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Huntington County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder: S2331
Identifier: S2331

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a print of a pen and ink drawing of Chief Francis LaFontaine's house located in Huntington County, Indiana. The undated sketch was drawn from a photograph and includes a circa 1915 typewritten paragraph attached to the back of the print that gives a brief description of the home and information about LaFontaine's daughter, Archangel Engelmann. The collection also includes an envelope sent to the Indiana State Library from Mary Rankin at the Methodist Memorial Home located in the town of Warren, Indiana. The envelope has an aerial image of the home printed on the flap side of the envelope and is postmarked June 16, 1965.


  • circa 1915, 1965

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

Huntington County, Indiana was established in 1834 and was named for the president of the Continental Congress, Samuel Huntington. The city of Huntington serves as the county seat and the county also includes the small towns of Andrews, Markle, Mt. Etna, Roanoke and Warren.


State of Indiana. "Huntington County." Accessed May 13, 2022.

STATS Indiana. "Huntington, County, Indiana." Profiles: Indiana IN Depth. Accessed May 13, 2022.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from James F. Bippus in 1928/08 and from Mary Rankin in 1965/06.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/05/14 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/05/14 by Laura Eliason.
Huntington County, Indiana collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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