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Envelopes collection

Identifier: L324

Scope and Contents

This collection includes envelopes ranging from the 1700s to the 1950s from numerous collections at the Indiana State Library. The envelopes were taken out of their original collections and kept loose in four large boxes. Some were removed and placed back with their collections while others remain separate. The remaining envelopes are now arranged in alphabetical order by last name with the original collection noted.


  • 1800-1950

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.


6.6 Cubic Feet (20 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

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

L1: Mary Aborn papers

S48: Nora Bagley papers

S100: Falvius J. Bellamy papers

L539: Abraham L. Brick papers

L19:Austin H. Brown papers

S188: Ella E Buck papers

L25: Amos W. Butler papers

L31: Chittenden Family papers

L33: Grace Julian Clarke papers

L039:George S. Cottman papers

L572:Thomas Deam collection

L262: Temple H. Dunn collection

L64: Ransom E. Hawley papers

S691: Rose Frances B. Howe papers

S1993: Indiana Department of Public Instruction collection

L85: Floyd Leslie Kresge collection

L1277: Lasselle Family collection

L92: Pearl Lloyd papers

L94: James H. Luther papers

LS3380: Henry C. Marsh collection

S931: Calude Matthews letters

S936: Ed Meister letters

L106: Col. Samuel Merrill collection

L108: William Henry Harrison Miller collection

L110: Samuel Moore papers

LS1028: Adams Lee Ogg papers

L128: Daniel D. Pratt collection

S1229: Benjamin Spooner papers

S1249: W. H. H. Terrell collection

S1913: W. H. H. Terrell collection

L159: William Wheeler Thorton papers

S1332: Susan B. Unthank papers

L168: Francis M. Vanpelt collection

S2393: Francis M. Vanpelt papers

L384: Maude Vestal papers

L315: William T. Wilson papers

L183: Joseph Albert Wright papers

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/07/31 by Alexandria Jones. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/31 by Alexandria Jones.
Envelopes 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.