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Cleason C. and Florence M. Brady certificates

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OBC139

Scope and Contents

This collection contains certificates from Cleason C. and Florence M. Moore in Indiana ranging from 1878 to 1897, including a marriage certificate for Cleason C. Brady and Florence M. Moore, both of Wabash County, Indiana, dated June 25, 1884 and signed by Rev. L. W. Monson. Also included is a certificate received by Florence Moore from the Chautauqua Literary and Science Circle (CLSC) of Chautauqua, New York for her completion of the CLSC four year course of reading dated August 18, 1886 (OBC139).

There are also other oversize certificates related to Cleason C. Brady's medical career including his diplomas, ranging from 1878 to 1897 (OBD022).


  • 1878-1897


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

Florence Mary Moore was born January 31, 1857 in Wabash County, Indiana to Ezra and Arena (Crichlow) Moore. She married Cleason Calvin Brady (1852–1895) on June 25, 1884 and they had three children. She took part in the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC) four reading course and earned her certificate of completion in 1886. Florence Brady died at the age of 93 on February 23, 1950. Her husband, Dr. Brady, was a medical doctor who practiced in Wabash and Miami counties.


Information found within collection. "Florence Brady." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed August 26, 2022. "Florence M. Brady." U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935. Accessed August 26, 2022.

Chautauqua Institution. Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Book List, 1878-2018. Accessed August 26, 2022. "Florence Mary 'Flo' Moore Brady." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed August 26, 2022.


0.16 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize folder, 1 extra-large oversize folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1999 by Jill Campbell; 2022/08/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created Laura Eliason 2022/08/26. EAD finding aid revised on 2021/09/28 by Lauren Patton; 2022/09/29; 2022/11/14 by Brittany Kropf.
Cleason C. and Florence M. Brady certificates
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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