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Dr. Christopher S. Arthur account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V001

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Dr. Christopher Arthur’s medical account books. It also contains articles of association, by-laws, and minutes of the boards of the Equitable Accident and Mutual Aid Life Association or Portland.


  • 1881-1902


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

Christopher S. Arthur was born in Ohio in 1832. On April 25, 1856, he married Nancy S. Bennett in Allen County, Indiana. Together they would have five children. For most of his adult life, Arthur lived and worked as a doctor and surgeon in Jay County, Indiana. On August 2, 1862, Arthur enlisted as a Captain with the 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment, Company F, where he worked as a surgeon. He resigned on September 11, 1864. Arthur died in 1898.


0.03 Cubic Feet (2 volumes)

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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 by Jennifer Duplaga during April 2005. EAD finding aid created by Bethany Fiechter on 2014/12/02.
Dr. Christopher S. Arthur account books
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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