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Kenneth Noe, "Old Tippecanoe and the Historians: A Bibliographic Essay on William Henry Harrison" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S2301
Identifier: S2301

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy of "Old Tippecanoe and the Historians: A Bibliographic Essay on William Henry Harrison," an unpublished seminar paper written by Kenneth W. Noe while a graduate student at the University of Illinois. The essay is 21 typewritten pages in length, with an additional 10 pages of bibliographic reference notes.


  • 1986


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

Kenneth W. Noe was born November 9, 1957 in Richmond, Virginia and grew up in Elliston, Virginia. He graduated from Emory and Henry College in 1979 and earned masters degrees from Virginia Tech in 1981 and the University of Kentucky in 1983. In 1990, he received his doctorate from the University of Illinois. He taught at the University of West Georgia and at Auburn before retiring in 2021. He is a noted historian of the American Civil War and has authored or edited eight books. Twice a Pulitzer Prize entrant, he has also received the 2002 Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War history, the 1997 Tennessee History Book Award, and several teaching awards.

Sources: "Kenneth William Noe." Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911. Accessed April 8, 2022.

Santos, Vicky. "NOEworthy: Ken and Nancy Noe Prepare to Retire from Auburn." Auburn University College of Liberal Arts. Accessed April 8, 2022.

Kenneth W. "About." Accessed April 8, 2022.

Virginia History Series. "Historical Hall of Fame: Kenneth W. Noe." Accessed April 8, 2022.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Kenneth Noe via the Indiana Historical Society, 1986/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2007/05 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/11/15 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/06/07 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid revised 2022/04/08 by Laura Eliason.


Kenneth Noe, "Old Tippecanoe and the Historians: A Bibliographic Essay on William Henry Harrison" manuscript
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