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Etta L. Keely collection

 Collection — Folder: S3468
Identifier: S3468

Scope and Contents

This collection includes two receipts made out to Etta L. Keely for a Bible History and Literature course at Butler College (now Butler University). Dated October 18, 1921 and February 14, 1922, each receipt was for an $8.00 fee and was signed by Professor W. C. Morro, the head of the School of Ministerial Education at the college.


  • 1921-1922


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

Etta Lizzie Miller was born November 29, 1860 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Rev. John V.R. and Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Miller. She and her family moved to Indianapolis when she was still a young child. She attended DePauw University and became a school teacher before marrying Oliver Keely on July 30, 1902. She taught school in Indianapolis for 46 years and also served as principal of School No. 14, School No. 28 and the old Shortridge High School annex. She passed away at the age of 75 on February 27, 1836.

Sources: "Ella Miller Keely." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed March 22, 2022. "Etta Miller." Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed March 22, 2022.

"Etta L. Keely Dies; Teacher 46 Years." Indianapolis Star (Ind.), February 29, 1936.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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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 2022/03/22 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/03/22 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.