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Edna Harvey Joseph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-053

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research from Edna Joseph ranging from 1929 to 1969. Some of the research in the collection may be attributed to William Wade Hinshaw. After Ms. Joseph died Willard Heiss received her research, he deposited some of it at Guilford College in North Carolina.


  • 1851-1969


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

Edna Harvey was born August 29, 1890 in Markle, Indiana to Mr and Mrs J. E. Harvey. She was married Allen F. Joseph on July 30, 1927. Edna Joseph attended DePauw University and later taught in the Indianapolis, Markle, Lafayette and Jasper school systems. In her later years Ms. Joseph was well known for her genealogical research. She was a member of the D.A.R., as well as the Indiana Society of Pioneers. She was the cousin of William Wade Hinshaw, the famous Quaker genealogist and historian. She died September 5, 1973.


4.5 Cubic Feet (3 cubic foot boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a records transfer from Rare Books and Manuscripts in 2015.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in the Hege Library, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC:

ID: Edna Harvey Joseph

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/10/18 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2016/10/20 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Edna Harvey Joseph Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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