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H. H. Woolley collection

 Collection — Folder: S1861
Identifier: S1861

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a one-page handwritten list of "Names and P.O. address of persons who authorize H.H. Woolley to refer to for Business, Character and Integrity." The men listed include George W. Bender and R.P. Buchanan of the Big 4 Railway, former Indiana Lieutenant Governor Will Cumback, former circuit judge D.A. Myers, former appellate judge Frank E. Gavin, and the following Greensburg businessmen and local politicians: Charles Zoller, W.W. Bonner, L.E. Lathrop, W.W. Hamilton, Coleman T. Pleak, and Dyar Elder.


  • circa 1900


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

Henry H. Woolley (also spelled Wooley) was born May 16, 1833 in Allentown, New Jersey to Sidney and Ann R. (Forsythe) Woolley. He married Elizabeth Rush Vonderbeck on February 28, 1856 and they moved to Greensburg, Indiana in 1864. Woolley was cashier for the First National Bank for many years and also served as president of the Greensburg Limestone Company and was connected with the Greensburg Furniture Company. He retired around 1898 and becam a traveling salesman. After a long illness of paresis, he died on January 22, 1906.

Sources: "Henry H. Woolley." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed May 5, 2021.

"Death of Henry H. Wooley." Greensburg Standard (Ind.), January 26, 1906.


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 2021/05/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/05/06 by Laura Eliason.
H. H. Woolley collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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