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Woman's Relief Corps, George H. Thomas post collection

 Collection — Folder: S3312
Identifier: S3312

Scope and Contents

This collection includes records from the W.R.C. George H. Thomas post in Indianapolis from the 1880's to 1939. Included are correspondence, clippings, receipts, invoices, corps publications, and other materials.

Dates

  • circa 1880s-1939

Creator

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 / Historical

The Woman's Relief Corps was the women's auxiliary to the Civil War veterans' organization, the Grand Army of the Republic. The Corps provided relief for Union veterans and their families, contributed to programs for Spanish-American War and World War I soldiers, sponsored scholarships, and promoted patriotism. The George H. Thomas Post #20 was based in Indianapolis and disbanded in 1942.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received as a donation from William Hudson on 1966/07/20.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/08/09 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/09 by Lauren Patton.
Title
Woman's Relief Corps, George H. Thomas post collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671