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Mildred Dixon Harrod collection

 Collection — Folder: S2901
Identifier: S2901

Scope and Contents

The collection includes 30 items, including original patent medicine advertisements, including catarrhal symptoms, for miscellaneous health care issues (circa 1884-1926), miscellaneous correspondence to Mildred Dixon Harrod, and one advertisement for Epworth Concert Grand pianos (undated).


  • 1884-1926


Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions apply. Contact the repository for more information.

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

"Mildred Irene (Dixon) Harrod was born Oct. 4, 1906 in Hope, Indiana to Harmon S. and Stella Taylor Dixon. She was the second of five children, including Ethel, Lola, Lewis and Ernest P. Harrod was a graduate of DePauw University. She taught English, Latin, physical education, home economics, and biology at area high schools and authored several genealogy books. She married Dolph Orene Harrod in Vincennes, Indiana on May 10, 1936. They had one daughter, Patricia and one son, John Dixon. Harrod was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Methodist Church, Indiana Historical Society, and other organizations and was a founding member of the Yellow Trail Museum in Hope. She died March 14, 1994 and was buried in the Flat Rock Cemetery, Flat Rock, Indiana."

From: Indiana State Library. "Mildred D. Harrod papers." Finding aid. Accessed May 28, 2019.


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 in July, 1990.


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, IN:

L284: Mildred D. Harrod papers

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/09/21 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/21 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2017/11/27 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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