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Claude Douglass Funk collection

Identifier: L271

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence relating to the Third Battery Field Artillery (1917-1970, undated), Third Battery Field Artillery financial papers (1959-1971), Lieutenant Ralph W. Wickes papers (1909-1919), Claude D. Funk financial papers (1929-1956), and photographs of the Third Battery Field Artillery and subsequent reunions. (1939-1940, undate).

There is also an oversize map of the Meuse-Argonne offensive, 1918 (OBE016).


  • 1909-1971, undated


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

Claude Douglass Funk, son of Edward and Kate Funk, was born August 17, 1892 in Princeton, Gibson County, Indiana. Funk was a soldier of Third Battery Field Artillery during World War 1. Following the war, he married Clothilde Embrel August 23, 1931 in Marion, Indiana. Funk died in December 1976.


0.45 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 extra-large oversize folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Clothilde Embree Funk on 1977/11/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/23 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/23 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid revised 2021/11/24 by Lauren Patton; 2022/11/09 by Brittany Kropf.


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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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