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Elisha Cockefair
L35
1851-1959
1 manuscript box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jessica Combs, September 2010

Biographical Note:

Elisha Cockefair owned farms near Everton, Fayette County and in Harmony Township, Union County.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection includes letters of the Cockefair family in Everton, principally to Alice Keltner in Anderson, Madison county (1895-1911); papers of Charles Masters of Connersville, Fayette County, including his cancelled checks (1917-1939) and his papers relating to his work raising money in Fayette County for the Indiana University Memorial Fund (1922); and letters of Mary Alice Masters from Connersville (1922), Washington D.C. (1938), and California while she was serving in the military (1942). Also included are school notes and exercises of Elisha and Laf Cockefair (1860, 1889), history class notes of Charles Masters at Indiana University (1906-1907), and school notes and papers of Mary Alice Masters; and receipts of Elisha Cockefair (1851-1859).

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1

Folder

 

1.

Family Letters, 1890-1922

2.

Family Letters, 1925-1959 (no letters, 1923-1924)

3.

School Papers, 1860-1928

4.

School Papers, 1929-n.d.

5.

Charles W. Masters’ Papers (Checks, 1917-1939)

6.

Notes and Receipts

7.

Family Letters, n.d.

Collection Information

Size of Collection:

1 manuscript box

Collection Dates:

1851-1959

Provenance:

U.S. Army of Engineers, 6 June, 1970

Access :

The collection is open for research use

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.

Language:

Materials are entirely in English

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

None

Notes: