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Sons of Temperance volume

 Collection — Volume: V226
Identifier: V226

Scope and Contents

This volume contains the minutes of the Sons of Temperance from 1848 to 1852. At the beginning of the volume are several pages of scrapbooked newspaper articles.


  • 1848-1852


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

The Sons of Temperance organized nationally in 1842 in New York. Its members pledged not to "make, buy, sell, nor use as a beverage, any spirituous or malt liquors, wine or cider." The organization promoted mutual benefit and improvement of character alongside both secret meetings and public rituals.

Source: "Sons of Temperance". Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Accessed October 21, 2019.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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This collection consists 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 2019/10/21 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/10/21 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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