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Caddie Dodson, McClure Working Men's Institute scrapbook

 Collection — Volume: V284
Identifier: V284

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook has entries dating from 1858-1868 and includes a portion of the minutes of the McClure Workingmen's Institute and a list of members. Clippings and other items have been pasted over the minutes on some pages. The remainder of the scrapbook contains other clippings, illlustrations, announcements, correspondence, and programs from 1875 to 1887.


  • 1858-1868, 1875-1887


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

Cadeline Dodson lived in Oxford, Indiana during the late 19th century.

The McClure Workingmen's Institute was organized in Williamsport, Indiana in 1856. It was the late Mr. McClure's legacy to distribute books amongst mechanics and laborers.


Materials in the collection.

Indiana Department of Public Instruction. Twenty-eighth biennial report. Fort Wayne, Ind.: Fort Wayne Printing Company, 1917. p. 523.


0.01 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 purchase from William Lewis.


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:

S2803: Caddie Dodson collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/19 by Lauren Patton.
Caddie Dodson, McClure Working Men's Institute scrapbook
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.