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Henry W. Jones account book

 Collection — Volume: V052
Identifier: V052

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the account book of Dr. Henry W. Jones and contains entries regarding his medical practice ranging from 1900 to 1915. Two pages in the back of the book were used to record information regarding tax levies of Portales and Roosevelt County, New Mexico for 1915-1916; a note about the incorporation of the Llano Irrigation Company from the Portales Times on January 20, 1916; and directions for a "Brooder for little chicks" from the Portales Times Herald(undated).


  • 1901-1915

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

Henry Warren Jones was born near Pleasant Hill, Miami County, Ohio on February 23, 1845, the eldest son of Samuel B. and Rhoda (Coate) Jones. He received his early education in a Friends' boarding school and at the age of 28, he began reading medicine with Miami County physician Thomas E. Teague. Jones subsequently attended the Ohio Medical College in Cincinnati and graduated in 1875. He began practicing medicine in Charlottesville, Indiana in 1875 and and continued his practice there until 1878 when he moved to Spiceland. Jones married Carrie Thornburg on December 9, 1876 and they had two sons. He and his wife moved to Portales, New Mexico around 1910, but later moved back to Spiceland. Jones died at the age of 77 on February 25, 1922.

Sources: "Henry W. Jones." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 7, 2020. "Dr Henry Warren Jones." Find a Grave Memorial no. 40684111. Accessed December 7, 2020.

History of Henry County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Company, 1884.


0.1 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of one account book.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Willard Heiss on 1969/07/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2020/12/07 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2020/12/07 by Laura Eliason.
Henry W. Jones account book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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