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Frank L. Hiatt "We Who Served" manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1282

Scope and Contents

This collection includes two copies of Frank L. Hiatt's manuscript, "We Who Served", in print and on a CD-R sound disc. Compiled in 2008, the family military history was created to honor and remember those of Hiatt's extended family who served the United States in all the branches of the military during the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Iraq War, and during peace time. Hiatt's manuscript contains copies of certificates, correspondence, military documents, news articles, personal narratives, photographs, and documents about military battles and military regiments. The collection also includes biographical information and photographs of Dolores Bedoy Hiatt's father and her uncles who were veterans of the Mexican Revolution.


  • 2008


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

Frank Leakey Hiatt was born on May 20, 1928 in New Castle, Indiana to Wilbur and Dorothy Hiatt. He entered the Marine Corps in June, 1945 at the end of World War II and was in active service until he was honorably discharged in October, 1946. Hiatt worked in the construction business and was the owner of General Steel Fabricating and General Steel Erectors. He married Dolores Bedoy (1929-1990) on November 22, 1952 and they had six children. He passed away in Indianapolis at the age of 82 on September 26, 2010.


Information within collection. "Frank Hiatt." Marion County, Indiana Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed May 7, 2018. "Frank Leakey Hiatt." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed May 7, 2018.

"Frank Leakey Hiatt." Indianapolis Star, September 28, 2010.


0.04 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division on 2018/03/02.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/05/09 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/09 by Laura Eliason.
Frank L. Hiatt "We Who Served" manuscript
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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