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Charles Owen Tullis letters

 Collection — Folder: S1931
Identifier: S1931

Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of World War II letters written between 1941 and 1945. All but one are written to Charles Owen Tullis by former students at Washington High School. The letters discuss recollections of classmates and family in East Chicago (Indiana), matters of military training and military life, and impressions of Europe and North Africa. Tullis wrote one letter in the collection. There is also one photograph and one lire in Italian currency.


  • 1941-1945


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

Charles Owen Tullis was a history teacher at Washington High School in East Chicago, Indiana. By 1944, he had moved to Rensselaer, Indiana, where he then farmed while teaching at a country school.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Charles Owen Tullis on 1978/09/18.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/01/07 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/01/0 by Lauren Patton.
Charles Owen Tullis letters
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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