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Andrew R. McCurdy diary

 Collection — Folder: S1910
Identifier: S1910

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of a diary from Andrew R. McCurdy in Allen County, Indiana in 1870 regarding McCurdy's life and experiences.


  • 1870


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

Andrew R. McCurdy was born November 2, 1835 in Richland County, Ohio. In 1843, he moved to Allen County, Indiana in a covered wagon. McCurdy joined the Union army during the U.S. Civil War, serving as a musician of Company F, 12th Indiana Regiment. He married Mary J. Line on October 25, 1863. McCurdy died at age 71 in Fort Wayne, Indiana on June 18, 1907.


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 from Mrs. William J. Reinheimer on 1976/11/01.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/06/12 by Masada Sparrow. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/12 by Masada Sparrow. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/13 by Lauren Patton; 2017/06/27 by Brittany Kropf.
Andrew R. McCurdy diary
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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