Leslie Sulgrove

Leslie Sulgrove
1816 – 1894
1 mss box

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Revised by: Brent Abercrombie, December 2012


Biographical Note:

Leslie Sulgrove was born about 1855 in Indiana. He worked as a newspaperman in Indianapolis during the 1870s and 1880s before moving out to Helena, Montana where he lived until his death in 1939. Sulgrove was married to Sophia Sulgrove and had a daughter named Mary.


Information found within the collection.
1930 U.S. Federal Census. www.ancestry.com. 12/5/2012.

Scope and Content Note:

The papers consist of correspondence, receipts, and treasurer’s book for the Crescent Society and the Alumni Society of Indianapolis High School (1871 – 1885) in which Sulgrove served as an officer. Included are receipts and correspondence regarding his personal business, school essays, programs for Indianapolis social events, and a ciphering book of John D. Brackenridge, Bath County, Kentucky (1816).

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. Ciphering Book of J.C. Brackenridge, 1816
2. Papers, 1870 – 1876
3. Papers, 1877 – 1884
4. Papers, 1885 – 1894
5. Papers, No Date
6. Papers, No Date
7. The Journal Atlas and Political Hand Book for 1880

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 7 folders
Collection Dates: 1816 – 1894, no date
Provenance: Mary Agnes Smithhurst, May 26, 1941
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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