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Ward F. Siegrist, World War II ration book

 Collection — Folder: S1951
Identifier: S1951

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Ward Siegrist's World War II ration book no. 3 and includes 4 pages of unused ration stamps. No. 3 ration books were replacement books and were distributed in 1943 by the United States of America Office of Price Adminstration.


  • 1943

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 / Historical

Ward F. Siegrist was born January 1, 1907 in Akron, Ohio to Howard and Esther Siegrist. He married Cecelia McDonald (1906-1984) on April 21, 1933. He and his wife moved to Indianapolis in the early 1970s and moved to Warsaw, Indiana in 1983. Mr. Siegrist passed away at the age of 81 on January 7, 1988.

Sources: “Ward F. Siegrist.” Summit County, Ohio Marriage Records, 1840-1980. Accessed October 15, 2018.

“Cecelia A. SiegristIndianapolis Star(IN), March 24, 1984.

“Ward F. Siegrist.” Times Union (Warsaw, IN), January 8, 1988.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection contains one ration book.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from John Randolph in 2018/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/10/15 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/10/15 by Laura Eliason.
Ward F. Siegrist, World War II ration book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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