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"Reminiscences of Jane Merrill Ketcham" volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V055

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two copies of "Reminiscences of Jane Merrill Ketcham" written by Jane Merrill Ketcham about her life primarily for the use of her family.


  • 1819-1896


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

Jane Merrill Ketcham was the daughter of the first treasurer of Indiana, Samuel Merrill, and the wife of early Indiana settler, John Ketcham. She was born on February 2, 1819 in Vevay, Indiana and came to Indianapolis with her parents when the capital of the state was moved from Corydon, Indiana. During the Civil War, Ketcham spent a year at a Union hospital in Gallatin, Tennessee. She died in 1911.


0.2 Cubic Feet (2 volumes)

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This collection consists of two copies of one item.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/09/05 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/05 by Lauren Patton.
"Reminiscences of Jane Merrill Ketcham" volumes
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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