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Della Lindley collection

 Collection — Folder: S1893
Identifier: S1893

Scope and Contents

This collection is divided evenly between two families, the Denny family of LaGrange County and the McConnell family of Noble County. Materials related to the Denny family date from 1858-1939 and include a teacher's license, academic admission slips, a license to practice medicine issued by the United States Internal Revenue, and receipts. Items relating to the McConnell family date from 1849-1932 and include the diagram of a plat for a graveyard, a teacher's license, a notice of acceptance into the membership of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.), receipts, and a list of names within the McConnell family with birth dates. One prominent item is the Bethel Preparation Meeting minute book, ranging from 1874-1889. All of the items are photocopies of originals.


  • 1849-1939

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

Della Lindley of Ligonier, Indiana, collected materials relating to the Denny family of LaGrange County, Indiana, and the McConnell family of Noble County, Indiana.


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 Della Lindley on 1967/04/12.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1998/12/04 by Phillip Williams. EAD finding aid created 2014/12/16 by Bethany Fiechter.
Della Lindley collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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