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1850 - 1955
1 mss box, 5 folders
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, October 2009
George and Rebecca (Thoma) Barnett resided in Winamac, Indiana (Pulaski County). The couple married ca. 1860. Rebecca’s parents and brothers, Mahlon and John, were from Belleville, IL. George’s parents, William and Maria, resided in Logansport, IN.
The collection consists primarily of correspondence with the Thoma-Barnett families. Correspondence generally relates to family life, economic conditions, politics, farm prices, and the Civil War. The correspondence included letters from George and Rebecca’s parents, as well as state representative J.P. Barnett of Jasper and Pulaski Counties.
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1. Correspondence 1850 – 1864
2. Correspondence 1864 – 1887
3. Correspondence 1892 – 1909
4. Correspondence 1912 – 1955
5. Correspondence no date
Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 5 folders
Collection Dates: 1850 – 1955
Provenance: Donald Baker, March 14, 1968
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: n/a