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William Alexander Collection
S 15
2 folders
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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga,  November 2005

Biographical Note:

No information on William Alexander is available. 

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains items related to the life of William Alexander.  Included is his copybook, the preface to his scrapbook, newspaper clippings of poems, and recipes for cough syrup, liniment, flux, etc. 

Folder Listing:

 Folder 1.

Copy book
Folder 2. 

13 Dec. 1860
Preface to the scrapbook
21 Aug. 1861
Newspaper clipping, poem “Thy Love is Silent”
2 Sept. 1862
Newspaper clipping, poem “Lines Written in a Deserted College Hall”
10 May 1876
Newspaper article about Oliver Morton
Newspaper clipping, poem “Ralph Farnham’s Last Dream”
Newspaper clipping, poem by Ella Caldwell “Save Our Land”
Newspaper clipping, poem “Going Up Head”
Recipe for cough syrup
Recipe for magic nerve liniment
Recipe for flux
Recipe for sore eyes
Greeting card 

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: 1856-1876
Provenance: Mrs. Herbert Caldwell, Orlando, FL, 22 Nov. 1948
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

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.