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Lillian Witt collection

 Collection — Folder: S2337
Identifier: S2337

Scope and Contents

This collection includes papers from the Lebanon Presbyterian Academy, including poetry, letters, philosophical notes, and two draft editorials for the school's publication, "The Calliopean Bachelor". The papers do not include author's names. The date 1868 is included on several papers, but most include no date. Student and professor names are included in a mock will.


  • 1868


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

Lillian Ellen Witt published the "History of the Lebanon Presbyterian Academy" in 1944. The Lebanon Presbytarian Academy was organized in 1861. In 1862, 180 students were enrolled, 100 male, 80 female.


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 Lillian Witt on 1944/06/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/03/03 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/03 by Linda Gellert.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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