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Carr family photographs

 Collection — Folder: SP060
Identifier: SP060

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs from the Carr family in Indiana and unidentified locations, circa 1919 regarding unidentified people, buildings, and military servicemen aboard the USS President Grant (SP-3014).


  • circa 1919


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.

Historical Note

USS President Grant was originally built in 1907 for the Hamburg American Packet Steamship Co. to serve as a trans-Atlantic passenger ship. It was interned in New York in 1914 and seized there on April 6, 1917 when the United States entered World War I. It wsa commissioned as the President Grant (SP-3014) on August 2, 1917 with Commander J. P. Morton in command. The ship served as a troop transport and made 16 round trips between New York and Frnech ports. President Grant was transferred from the navy to the army on October 6, 1919.


Illinois State Museum. "Postcard of the S.S. President Grant, 1918-1919." Illinois Bicentennial: The Story of Illinois. Accessed November 2, 2019.

Naval History And Heritage Command. "President Grant." Naval History And Heritage Command. Accessed November 2, 2019.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/11/02 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2019/11/02 by Brittany Kropf.


Carr family photographs
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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