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Annette Danglade "Early days in Switzerland County" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S1526
Identifier: S1526

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the handwritten manuscript "Early Days in Switzerland County" by Annette Danglade of the Julia L. Dumont Club of Vevay, Indiana. The essay was published in the June 1917 edition of the Indiana Magazine of History and includes information regarding the first settlers and the establishment of townships, towns, and schools.


  • 1917


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 / Historical

Annette Danglade was the daughter of Dr. Theophile M. and Sarah "Sallie" (Pleasants) Danglade. She was born on November 23, 1875 in San Jose, California, but lived the majority of her life in Switzerland County, Indiana on the family farm near Vevay and in the town. She and her sister-in-law operated a dry good store for several years and she conducted an antique shop from her home in her later years. She was active in a number of clubs and organizations, including the Switzerland County Historical Society, the Julia L. Dumont Club, and the Indiana Pioneers Society. Miss Danglade passed away at the age of 87 on June 4, 1963.

Sources: "Annette Danglade." Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed January 8, 2020. "Annette Danglade." Memorial ID 44648320. Accessed January 8, 2020.

"Heart Attack is Fatal for Miss Danglade." The Vevay Reveille-Enterprise (Ind.), June 6, 1963.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from Indiana Division on 2019/12/18.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in the Indiana Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

ISLO 977.201 S979 no. 17: Early Days in Switzerland County

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2020/01/08 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2020/01/08 by Laura Eliason.
Annette Danglade "Early days in Switzerland County" manuscript
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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