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Central Correspondence College collection

 Collection — Folder: S2625
Identifier: S2625

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of six undated advertisements for Central Correspondence College, each mounted on heavy cardboard.

Item Listing:

undated Advertisement for Central Correspondence College, giving the Columbia National Bank (1907) and Peoples State Bank as references and listing the names of successful graduates.

Undated Advertisement - “You Ought to Be in Class 4!”

1906 Advertisement - “Is This Not satisfactory Evidence?” which provides four testimonials from successful graduates

Undated Advertisement – “You Ought to Be Making More Money. It’s in You If You Only Thought So.”

Undated Advertisement – “The Story of Aladdin’s Lamp’” (2 versions)


  • circa 1906-1907

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.

Historical Note

The Central Correspondence College was established in 1899, absorbing the Western Preparatory School in 1904. It had only one course of study, specifically that of preparing its students within a matter of weeks to take the Clerk-Carrier and Railway Mail Service examinations, qualifying them to enter the Post Office Service or Railway Mail Service.


Information Found within Collection.


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 from Frank Flora in 1981/01.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998/07 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created in 1998/07 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid revised in 2013/01 by Edythe Huffman.
Central Correspondence College 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.