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L'Anguille Valley Historical Association collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2903

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters and newspaper clippings from Robert B. Whitsett in Cass County, Indiana in 1971 sent to the Cass County Board of Tax Adjustment urging them not to support the Cass County Historical Society. The newspaper clippings about L'Anguille Valley Historical Association are glued to two poster board pages and there is a breakdown of funds targeted for the Historical Society from the Cass County General Fund.


  • 1971

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

Robert B. Whitsett was born April 28, 1899 to Robert Burns and Anna C. (Ludders) Whitsett in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana. A Logansport historian and author, Whitsett served as chair and secretary of the L’Anguille Valley Memorial Association in Logansport. His books include "Pulaski County, Indiana Cemetery Records" (1942-1947), and "Legend of Cedar Isle" (1936). Whitsett died February 18, 1993.

Sources: "Robert B. Whitsett." Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed February 16, 2018.

Legacy File, Julie A. Reid, Indiana State Library, April 2005.


0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Robert Whitsett on 1988/02/23.


No further additions are expected.

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 YYYY/MM/DD by [FirstName LastName].
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.