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Walter S. Lemmon collection

 Collection — Folder: S2876
Identifier: S2876

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters and papers dating from 1884 to 1945 with the bulk of the material being from Lemmon's Army service during World War I. There are letters to his family from camp, discharge papers, and a souvenir booklet of Camp McArthur in Waco, Texas.


  • 1884-1945

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

Walter S. Lemmon was a farmer from Harrison County, Indiana. He enlisted in the Army on September 2, 1918 in Corydon, Indiana and was discharged January 10, 1919. In 1945, he lived in Laconia, Harrison County, Indiana.


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.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/23 by Lauren Patton.
Walter S. Lemmon correspondence
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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