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Lydia G. Stanton composition book

 Collection — Folder: S1236
Identifier: S1236

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises a composition book from Lydia G. Stanton at Earlham College in Richmond Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1863 containing writings and literary essays.


  • 1862-1863


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

Lydia G. Stanton, a Quaker, was born on July 17, 1843 to James H. and Rhoda G. Stanton of Springboro, Warren County, Ohio. Her father died on October 2, 1845. She had one sister, Rebecca M. Stanton (b. 1833), and after her widowed mother married John Hadley, two stepbrothers, Henry and Seth S. Hadley. Lydia Stanton attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana during the early 1860s. She moved to Central Indiana after the death of her mother and stepfather. Lydia died at the age of 71 on May 27, 1916 in Carmel, Indiana and was buried in the Carmel Cemetery, Hamilton County, Indiana.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is organized numerically by page number.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from the Attic Antique Shop on 1966/3/14.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/01/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/01/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/27 by Brittany Kropf.
Lydia G. Stanton composition book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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