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Literary Thresher periodical

 Collection — Folder: S1609
Identifier: S1609

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises a handwritten periodical entitled, Literary Thresher, volume 1, issue 1, from Walnut Ridge, Rush County, Indiana presumably during the late 1800s, regarding literary critique and interests, purchase of the periodical, editorials, and the reasoning behind the publication's name.


  • circa 1875?

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.

Administrative History

The Literary Thresher was a newsletter on literary topics edited by Susie and Almira and published twice monthly in Walnut Ridge, Rush County, Indiana, during the 1800s.


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There is only one item in this collection.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Adah Leonard on 1956/1/25.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/04/14 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/04/14 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/20 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.