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Ernest L. Whittington collection

 Collection — Folder: S1400
Identifier: S1400

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter from D.W. Henry, a lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana, to General and Mrs. Jesse M. Lee, residing in Manilla, Philippine Islands, regarding a book memorializing Colonel R. W. Thompson, dated December 22, 1906; a Chicago and South Eastern Railway Company letter dated October 29, 1895 from W.S. Parkhurst to railroad agents, regarding a September 14, 1892 tariff correction; a blank Defense Warden Application from the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a blank Certificate of Appointment as Defense Warden from the Fort Wayne Civilian Defense Director, and a blank letter to the families of those in the Armed Forces from the Fort Wayne Civilian Defense, and a list of Fort Wayne veterans who were wounded and/or discharged during the "European War" for use of counselors at the Fort Wayne Veterans Aid Commission Referral and Information Center; a press pass to the President John F. Kennedy rally in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 13, 1962; a J.W. Carpenter, Importer of Scotch Granite Monuments and Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Marble business card. Carpenter Brothers' business was located in Indianapolis, Indiana.


  • 1895-1962

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

Ernest L. Whittington was born on September 19, 1914. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 21, 1941 at Fort Benjamin Harrison within the Warrant Officers branch. He married Glenna Marie Cottrell. Whittington died on February 8, 1987 and is buried at the New Bellsville Cemetery in Brown County, Indiana.

Source: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/03/14 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2018/03/14 by Bethany Fiechter.
Ernest L. Whittington 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.