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Wilbur L. Stonex collection

 Collection — Folder: S1256
Identifier: S1256

Scope and Contents

This collection has xeroxed copies of letters written by Wilbur Stonex ranging from 1902 to 1913, concerning the expansion of the Elkhart Institute and its transformation into Goshen College.


  • 1902-1913


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

Wilbert L. Stonex was an attorney. He married Eunice E. Blivins on December 20, 1883 and they had a daughter named Mildred. In 1903, the family lived at 1101 South 8th Parkside, Elkhart, Indiana. Stonex was involved in getting the Elkhart Institute to enlarge their work by locating Goshen College in the vicinity of Parkside, in the town of Goshen, Indiana.


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 records donation from Elkhart County Historical Society on 1969/08/19.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/02/16 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/16 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/02/24 by Brittany Kropf.
Wilbur L. Stonex 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.