Jack K. Carmichael

Jack K. Carmichael
2 folders

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, June 2013

Biographical Note:

The collection is correspondence of the Harrell and Eastin families, residents of Jackson and Lawrence Counties in Indiana. The donor, Jack K. Carmichael, Delaware County Indiana is a descendent of the Harrell and Eastin families.


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

Folder one is letters of Edmond Harrell and others, written from 1861 until 1893. Harrell was a soldier in the Civil War, assigned to Company B, 50th Indiana Volunteers. The collection includes a list of Eastin Family births, 1847 - 1884. 

Folder two is letters written from 1834 to 1892. One of the correspondents was Civil War soldier, Napoleon Bonaparte Newkirk, a corporal in Company G, 50th Indiana Volunteers. Included in the collection are recipes and an October 1887 wedding invitation for Lina Wertheim to Ben Goodman of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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 Listing:

Folder 1. Letters of Edmond Harrell and Others   

1861-1864 Pages 1-16
1867-1879 Pages 16-21
1880-1893 Pages 21-27
1847-1884 Eastin Births
Index Pages 29-30

Folder 2. Letters of Napoleon Bonaparte Newkirk and Others

1861-1866 Pages 1-18
1871-1879 Pages 18-26
1834-1860 Pages 27-36
1862-1879 Pages 36-47
1887-1892 Pages 47-51
n.d. Pages 51-57
Recipes Page 58
Wedding Invitation Page 59
Index Pages 60-63

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: 1834-1893
Provenance:  Jack K. Carmichael, December 6, 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
Related Holdings: None
Collection Notes: Carbon copies are located in the historical societies of Jackson and Lawrence counties, Indiana.

MA BA 7-11-2013