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Christian H. Tharp collection

 Collection — Folder: S1299
Identifier: S1299

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopied letters from Christian H. Tharp ranging from 1867-1901 regarding family news and community events.


  • 1867-1901


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

This collection contains photocopied letters sent to Tharp family members telling about family life and community events that are occurring, ranging from neighborhood parties, sports, weather, etc. Christian H. Tharp was born around 1846 in Pennsylvania and was the oldest of six siblings. He married Sophia Tracy in 1874 in Franklin, Indiana. It is unknown when he died.

Source: material from collection and Ancestry Library.


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 donation from Mrs. C.B. Williams on 1969/06/05.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/08/03 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/03 by Kori Nell.
Christian H. Tharp 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.