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Helen Gohres Collection
1 Folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013


Biographical Note:

This collection consists of transcripts from a series of letters found in an old Indiana geology book. The letters date from April 11, 1878 to January 29, 1889. They were collected by Helen Gohres, of Chula Vista, California and donated on December 21, 1965 to Hazel Hopper, then, the head of the Indiana Division of the Indiana State Library.


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of transcripts from a series of letters found in an old Indiana geology book. The first letter is from Richard Owen dated 13 August 1888, detailing that he mailed a “Report of a Geological Reconnaissance of the State of Indiana made in the year 1837.” The other letters from various individuals are addressed to Lieutenant A.W. Vogdes, of New York, about accessing various reports about Indiana’s geology.

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. Gohres, Helen 

1885-1900 Letters

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1885-1900
Provenance:  Helen Gohres, December 21, 1965
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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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 5-6-2013