William H. Records Diaries
L 131
1855-1904
2 mss. boxes

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Revised by: Elizabeth M. Wilkinson, April 2005


Biographical Note:

William H. Records born in 1836 and was a farmer from Montmorency, Tippecanoe County, and Rising Sun, Ohio County. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War with the 72nd Indiana Regiment as a private and a corporal in the mounted infantry.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection includes Records Civil War diaries, a diary he kept while in Rising Sun, Indiana, a few miscellaneous papers, a partial transcript for his Civil War diaries (1862-1863), and copies of the rest of his Civil War diaries.


Box and Folder Listing:
Box 1.  Diaries and papers
1862, Aug. 9-1863, Jan. 15		Diary
1863, Jan. 16-May 11		Diary
1863, May 13-Oct. 26		Diary
1863, Oct. 27-1864, Mar. 28	Diary
1864, Mar. 29-Aug. 13		Diary
1864, Aug. 21-1865, Mar. 7		Diary
1865, Mar. 1-Apr. 1		Diary
1865, Apr. 2-July 8		Diary
1904, Jan. 10-Dec. 16		Diary

Folder	
1.	Miscellaneous papers, 1855-1864, n.d.
2.	Diary transcript, 1862, Aug. 7-1863, Apr. 18
3.	Diary transcript, 1863, Apr. 19-1863, Aug. 15
4.	Diary transcript, 1863, Aug. 16-Nov. 17
Box 2. Diary photocopies
Folder	
1.	Diary photocopy, 1863, Oct. 27-1864, Mar. 28
2.	Diary photocopy, 1864, Mar. 29-Aug. 13
3.	Diary photocopy, 1864, Aug. 21-Nov. 6
4.	Diary photocopy, 1864, Nov. 7-1865, Mar. 7
5.	Diary photocopy, 1865, Apr. 2-July 8
 

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 2 mss. boxes
Collection Dates: 1855-1904
Provenance: Unknown
Restrictions: Diaries are too fragile to photocopy. For reproductive purposes patrons must use the transcript, photocopies, or microfilm.
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project, Microfilm reels 54-1 and 54-2
Related Holdings: G 929.2 R311r,  Ancestry and family record of Rev. Samuel  Records / William H. Records
Notes:  

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.