May A. Arbuckle
1 folder

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Revised by: Jennifer Duplaga, November 2004


Biographical Note:

May Adams Dayton was born in Elizabethtown, IN on July 10, 1885. She was the daughter of William and Elizabeth (McDonald Adams) Dayton. She married Ernest Arbuckle in Elizabethtown on February 6, 1919. Dayton worked as an elementary school teacher and principal in Bartholomew County for twenty-seven years. She was heavily involved in the 4-H Clubs of Bartholomew County and was a member of the board of directors for the county library. She helped to form the Bartholomew County Historical Society, where she served either as president or director from 1930-1964. Arbuckle died in Columbus, Indiana on August 19, 1864.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains items related to the Adams/McDonald family. Included are a check written to [I. Kuth] and Co., a list of expenditures payable to Mr. [Keith], a letter to Jackson and Mary McDonald by Mary E. McDonald, and a letter to Mary Jane McDonald from James G. Bellamy. This collection also contains a note written by May A. McDonald regarding Mary E. McDonald, a greeting card, and three small sheets which state the Democratic candidates for a state-wide election.

Item Listing:
Folder 1.
[1851]		Candidates for Democratic ballot
18 Dec. 1865	Check to [I. Kuth and Co.] from A. McDonald
28 Feb. 1867	List of expenditure payable to Mr. [Keith] by Ms. A.J. McDonald
25 Feb. 1872	ALS to Jackson and Mary McDonald from Mary E. McDonald
6 Apr. 1873	ALS to Mary Jane McDonald from James G. Bellamy
[1935]		Candidates for Democratic ballot
[1935]		Candidates for Democratic ballot
22 June 1936	Note written by May A. McDonald about Mary E. McDonald
n.d.		Greeting card

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1865-1951
Provenance: May A. Arbuckle, Elizabethtown, IN, 28 June 1935, 10 May 1938
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

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