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Kokomo Star Society record book

 Collection — Folder: S2269
Identifier: S2269

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the Kokomo Star Society record book containing entries ranging from 1875 to 1877. The small book includes the group's constitution, bylaws, meeting minutes, and a list of its early members. Please note that the preamble and first page of the constitution have faded and are difficult to read.


  • 1875-1877


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.

Historical Note

The Star Society was a literary club started in Kokomo, Indiana in 1875. Membership was open to "all persons of a good moral standing over the age of 9 years." The society's meetings included readings, essays, soliloquies, and debates. Several members of the Ingels family were early and active members of the society.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Ward R. Ingels on 1966/08/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/01/31 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/01/31 by Laura Eliason.
Kokomo Star Society record 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.