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Wilson S. Daily collection

 Collection — Folder: S2031
Identifier: S2031

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a Republican ticket from Kansas for the 1888 election, a commission report on the Indiana Reformatory from 1921, and correspondence related to the report and the Indiana Reformatory created by Warren T. McCray in Indianapolis in 1921.


  • 1888, 1921


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

Formerly known as the Indiana State Prison South, the Indiana Reformatory was located in Jeffersonville, Indiana before it was significantly damaged by fire in 1918. In 1921, the Indiana Legislature passed a bill to relocate the facility to Pendleton, Indiana.

The Republican ticket for the Presidential election in 1888 included Benjamin Harrison and in Kansas, the gubernatorial candidate was Lyman U. Humphrey.


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 Wilson S. Daily on 1978/07/25.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in the Indiana Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

ISLI 310 D279R: Deam's red almanac

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/09/24 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/24 by Lauren Patton.
Wilson S. Daily collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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