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John Dudley Long collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-062

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research, correspondence, charts and notes from John Dudley Long in the United States and Europe ranging from 1840 to 1964 regarding the Long, Bowen, and other related families.


  • 1840-1964

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

John Dudley Long was born in Columbus, Indiana on September 7, 1876 to David F. and Mary A. Downs Long, the fifth of eight children. He attended the United States Military Academy West Point and graduated early along with the rest of the class of 1899 due to the Spanish American War. John D. Long later attended Infantry and Calvary School graduating in 1906, and Mounted Service School graduating in 1909, he later attended a Calvary School advanced course in 1925 and later graduated from the US Army Command and General Staff College in 1926. In 1928 he married Mabel Neal Burr in Manila, Philippines. After his retirement from the US Army in September of 1940 with the rank of colonel John moved to Baltimore. John D. Long died February 9th 1965 and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


5.7 Cubic Feet (5 cubic foot boxes, 2 manuscript boxes, 1 folder , 1 oversize map)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from John Dudley Long on 1962/09


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/07/01 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2019/07/13 by Sarah Pfundstein.
John Dudley Long collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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