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Cyrus R. Clevenger collection

 Collection
Identifier: L538

Scope and Contents

This collection includes hand-drawn surveyor and plat maps, drawings, and papers from Cyrus R. Clevenger in Bartholomew County, Indiana ranging from 1870 to 1962 regarding Bartholomew County and surrounding counties, including Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Lawrence counties.

Dates

  • 1870-1962, undated

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 Note

Cyrus Raymond Clevenger was born on July 18, 1892 to Franklin Henry (1870–1940) and Emma Susan (Sipes) Clevenger (1873–1927) in Nashville, Indiana. He had 4 siblings, including Edgar Whitcomb (1890–1968), Blanche Maria (1895–1949), Henry Franklin (1896–1944), and Elizabeth. The family moved to Columbus, Indiana by the time Clevenger 7 years old. He worked as a clerk in a piano store in 1910. Clevenger married Mary Beth Stevens (1894-1975) on July 12, 1918 in Bloomington, Indiana and they had two children: Janice and Sarah. He was a city civil engineer in Columbus, Indiana where he drew up multiple maps and plats in Bartholomew County as well as the surrounding counties. Clevenger died on November 5, 1961 in Bloomington, Indiana and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Sources:

Ancestry.com. "Raymond Clevenger." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Raymond Clevenger." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus R. Clevenger." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus Clevenger." 1930 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus Clevenger." 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus Clevenger." 1950 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus R. Clevenger." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011 Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus R. Clevenger." Indiana, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Cyrus R. Clevenger." U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current. Accessed December 2, 2022. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.

Findagrave.com. "Cyrus Raymond Clevenger." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed December 2, 2022. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/230128837/cyrus-raymond-clevenger.

Extent

9 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize box, 38 extra-large oversize folders)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Sarah Clevenger on 1973.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/11/14 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/11/14 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid revised 2021/12/09 by Lauren Patton; 2022/12/02 by Brittany Kropf.
Title
Cyrus R. Clevenger collection
Status
Under Revision
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671