Amelda Keister Mortland

Amelda [Imelda] Keister Mortland Notebook
No Date
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013


Biographical Note:

Amelda [Imelda] Keister Mortland was born about 1837 in Pennsylvania to Jesse and Margaret Keister.  Between 1860 and 1862, she married Alexander Mortland, with whom she had four children.  The Mortlands moved to Indianapolis between 1864 and 1866.  Mortland died in 1925 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery.


“1850, 1870, 1900 U.S. Census.”  National Archives and Records Administration.  May 22, 2013.
“Amelda K. Mortland Grave.”  Find a Grave.  May 22, 2013.

Scope and Content:

This collection contains a notebook of handwriting exercises belonging to Amelda [Imelda] Keister Mortland.  The notebook also contains decorative pen-and-ink sketches.

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Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  Mortland, Amelda Keister

No date Notebook with writing exercises and decorative sketches
No date Decorative sketch on loose paper

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: No date
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 Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 7-12-2013