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German letters collection

 Collection — Folder: S2359
Identifier: S2359

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises letters written in German from the early 19th century. July 17, 1830 and November 10, 1833 appear as clear dates on two of the three letters in this collection, all of which are written entirely in the German language. Signatures on these letters look to be those of a Thos. Resten and A. S. Johnell. One item in the collection that might also be a letter is thirteen pages in length and all written in the same handwriting.


  • 1830-1833, undated

Language of Materials

Materials in German.

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

Biographical information for the persons whose signatures are legible on the letters in this collection is not available.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Morgan Drescher.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created in 1999 by Philip N. Williams.
German letters 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.