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Mary Hughes Martin collection

Identifier: L623

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one family photograph album and two autograph albums from Mary Hughes Martin and the Hughes family in Gessie, Indiana and Danville, Illinois ranging from circa 1888-1911.


  • circa 1888-1911


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

Mary Hughes Martin was born on September 27, 1872 in Vermillion County, Indiana. Her parents were Elmond Hughes and Martha Ann Stutler Hughes. Mary married Harry E. Martin on April 3, 1898 in Vermillion County. They had three children: Leonne Margaret, Cassie L., and Hollie. She died on March 5, 1938 and is buried in Hopewell Cemetery in Rileysburg, Indiana.


0.9 Cubic Feet (1 small oversize box)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation on 2016/05/31 by Bethany Fiechter. The items were purchased at a Tipton County auction during April 2016.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/05/31 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/31 by Bethany Fiechter.
Mary Hughes Martin collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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