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Central Correspondence College
Ca. 1906 - 1907
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Philip N. Williams, July 1998
Revised by: Edythe Huffman, Jan. 2013
The Central Correspondence College was established in 1899, absorbing the Western Preparatory School in 1904. It had only one course of study, specifically that of preparing its students within a matter of weeks to take the Clerk-Carrier and Railway Mail Service examinations, qualifying them to enter the Post Office Service or Railway Mail Service.
Information Found within Collection
The collection consists of six undated advertisements for Central Correspondence College, each mounted on heavy cardboard.
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undated Advertisement for Central Correspondence College, giving the Columbia National Bank (1907) and Peoples State Bank as references and listing the names of successful graduates.
Undated Advertisement - “You Ought to Be in Class 4!”
1906 Advertisement - “Is This Not satisfactory Evidence?” which provides four testimonials from successful graduates
Undated Advertisement – “You Ought to Be Making More Money. It’s in You If You Only Thought So.”
Undated Advertisement – “The Story of Aladdin’s Lamp’” (2 versions)
Size of Collection: 1 Folder
Collection Dates: Ca. 1906-1907
Provenance: Frank Flora, Jan. 1981
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 Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English