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Charles T. Williams papers

Identifier: L177

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 7 volumes of letter books and account books of Charles T. Williams. The volumes include correspondence, receipts, and copies of papers filed in the Marion County Probate Court (1897-1930). Also included are estate papers for the Hightshoe (1900-1917) and Hanes (1900-1924) families, abstracts of title and a survey report (1911-1918), and a personal letter sent to Mr. William Bosson from Clara S. Hope dated February 24, 1931.


  • 1897-1931


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

Charles T. Williams was born May 8, 1876 at Richmond, Indiana to Watkin H. and Mary E. Williams. He was an Indianapolis attorney at Claypool and Claypool and then had his own private practice. He never married and died on January 26, 1930.


Information within collection. "Charles T. Williams." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed March 12, 2016. "Charles Thomas Williams." United States World War I Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Accessed March 12, 2016.

"Charles Williams, Attorney, Dies Here." Indianapolis Star (IN), January 27, 1930, 8.


1 Cubic Feet (3 manuscript boxes)

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This collection is arranged by chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from William Heiss on 1963/10/01.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2007/01/16 by Barbara Hilderbrand. EAD finding aid created 2007/01/16 by Barbara Hilderbrand. EAD finding aid revised 2016/03/31 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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