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Eugene L. Teal papers

 Collection — Folder: S1635
Identifier: S1635

Scope and Contents

This collection includes several letters sent in 1906 to Eugene L. Teal of Anderson, Indiana from Joseph McGee of Kamloops, British Columbia regarding a gold and copper mining; a September 1906 letter from H. Clay Read of Big Springs, Texas asking for particulars about a gold and copper mine; a February 10, 1906 legal document transfering Hampton E. Jackson's patent for improvements to plunger valves to Teal for one dollar; an undated advertisement for the Jackson "Universal Plunger" by the Universal Plunger Valve Mfg. Co. of Anderson; a February 5, 1907 letter received by Teal from J. E. Osborne of Decatur, Illinois regarding a coal mine in Mexico; and undated handwritten notes and two unused "Transfer of Patent Right" documents.


  • 1906-1907, undated

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

Eugene Loren Teal was born in 1846 in Doddsville, Wisconsin, the son of Abraham and Sarah Teal. He was a farmer and carpenter and moved to Anderson, Indiana around 1880. He married Nancy Katherine Ice in November 1883 and they had 5 children. He passed away at the age of 103 on January 30, 1950.

Sources: "Eugene Lorren Teal." Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed February 11, 2020. "Eugene Lorren Teal." Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed February 13, 2020.

"Eugene L. Teal, Age 103, Dies at Daughter's Home." Anderson Daily Bulletin (Ind.), January 30, 1950. "Eugene Loren Teal." Memorial ID 57701551. Accessed February 13, 2020.


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 Anderson Public Library on 2018/06/25.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2020/02/13 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2020/02/13 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.