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Eva Doty collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-058

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters and publications collected by Eva Doty relating to the genealogy of various families. The family history files are for the names of: Peter Anthony and Mary Jane (Meeks) and Grace Mitchell Collins. The Collins material includes family tree charts. There are twelve folders dedicated to "Chambers Helping Chambers," a genealogy periodical published by Claudette Maerz of Bloomington, Indiana from 1981-1992.

Also included are Mitchell family files, including Abraham, David, Homer, and John Russell. Other miscellaneous family files are for the names of: Dodd and Barnhill; Francis; Henderson of Tennessee; Mathers (Howard, Harry, and Marilyn); William C. McCullough; Oliphant; Nesbit; Rauch; and Wesley Whitson.

The 1986, 1987, and 1988 calendars from the Red River Historical Society of Clay City, Kentucky, showing historic pictures, are in one folder. The newspaper column "Indiana Ancestors" by Betty McCay, from 1973 to 1975, are in another folder.


  • 1804-1992

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

Eva Emery married Roy Doty. In 1993, she lived in Nashville, Indiana. Much of the material came from Grace Mitchell Collins.


2.5 Cubic Feet (2 cubic foot boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation in 1993 from Eva Emery Doty. The collection was received by Genealogy as a records transfer from Rare Books and Manuscripts on 2014/11/01.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

S368: Eva Doty collection, 1771-1922

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/07/24 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Eva Doty collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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