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John B. Conway collection

 Collection — Folder: S2520
Identifier: S2520

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photocopy of a diary created by Joseph Conway ranging from December 1917 to November 1919 from his enlistment in the Navy, time in France, and discharge. In addition to regular entries, the diary served as an address book and includes cash payments and expenses. There is also a copy of a letter from the brother and sister-in-law of a friend in the Navy who had recently passed away, dated December 1965.


  • 1917-1965

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

John B. Conway served in the Navy during World War I and died in 1976.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Grace Conway on 1977/09/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/06/24 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/24 by Lauren Patton.
John B. Conway 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.