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Woman's Relief Corps, George H. Thomas post volumes

 Collection
Identifier: V455

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 43 volumes from the George H. Thomas post of the Woman's Relief Corps that range in date from 1885 to 1942. Volumes include cash books, minutes, ledgers, and rolls of members.

Dates

  • 1885-1942

Creator

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 / Historical

The Woman's Relief Corps was the women's auxiliary to the Civil War veterans' organization, the Grand Army of the Republic. The Corps provided relief for Union veterans and their families, contributed to programs for Spanish-American War and World War I soldiers, sponsored scholarships, and promoted patriotism. The George H. Thomas Post #20 was based in Indianapolis and disbanded in 1942.

Extent

3 Cubic Feet (43 volumes)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received as a donation from William Hudson on 1966/07/20.

Accruals

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:

S3312: Woman's Relief Corps, George H Thomas post collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/08/13 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/13 by Lauren Patton.
Title
Woman's Relief Corps, George H. Thomas post volumes
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
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