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Jack K. Carmichael
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, June 2013
The collection is correspondence of the Harrell and Eastin families, residents of Jackson and Lawrence Counties in Indiana. The donor, Jack K. Carmichael, Delaware County Indiana is a descendent of the Harrell and Eastin families.
Information Found within Collection
Folder one is letters of Edmond Harrell and others, written from 1861 until 1893. Harrell was a soldier in the Civil War, assigned to Company B, 50th Indiana Volunteers. The collection includes a list of Eastin Family births, 1847 - 1884.
Folder two is letters written from 1834 to 1892. One of the correspondents was Civil War soldier, Napoleon Bonaparte Newkirk, a corporal in Company G, 50th Indiana Volunteers. Included in the collection are recipes and an October 1887 wedding invitation for Lina Wertheim to Ben Goodman of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.
Folder 1. Letters of Edmond Harrell and Others
1861-1864 Pages 1-16
1867-1879 Pages 16-21
1880-1893 Pages 21-27
1847-1884 Eastin Births
Index Pages 29-30
Folder 2. Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte Newkirk and Others
1861-1866 Pages 1-18
1871-1879 Pages 18-26
1834-1860 Pages 27-36
1862-1879 Pages 36-47
1887-1892 Pages 47-51
n.d. Pages 51-57
Recipes Page 58
Wedding Invitation Page 59
Index Pages 60-63
Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: 1834-1893
Provenance: Jack K. Carmichael, December 6, 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
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Collection Notes: Carbon copies are located in the historical societies of Jackson and Lawrence counties, Indiana.
MA BA 7-11-2013