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Emma Gray scrapbook

Identifier: V317

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Emma C. Gray regarding the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865 and the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, programs, delegate ribbons, and other mementos. Most of the items in the scrapbook range from 1935 to 1956, but there is a bookplate on the inside front cover that notes that the scrapbook was presented in memory of Emma Gray at the GAR State Day held at the Indiana State Soldiers'Home in Lafayette on October 11, 1974.


  • 1935-1974


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

Emma Caroline Wooley was born February 21, 1879 in Parke County, Indiana to Milford Franklin and Rachel (Robertson) Wooley and lived most of her life in Jackson Township, Fountain County, Indiana. She graduated from Wallace High School in 1900 and married William H. Gray in September 1901. The Grays owned and operated a farm east of Wallace all their married life and were the parents of three children. Mrs. Gray was a member of the Wallace Christian Church, Wallace Ladies Aid, the Jackson Township Extension Club and the Daughter of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865. Her father was a veteran of Company K, 43rd Regiment, Indiana Infantry. She passed away at the age of 95 on April 16, 1974.

Sources: "Milford F. Wooley." U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. Accessed February 2, 2021.

"Emma Gray." Crawfordsville Journal Review (Ind.), April 17, 1974.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

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Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/02/02 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/02/02 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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