John TenBrook Campbell

John TenBrook Campbell
1840 – 1909
1 mss box

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Re-processed by: Brent Abercrombie, December 2012


Biographical Note:

John TenBrook Campbell was born in Montezuma, Indiana in 1833. Campbell served in the Civil War. In addition to other governmental positions, he was treasurer of Parke County for two terms and was county surveyor for ten years. Campbell was a respected civil engineer. He wrote many newspaper articles, which he gathered in extensive scrapbooks. He died in the Indiana State Soldiers’ Home in Lafayette, Indiana in 1911.


Information found within the collection.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of the writings of John TenBrook Campbell. They include a family history, papers relating to Temperance and Emancipation, poems, theology, reports, surveys, and other miscellaneous topics. Included in the collection are personal correspondence, news-clippings, manuscripts sent to editors, and a photograph of John T. Campbell.

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.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1. 

1. Photograph
2. Family History
3. Temperance Papers
4. Emancipation Papers
5. Poems
6. Report Made While Investigating National Debt Statements
7. Surveying Papers
8. Reports from Surveying
9. Theological Writings
10. Misc. Writings
11. Correspondence, 1840 – 1909
12. Reminiscence by John Campbell
13. Manuscripts sent to Editors
14. Reports
15. New-clippings

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 15 folders
Collection Dates: 1840 – 1909
Provenance: Unknown
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
Alternate Formats: None
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