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George W. Stout, State Council of Defense notes

Identifier: L545

Scope and Contents

This collection contains notes on the State Council of Defense compiled by George W. Stout for Dr. Oliver.


  • 1917-1918


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.

Historical Note

The State Council of Defense was organized on May 19, 1917 to coordinate Indiana activities during World War I. It was created by Governor James P. Goodrich at the request of the National Council of National Defense at Washington, D.C.

The members of the state council included, Charles W. Fairbanks, Thomas Taggart, H. R. Kurrie, Arthur W. Brady, Carolyn, R. Fairbanks, Will H. Hays, Evans Woolen, Isaac Straus, George Ade Brook, Will G. Irwin, James L. Keach, Dr. Charles P. Emerson, Charles Fox, A. E. Reynolds, Morton Wilson, Will J. Freeman, Nathan Squibb and Rev. A. B. Storms.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Indiana Historical Bureau in 1968.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2007/02 by Barbara Hilderbrand. EAD finding aid created 2007/02 by Barbara Hilderbrand. EAD finding aid revised 2007/08 by Elizabeth M. Wilkinson. EAD finding aid revised 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
George W. Stout, State Council of Defense notes
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