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Nicodemus Bigler
L346
1874 – 1899
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Finding Aid by: Brent Abercrombie, February 2012

Biographical Note:

Nicodemus Bigler was a cobbler and general laborer who lived in Goshen, Elkhart County, (1874 – 1877, 1883 – 1900) and near Breman, Marshall County (1877 – 1883) Indiana.

Source:

Information found within the collection.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of Nicodemus Bigler’s correspondence (1874 – 1899) with his daughter, Jane Bigler of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. The letters detail 19th century farm life, Bigler’s shoe repair, community, and religious groups in the area, including Dunkards and Mennonites.

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Folder Listing:

Folder 1.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1874 - 1877

Item 
1. January 16, 1874
2. June 14, 1875
3. August 28, 1875
4. March 13, 1876
5. June 3, 1876
6. August 1, 1876
7. January 29, 1877
8. June 5, 1877
9. July 1, 1877
10. August 2, 1877
11. September 4, 1877
12. November 10, 1877
13. December 5, 1877

Folder 2.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1878 – 1879

Item 
1. January 17, 1878
2. January 24, 1878
3. March 13, 1878
4. April 3, 1878
5. July 15, 1878
6. September 12, 1878
7. September 28, 1878
8. October 9, 1878
9. October 29, 1878
10. November 18, 1878
11. January 21, 1879
12. June 3, 1879
13. June 27, 1879
14. August 17, 1879
15. 1879

Folder 1.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1880 – 1881

Item 
1. January 16, 1880
2. February 4, 1880
3. April 26, 1880
4. May 30, 1880
5. July 11, 1880
6. November 23, 1880
7. December 7, 1880
8. February 3, 1881
9. February 22, 1881
10. March 17, 1881
11. April 16, 1881
12. June 18, 1881
13. August 5, 1881
14. September 3, 1881
15. December 24, 1881

Folder 4.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1882 – 1884

Item 
1. January 19, 1882
2. February 26, 1882
3. August 12, 1882
4. April 13, 1883
5. June 6, 1883
6. July 21, 1883
7. August 9, 1883
8. September 6, 1883
9. April 13, 1884
10. April 14, 1884
11. June 20, 1884
12. July 18, 1884
13. September 15, 1884
14. September 30, 1884
15. December 3, 1884

Folder 5.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1885 – 1886

Item 
1. January 13, 1885
2. January 20, 1885
3. February 8, 1885
4. April 6, 1885
5. May 19, 1885
6. June 13, 1885
7. June 28, 1885
8. July 25, 1885
9. September 9, 1885
10. October 10, 1885
11. October 14, 1885
12. March 1, 1886
13. March 17, 1886
14. May 15, 1886
15. July 25, 1886
16. December 14, 1886
17. December 29, 1886

Folder 6.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1887 – 1889

Item 
1. January 12, 1887
2. January 20, 1887
3. March 7, 1887
4. April 15, 1887
5. April 26, 1887
6. August 21, 1887
7. September 5, 1887
8. September 18, 1887
9. October 6, 1887
10. November 24, 1887
11. January 11, 1888
12. February 6, 1888
13. February 8, 1888
14. March 4, 1888
15. February 13, 1889
16. February 22, 1889
17. April 18, 1889
18. May 3, 1889
19. July 15, 1889
20. August 29, 1889
21. September 13, 1889
22. November 10, 1889

Folder 7.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1890 – 1891

Item 
1. March 6, 1890
2. May 26, 1890
3. June 12, 1890
4. July 4, 1890
5. December 16, 1890
6. January 27, 1891
7. February 6, 1891
8. March 21, 1891
9. March 21, 1891
10. June 12, 1891
11. June 29, 1891
12.  July 4, 1891
13. August 9, 1891
14. August 16, 1891
15. October 2, 1891
16. November 1, 1891
17. November 29, 1891
18. December 28, 1891

Folder 8.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1892 – 1893

Item 
1. January 21, 1892
2. February 14, 1892
3. March 31, 1892
4. April 3, 1892
5. April 10, 1892
6. April 29, 1892
7. May 8, 1892
8. May 17, 1892
9. June 12, 1892
10. June 19, 1892
11. July 9, 1892
12. July 22, 1892
13. September 18, 1892
14. November 14, 1892
15. January 31, 1893
16. February 12, 1893
17. February 19, 1893
18. April 26, 1893
19. May 24, 1893
20. June 9, 1893
21. June 19, 1893
22. June 26, 1893
23. July 9, 1893
24. July 18, 1893
25. August 6, 1893
26. August 16, 1893
27 September 21, 1893
28. October 10, 1893
29. October 24, 1893
30. November 5, 1893
31. December 1, 1893

Folder 9.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1894

Item 
1. February 28, 1894
2. April 3, 1894
3. May 17, 1894
4. May 25, 1894
5. May 27, 1894
6. June 12, 1894
7. July 10, 1894
8. September 11, 1894
9. September 30, 1894
10. November 25, 1894
11. December 20, 1894
12. December 29, 1894

Folder 10.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1895 – 1896

Item 
1. February 19, 1895
2. February 26, 1895
3. March 27, 1895
4. April 20, 1895
5. May 5, 1895
6. May 29, 1895
7 June 7, 1895
8. July 3, 1895
9. July 24, 1895
10. September 23, 1895
11. October 15, 1895
12. October 19, 1895
13. October 29, 1895
14. November 15, 1895
15. December 1, 1895
16. December 15, 1895
17. January 22, 1896
18. March 10, 1896
19. March 31, 1896
20. April 26, 1896
21. May 19, 1896
22. June 12, 1896
23. June 19, 1896
24. July 4, 1896
25. August 16, 1896
26. September 1, 1896
27. December 14, 1896

Folder 11.  Correspondence from Nicodemus Bigler, 1897 - 1899

Item 
1. March 10, 1897
2. April 18, 1897
3. April 23, 1897
4. July 5, 1897
5. July 18, 1897
6. August 1897
7. September 6, 1897
8. September 20, 1897
9. October 8, 1897
10. November 15, 1897
11. February 7, 1898
12. February 16, 1898
13. March 2, 1898
14. March 14, 1898
15. April 12, 1898
16. July 24, 1898
17. August 31, 1898
18. October 9, 1898
19. October 24, 1898
20. December 15, 1898
21. May 1, 1899
22. June 1, 1899
23. June 27, 1899

Folder 12.  No Date, News-clippings, & Photograph

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 12 folders
Collection Dates: 1874 – 1899
Provenance: Margurite Stoltz, February 9, 1982
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
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