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Milton Wright papers

 Collection — Folder: S1461
Identifier: S1461

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters from Milton Wright in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ranging from 1875 to 1902 regarding his family.


  • 1875-1909


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

Milton Wright was born to Mr. Dan and Catherine Wright on 1828/11/17 in Rushville, Indiana. Wright married Susan Catherine Wright and had seven children, Reuchlin, Lorin, Wilbur, Otis, Ida, Orville, and Katharine. Wright was a Bishop of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ and was most well known for being of father of the Wright Brothers, famous for flying. Milton Wright died on 1917/04/03 in Oakwood, Ohio.


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 Milton Long on 1978/11 and Perry Powell on 1938/02/21.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1978/11/16 by Edith Walden. EAD finding aid created 2015/05/26 by Hannah Vaughn.
Milton Wright papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.