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Almanacs collection

Identifier: L552

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the following almanacs: Crusaders’ Almanac (New York), Jahne’s Medizinischer Calender (Philadelphia; in German), Hazeltine’s Pocket-Book Almanac (Warren, PA), Colgate and Co. (New York), Kazeltine’s Almanac (Warren, PA), Ayer’s American Almanac (Lowell, MA), Dr. J.H. McLean’s Almanac (St. Louis; both in English and German), Hostetter’s Almanac (Pittsburgh; both in English and German), The Ladies Birthday Almanac (Chattanooga, TN), G.G. Green’s Almanac (Woodbury, NJ), Kodol Almanac (Chicago), Peruna Almanac (Columbus,OH), The Singer Almanac (Indianapolis), Swamp-Root Almanac (Binghamton, NY), Dr. J MacDonald’s Farmers Almanac (Binghamton, NY), Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac and Hand Book of Valuable Information (Elkhart, IN), Velvet Joe’s Almanac (St. Louis), and the Bliss Native Herbs Almanac (Indianapolis).


  • 1875-1930

Language of Materials

Materials in English and German.

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.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2008/03 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2008/03 by Brent Abercrombie.
Almanacs collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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