Helen S. Bates
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Reprocessed by: Edythe Huffman, Feb. 2013
Helen S. Bates was listed in the Evergreen catalog but no information was found about her.
Information Found within Collection
The collection consists of correspondence of the Hammond family of Fort Wayne (Allen County), Indiana and Swan (Noble County), Indiana (1841-1867), correspondence and other papers regarding the Orr family in DeKalb and Steuben Counties, Indiana (1869-1904) and two issues of the Ashley-Hudson Times, Indiana newspaper (1916, 1932).
Helen [S] Bates wrote 2 letters in 1967 to Mrs. Hopper regarding old papers and letters which she was reviewing for a friend.
There are letters from Daniel Hammond (d. 1849), a barrel maker in Americus (Tippecanoe County), Indiana (1847-1849); from Charles and Sarah (Hammond) Bruce, laborers in Fort Wayne and Swan (1841-1867); and from family members in Mishawaka (St. Joseph County) (1845-1850).
The Orr family papers include teachers’ licenses and other family and school documents relating to the Orr family in DeKalb and Steuben Counties (1869-1904); a history of the Orr family; a notebook listing engineers and firemen hired on the Wabash railroad from 1857-1898.
There are two issues of the Ashley-Hudson Times newspapers (1916, 1932).
There are 4 framed cards, some of which may have been valentines.
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1967 Letters from Helen Bates, Ashley, Indiana to Mrs. Hopper
1841–1848 Hammond Family Correspondence
1848- 1849 Hammond Family Correspondence
1849-1967 Hammond Family Correspondence
[n.d.] 4 mounted pictures, various papers
1869-1904 Orr Family Papers, R.R. notebook
1916, 1932 Ashley-Hudson Times (newspaper)
Size of Collection: 5 folders
Collection Dates: 1841-1932
Provenance: Helen Bates, Nov. 20, 1967
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