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Alfred R. Winter letters

 Collection — Folder: S2335
Identifier: S2335

Scope and Contents

The collection includes three letters, dated March 2, 1839, May 16, 1845, and August 3, 1848, from A.R. Winter of Lake County, Indiana addressed to his father and other family members in Belchertown, Massachusetts. The letters chronicle Winter’s family life near Laporte, with his wife, Cornelia, and children.


  • 1839-1848


Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions apply. Contact the repository for more information.

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=

Alfred Roberts Winter was born on May 30, 1811, to Alpheus and Sally (Roberts) Winter in Springfield, MA. Alfred married Cornelia Payne, Dec. 21, 1835, in Laporte, IN. Winter died Jan 15, 1857 in Calumet, Lake County, IN.

Sources: Accessed February 11, 2016.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Symmachus Trading Company in 1941.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/02/11 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/11 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/16 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.