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Effa Danner collection

 Collection — Folder: S2602
Identifier: S2602

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, receipts, and a clipping from Effa Danner in Indiana, ranging from 1849 to 1927 regarding steamboats. The letters were written by Danner circa 1927 concerning various steamboats, while the clipping concerns the Jacob Strader. The bulk of the collection comprises a series of receipts from various steamboat companies from 1849 to 1857. Generally, each receipt includes the ship name, ports that it picked up and dropped materials off at, the date of the receipt, the goods to be shipped, their weight and the final destination of said goods.


  • 1849-1927


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

Effa Danner was born around 1875 in Indiana and she married A. V. (Americus Vespucci) Danner, born around 1870. A. V. Danner ran a hardware store and was still working at the hardware store, according to the 1940 U.S. census.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/09/07 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/09/07 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid updated 2018/09/17 by Lauren Patton; 2024/02/29 by Brittany Kropf.


Mrs. A.V. Danner 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.