Henry E. Wahl

Henry E. Wahl
1865 – 1945
1 mss box

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Unknown
Re-processed by: Brent Abercrombie, November 2012


Biographical Note:

Henry E. Wahl was the son of H.E. Wahl, a Bloomington Indiana baker. Wahl graduated from Indiana University in 1936. He worked in the business field in Indianapolis and Lansing, Michigan until the outbreak of World War II. Wahl served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater. Following the war, he was a member of staff of the Indiana University Halls of Residence.


Information found within the collection

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of letters to Wahl from his parents (1936 – 1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.

Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in1866, as well as correspondence and family business papers of the Wampler family from Bloomington, Indiana(1910 – 1927).

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. 1865 – 1927
2. Index Cards, 1932
3. 1932 – 1938
4. 1940 – 1943
5. 1944 – 1945
6. No Date

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 6 folders
Collection Dates: 1865 – 1945
Provenance: Henry E. Wahl, June 1967
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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