Skip to main content

William Harrod papers

 Collection — Folder: S3060
Identifier: S3060

Scope and Contents

The collection includes one item, a detailed genealogical study written by Helynn M. Carrier entitled, “In Search of ‘My’ William Harrod.” The typescript is dated September 19, 1986 and provides information on the challenges encountered by Carrier’s genealogical research on William Harrod. The typescript is heavily annotated and has a source list as well as an index.


  • 1986/09/19

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

William Harrod was born September 26, 1764 in Berkely County, Virginia. Helynn Carrier, the author of the manuscripts in the collection, is one of his descendants.


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 Helynn Carrier in 1986.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998/08 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created in 1998/08 by Andrea Bean Hough.
William Harrod papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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