Safe deposit boxes collection
Scope and Contents
Notably, it contains a series of correspondences from William and Lucille Marlow, love letters and detailing their travels in 1935.
The items were all contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes from various banks and trust companies in Indiana, including: American Fletcher National Bank and Trust Company, Indianapolis; Banker's Trust Company, Indianapolis; Fidelity Trust Company, Indianapolis; First Merchant's National Bank and Trust Company, Lafayette; First Old State Bank, Elkhart; Fletcher Trust Company, Indianapolis; Fort Wayne National Bank, Fort Wayne; Gary National Bank, Gary; Gary State Bank, Gary; Indiana National Bank, Indianapolis; Irwin Union Trust Company, Columbus; Merchant's National Bank, Muncie People's Trust and Savings Company, Fort Wayne; and St. Joseph Valley Bank, Elkhart.
Oversize items includes property documents of Elizabeth Heady from 1919 to 1951 as well as documents reating to Robert W. Browne, Sidney M. Browne, Ella Forbing Ashbrook, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin O. Race and Louise Schroeder (OBC138).
- Marlow, Lucille, 1882- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
They are typically rented from the institution for a fee and are accessed by a key held by the renter and a separate key held by the bank, with a signature and sometimes a code. Additional signatories may be authorized, which could prove helpful in the case of the incapacity or death of the renter.
Hotels, cruise ships and resorts often provide temporary safe deposit boxes.
Wikipeida. "Safe deposit boxes." Wikipedia.org. Accessed August 3, 2016. https://en.wikipedia.org.
Lucile Clara (Metcalf) McLaren Marlow was born July 14, 1882 in East Elma, New York to Frances E. Metcalf and Antoinette Hibbard. She worked as a saleswoman in publishing and lived in Aurora, Illinois in 1930, at which point she was divorced. In 1935, she lived in various hotels in several cities and towns in New York state. She married William A. Marlow about late September 1935 and lived in Indianapolis. They were divorced by 1951.
Information found within the collection.
Ancestry.com. "Hirlda C. Marlow." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "H. Clara Marlow." Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "[Lucille] C. McLaren." 1930 United States Federal Census. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Lucile Clara Marlow." U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Wm A Marlow." 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "William A. Marlow." Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-1911. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "William A.". U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995. Accessed September 1, 2016. http://seach.ancestrylibrary.com.
"Will Marlow." Terre Haute (IN) Tribune, September 13, 1951, p. 2.
4.4 Cubic Feet (2 cubic foot boxes, 7 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize folders )
Language of Materials
Series 1: Documents, 1849-1967, undated
Series 2: Oversize documents, 1914-1950
- Banks and banking -- Indiana
- Bartholomew County (Ind.)
- Birth certificates
- Brown County (Ind.)
- Confederate money
- Delaware County (Ind.)
- Elkhart (Ind.)
- Lake County (Ind.)
- Marion County (Ind.)
- Marriage certificates
- United States -- Description and travel -- 19th century
- Safe deposit boxes collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description