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Wrigley family papers

 Collection — Folder: S1869
Identifier: S1869

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence and documents from the United States Treasury Department, the American Expeditionary Forces, Sixth Infantry, and other parties in the United States and France ranging from 1918 to 1919 regarding the death of Roscoe Wrigley, his burial, and insurance settlements to his beneficiary, Florence Wrigley.


  • 1918-1919

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

Roscoe Wrigley was born in Union County, Indiana, the son of Florence Wrigley. He lived in Connersville, Indiana. Wrigley served as a private in Company I, Sixth Infantry of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He was killed in action in Romange, France and buried on October 21, 1918 at Romagne.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Kate Roper on 1978/11/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/06/06 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/06 by Lauren Patton.
Wrigley family papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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