T.J. Charlton Papers
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013
Thomas J. Charlton was born in May 1846, in Indiana. He married Alice [maiden name unknown] in the 1860s. Charlton worked as a school teacher until he was appointed superintendent of the House of Refuge for Juvenile Offenders (later renamed the Indiana Reform School for Boys, then the Indiana Boys School), outside of Plainfield, Indiana. Charlton died between 1900 and 1910.
Information found within collection
“Department of Correction—Boys’ School 1867-1937.” Indiana State Digital Archives. Accessed June 26, 2013. National Archives and Records Administration. “1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 U.S. Census.” Ancestry. Accessed June 26, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Scope and Content:
This collection consists of a poem written by Charlton about his school days in the 1850s and 1860s in Pleasant Township, Switzerland County, Indiana.
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Folder and Item Listing:
Folder 1. T.J. Charlton
12-2-1887 Poem by Charlton about his childhood school experiences
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1887
Provenance: Evelyn Craig, 4/18/1938
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
MA BA 12-11-2014