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John S. Wright papers

 Collection — Folder: S1463
Identifier: S1463

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters from John S. Wright in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 1, 1897, regarding postage for an order from the Indiana State Library and on May 17, 1948 and the last meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science at "The Shades" in 1918.


  • 1897-1948


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

John S. Wright was born to Mr. John Ellis and Mary Elma (Shepard) Wright in November of 1880 in Wayne, Indiana. Wright married Lectania Newcomb on May 22, 1901 in Marion County, Indiana. They had one son, John Wright, born in 1902. John S. Wright worked as an advertising director and consultant and died in July of 1951. Wright was burried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Indiana Department of Conservation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/05/26 by Hannah Vaughn. EAD finding aid created 2015/05/26 by Hannah Vaughn.
John S. Wright papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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