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Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home collection

 Collection
Identifier: L403

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the record of books from the Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home given to the Lawrie Library, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and is comprised of two volumes and one folder. The collection ranges from 1934 to 1976.

Dates

  • 1934-1976

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.

Organizational History

The establishment of the Indiana Veterans' Home (formerly named the Indiana State Soldiers' and Sailors' Home) in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, was made possible through activities begun by the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) and the Department of Encampment in Indianapolis in the year 1886. In 1895, the Indiana General Assembly passed a bill for the establishment and maintenance of the home.

Extent

0.35 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1998 by Philip N. Williams, and by Susan King in 2001. EAD finding aid created 2015/05/11 by Brent Abercrombie.

Creator

Title
Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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