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Edward Doyle collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3295

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of four documents, dated 1886 to 1937, relating to the lives of Edward Doyle and Mary (Kilslee) Doyle.

Includes a naturalization paper of Edward Doyle, issued by the First District Court of New Orleans, State of Louisiana dated October 26, 1852. Also, a discharge from the 150th Indiana Infantry dated August 5, 1865 (B056).


  • 1852-1937

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

Edward Doyle (born ca. 1826), a native of Ireland, emigrated to New Orleans on October 15, 1847, and resided in Louisiana until he applied for naturalization on October 26, 1852. Edward Doyle married Mary (Kilslee) Doyle on October 20, 1850. They had one daughter, Mary Doyle. On February 22, 1865, Edward Doyle was enrolled as a private in Company K of the 150th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers at Lafayette, Indiana. He was mustered into service on February 27, 1865; he was mustered out on August 5, 1865, at Stevenson Station, Virginia.


0.04 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 1 small oversize 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.

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:

B056: Edward Doyle oversize collection

Item Listing

Folder 1

1886, Mar. 26 - Discharge Certificate of Edward Doyle, Issued by Adjutant General’s Office, Executive Department of Indiana

1892, Feb. 12 - Certified Copy of Record of the Marriage of Edward Doyle and Mary Kilslee, given by M.L. Guthneck, Rector of St. Michael’s Church, Madison, Indiana

1897, May 12 - Certificate no. 931,703, Granting a Pension to Mary Doyle, Widow of Edward Doyle, Issued by the Bureau of Pensions, Department of the Interior

1937, Nov. 1 - Certification of Record of Baptism of Mary Doyle, the Daughter of Edward and Mary Doyle, at St. Michael’s Rectory, Madison, Indiana, Signed by H. Dupontavice, Copied by Rev. Chas. F. Walsh

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid revised 2010/03 by Brent Abercrombie.
Edward Doyle collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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