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Caroline Dale Snedeker collection

 Collection — Folder: S1214
Identifier: S1214

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a copy of the preface to a diary from Caroline Dale Snedeker regarding Donald MacDonald and New Harmony, Indiana.


  • 1937

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

Caroline Dale Snedeker was born in 1871 in New Harmony, Indiana. She was the great granddaughter of New Harmony founder, Robert Owen. Snedeker wrote two books on the New Harmony community. She was interested in one memebr in particular named Donald MacDonald. She traveled to Europe in 1929 and researched him eventually finding his diary in County Carlow, Ireland. She wrote a preface to the diary before donating it to the library in 1937. Snedeker died in 1956 in New Harmony where she is buried at Maple Hill cemetery.


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 Caroline Dale Snedeker on 1937/09/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/04/17 by Alexandria Jones. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/17 by Alexandria Jones.
Caroline Dale Snedeker 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.