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Mrs. Chauncey Jane Ivison Scott collection

 Collection — Folder: S1155
Identifier: S1155

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a copy of a 17 page manuscript, including a cover page and two pages of notes, titled the "Autobiography of Jane Ivison Scott (Mrs. Chauncey Scott)”, dated March 16, 1877.


  • 1877


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.

Historical Note

The collection includes a copy of the “Autobiography of Jane Ivison Scott (Mrs. Chauncey Scott)”. The collection consists of 17 pages, including a cover page and two pages of notes. The manuscript chronicles the Ivison family’s residence in Paisley, Scotland, in 1808, their move several years later to Glasgow, Scotland, their immigration to the United States in 1818, and their move westward over a span of several years, including Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Portland and Attica, Indiana, and Detroit.


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. Chase S. Osborn, Possum Lane, Poulan, Georgia, on 1957/05/23.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/07/28 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/28 by Linda Gellert.
Mrs. Chauncey Jane Ivison Scott 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.