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William Anderson papers

Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism
11 E. Larabee Street
Greencastle, IN
765-658-4406
archives@depauw.edu

11/9/2010



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-09T15:46-0400
Language: Description is in English.

Repository: Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism
Creator: Anderson, William T., 1840-1927
Title: William Anderson papers
Dates: 1840-1927
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet, 1 document case
Identification: MSM.2010.001

Collection Statement

The materials in the collection belonged to relatives (grandson in particular), of Daniel Anderson. Since Daniel Anderson was a Methodist circuit rider in the Northwest Conference in Greencastle, 1825-26, they have been placed in the Methodist collection. The collection consists of Civil War letters from William T. Anderson to various people; Post Civil War letters from E.A.R. Thomas; misc. Civil War letters; other letters and a poem by Artie S. Anderson.


Biographical Sketch

Lieut. William T. Anderson was born in Owen Co., Indiana 10/5/1840, son of Vincent Anderson and the grandson of Rev. Daniel Anderson, a Pioneer Circuit Rider of Indiana. Rev. Anderson, a Methodist preacher, located in Martin Co., IN in 1813 and later settled in Owen Co. on government land. For 46 years he was a traveling preacher, his circuit covering Owen, Clay and other counties in this section of the state.


Subject Headings

Anderson, William T., 1840-1927

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.


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