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Georgia Dunnington collection

Identifier: L362

Scope and Contents

This collection includes research papers, pamphlets, correspondence, newspaper columns, and drafts from Georgia Dunnington and the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, ranging from 1841 to 1966, regarding the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, Indiana Historical Society, and Civil War soldiers from Indiana.

There are also Denver Post newspaper clipping, Indiana county maps, and Lincoln print, ranging from 1909 to 1964 and undated (OBC007).


  • 1841-1966


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

Georgia Dunnington (1896-1994) was a member of the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission and the Indiana Historical Society. During this time she resided in Franklin, Indiana with her husband, Roy Dunnington.

Historical Note

The Indiana Civil War Commission was created in 1960 and members were appointed by Governor Harold W. Handley.


"Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission." Indiana Magazine of History 56, no. 1 (1960): 78.


0.56 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box, 1 oversize folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Georgia Dunnington in 1983.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/09/07 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/09/07 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid revised 2017/03/07; 2021/10/15 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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