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Dr. Graham N. Fitch account books and ledgers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V267

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Dr. Graham N. Fitch's Logansport, Indiana real estate account book during 1837-1871, a personal account book from 1872 and his physician's account book during 1869 and 1873-1884.


  • 1837-1884


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

Graham Newell Fitch was born in Le Roy, New York on December 5, 1809. He studied medicine and practiced in Logansport, Indiana. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1836-1839 and a United States Senator during 1857-1861. He was a professor at the Indianapolis Medical College in 1878. Fitch served during the Civil War as Colonel of the 46th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry during 1861-1862. He mustered out on August 6, 1862 and practiced medicine in Logansport until he died on November 29, 1892. He is bured at Mount Hope Cemetery in Logansport, Indiana.

Sources: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

United States Congress. "Graham N. Fitch". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.


0.3 Cubic Feet (4 volumes)

Language of Materials



This collection includes three ledgers and is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the L'Anguille Valley Historical Association in Logansport, Indiana during 1953.


No further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

S2636: Graham N. Fitch collection, 1782-1878

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2019/09/12.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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