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Ralph W. Stark collection

 Collection — Folder: S1239
Identifier: S1239

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises a typed article from the Lebanon Weekly Patriot about the start of the Spanish-American War in April, 1898 and the meetings held in Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana to enlist volunteers for two companies for Indiana regiments.


  • 1898

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 Spanish-American War began on April 25, 1898 when the United States declared war on Spain. It ended on December 10, 1898 and resulted in Spain losing control of the Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and other islands. Indiana was required to provide four infantry regiments (157th-160th) and two light artillery batteries.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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There is only one item in this collection.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ralph W. Stark on 1968/09/23.


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 2017/02/10 by Brittany Kropf.
Ralph W. Stark 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.