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Mary Elizabeth Seward personal account book

 Collection — Folder: S3269
Identifier: S3269

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal account book for Mary Elizabeth Seward with entries ranging from circa September 1926 to June 1927. A student at Arsenal Technical High School in the 1920s, she maintained a log of her personal finances, for which she received monthly grades. The book contains Seward’s daily expenditures, a monthly account summary, and an itemized clothing list.


  • circa 1926-1927


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

Mary Elizabeth Seward was born in Indiana around 1910, the daughter of Milton and Libbie Seward. In the 1920s, she attended Arsenal Technical High School.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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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 2004/09 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created in 2004/09 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid revised 2015/11/04 by Bethany Fiechter.
Mary Elizabeth Seward personal account book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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