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Max Carter Hardin papers

Identifier: L280

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters, drawing books and college papers from Eula May Carter in Forest, Indiana; newspaper clippings; family records; miscellaneous items and postcards ranging from 1899-1980 regarding family matters, education; and art.


  • 1899-1980, undated

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

Max Carter Hardin was born to Charles D. and Eula Mae [May] Carter Hardin on April 30, 1917 in Indiana. He had a younger brother, Charles D. He was graduated from Franklin College in 1938. Max married Iris Lucille Grimes in Milan, Indiana. They had four children, Jay C., Scott, Iris and Paige. He worked in insurance and at the Allison Division of General Motors. He died June 17, 1982 in Idaho Falls, ID and is buried in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, Indiana.


"Hardin, Iris L.". Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Retrieved 2016/07/25.

"Hardin, Iris Lucille. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Retrieved 2016/07/25.

"Hardin, Max". Daily Journal (Franklin, IN). 18 June 1982 (p.5). Print.

"Hardin, Max". U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Retrieved 2016/07/27.

"Hardin, Max C.". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/07/25.

"Hardin, Max C.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/07/25.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)


This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Max Carter Hardin on 1980/07/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/07/27 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/27 by Edythe Huffman.
Max Carter Hardin papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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