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Iris Baughman diary

 Collection — Folder: S2530
Identifier: S2530

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a small travel diary kept by Iris Baughman during her trip from her home in Rensselaer, Indiana to the St. Louis World's Fair in August 1904 when she was about 9 years old.


  • 1904 August


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 / Historical

Iris M. Baughman was born September 18, 1895 in Monon, Indiana to Ulysses M. and Jennie Baughman. Her family lived for a time in Rensselaer, Indiana before moving to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1917 and was a high school teacher. She died in July 1969.

Sources: “Iris Baughman.” U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925. Accessed December 18, 2018. “Iris Baughman.” U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Accessed December 18, 2018.

“Roll Call of Alumni Newsmakers.” Sooner Magazine (May 1957). Accessed December 18, 2018.


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 the Indiana State Museum.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/12/18 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/12/18 by Laura Eliason.
Iris Baughman diary
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.