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Ida F. Richardson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-035

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research from Ida Richardson ranging from 1852 to 1929 regarding various families.


  • 1852-1929


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with the Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Genealogy Division.

Biographical Note

Ida Francis Richardson was born December 13, 1847 in Chatham New Hampshire to Joel Foster and Mary Avery Richardson. Her father invested in railroads and by 1860 had moved from New York to Indiana to help build the Indianapolis-Lawrenceburg line. One of his son's Thomas later invested and speculated on land in the Irvington neighboorhood in Indianapolis. Ida and one of her sisters lived in Irvington finally moving to a house at 312 Burgess Street around 1910. She taught at the local public schools but was also known well known as a painter and writer. Ida Richardson died on June 28, 1932.


1 Cubic Feet (1 cubic foot box, 1 manuscript box)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from Charlene DeTar in 1976.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/10/25 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2016/10/26 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Ida F. Richardson collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.