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Violett House Hotel register

 Collection — Folder: S1342
Identifier: S1342

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopied pages from the Violett House Hotel register. They list hotel guests from August 4, 1866 through January 1, 1867. Each registrant recorded his/her name, residence, and destination. The signatures and other information are legible. None of the pages are numbered, but dates are given for each new day.


  • 1866-1867

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

Kidder and Rain were the proprietors of the Violett House Hotel which was located in Lafayette, Indiana.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Goshen Public Library on 1966/10/19.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2018/5/3 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Violett House Hotel register
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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