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Albert Cordes letters

 Collection — Folder: S2055
Identifier: S2055

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of letters sent to Albert Cordes from 1893-1896 by family members in southern Indiana and other cities nearby. Correspondents primarily wrote about family and daily life.


  • 1893-1896

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

Albert Philip Cordes was born January 2, 1880 in Seymour, Indiana. He married Carolyn Heady and they lived in Indianapolis where he worked in the leather industry. He died on October 18, 1952.


0.05 Cubic Feet (3 folders)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Beryl Cordes on 1968/11/07.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/09/24 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/24 by Lauren Patton.
Albert Cordes 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.