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Wilbur Sheron "The Watchmen of Dover" poem

 Collection — Folder: S1766
Identifier: S1766

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed poem from Wilbur Sheron in Marion, Indiana during World War II regarding England's participation in war and its protection.


  • ca. 1940


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

Wilbur Sheron was born to John and Flora in Indiana during July 1886. He lived in Marion, Indiana for many years. He served as the State Secretary for the Socialist Party during 1920-1921. He wrote a number of poems and learned Braille because he was no longer able to read print. He died on January 16, 1963 and is buried in Marion, Indiana. "Sheron, Wilbur". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2013/11/12. http:// "Sheron, Wilbur". Eugene V. Debs letters: Abstracts for "S". Retrieved 2013/11/12. http:// "Sheron, Wilbur". Web: Indiana, find a Grave Index, 1800-2012. Retrieved 2013/11/12. http://


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2013/11/12 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/11/12 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid revised 2018/06/06 by Lauren Patton.
Wilbur Sheron "The Watchmen of Dover" poem
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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