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Graham N. Fitch collection

 Collection — Folder: S2636
Identifier: S2636

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Fitch's various notes and accounting papers created in Indiana in the 19th century.


  • 1782-1878


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

Graham Newell Fitch was born in Le Roy, New York on December 5, 1809. He studied medicine and practiced in Logansport, Indiana. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1836-1839 and a United States Senator during 1857-1861. He was a professor at the Indianapolis Medical College in 1878. Fitch served during the Civil War as Colonel of the 46th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry during 1861-1862. He mustered out on August 6, 1862 and practiced medicine in Logansport until he died on November 29, 1892. He is bured at Mount Hope Cemetery in Logansport, Indiana.

Sources: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

United States Congress. "Graham N. Fitch". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


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 R. B. Whetsett in 1953.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

V267: Dr. Graham N. Fitch account books and ledgers, 1837-1884

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/09/16 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/16 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.