Michigan.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Olga Mae Schiemann on 1951/11/19.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/10/22 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/10/22 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/08 by Brittany Kropf.
Olga Mae Schiemann 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.