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"Vigo County Politics since the War" manuscript

 Collection — Volume: V286
Identifier: V286

Scope and Contents

The "Vigo County Politics since the War" manuscript was created by J. A. Willison, a druggist in Terre Haute, Indiana. It includes a review of political contests in the county since the close of the Civil War to 1893.


  • 1865-1893


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

John A. Willison was born during the 1850s to Jeremia Willison and Mary Gallaghar in Ohio. He married Mary D. Blundell on March 3, 1890 in Vigo County. His drug store operated in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Source: Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from W. W. Willison on 1942/01/02.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/08/17.
"Vigo County Politics since the War" manuscript
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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