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Central Correspondence College
Ca. 1906 - 1907
1 Folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Philip N. Williams, July 1998
Revised by: Edythe Huffman, Jan. 2013


Organizational History:

The Central Correspondence College was established in 1899, absorbing the Western Preparatory School in 1904. It had only one course of study, specifically that of preparing its students within a matter of weeks to take the Clerk-Carrier and Railway Mail Service examinations, qualifying them to enter the Post Office Service or Railway Mail Service.


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of six undated advertisements for Central Correspondence College, each mounted on heavy cardboard.

Photocopy Policy:

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.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1. 

undated Advertisement for Central Correspondence College, giving the Columbia National Bank (1907) and Peoples State Bank as references and listing the names of successful graduates.
Undated Advertisement - “You Ought to Be in Class 4!”
1906 Advertisement - “Is This Not satisfactory Evidence?” which provides four testimonials from successful graduates
Undated Advertisement – “You Ought to Be Making More Money.  It’s in You If You Only Thought So.”
Undated Advertisement – “The Story of Aladdin’s Lamp’” (2 versions)

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 Folder
Collection Dates: Ca. 1906-1907
Provenance:  Frank Flora, Jan. 1981
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
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
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