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Edwin W. Dunlavy, "History of the Hamilton Church" essay

 Collection — Folder: S2158
Identifier: S2158

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a copy of "History of the Hamilton Church," a four-page essay about the St. Joseph County, Indiana church written by Edwin Dunlavy around 1937. The collection also includes an additional page with two paragraphs with the headings "Some Facts about Hamilton Church, St. Joseph County" and "The New Carlisle Collegiate Institute." The two paragraphs are copies of exerpts from A History of St. Joseph County, a work compiled by Timothy Edward Howard and published in 1907.


  • circa 1937


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

Edwin Wesley Dunlavy was born June 25, 1874 near Greencastle in Putnam County, Indiana and was the son of Rev. Howard H. and Hanna E. (Oliver) Dunlavy. He graduated from DePauw University in 1900 and received his Doctor of Divinity from the same instutition in 1920. He became a licensed Methodist Episcopal minister in 1897 and served as pastor for several churches in Indiana and Illinois. He married Edna D. Augustine on June 14, 1905. Following his retirement in 1940, he made his home in New Carlisle, Indiana. He was a member of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and was known for his interest in history. He died at the age of 78 on March 6, 1953.


"New Pastor, First Methodist Church." Freeport Journal-Standard (Ill.), October 20, 1934. Accessed March 4, 2021.

"Rev. Dunlavy Dies: Former Pastor of Roberts Park." Indianapolis Star (Ind.), March 8, 1953. Accessed March 4, 2021.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/03/04 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/03/04 by Laura Eliason.
Edwin W. Dunlavy, "History of the Hamilton Church" essay
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