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Presentation made at Indiana Library Federation Conference in Fort Wayne, IN on November 16, 2011.

Abstract

This presentation provides information on digitally accessing historic Indiana State and U.S. Government documents from the latter half of the 19th century. Examples of these resources include the periodical Indiana Farmer, Indiana Civil War Governor Oliver Morton's telegraph books, the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Indiana Adjutant General Reports, and the Brevier Indiana Law Reports covering Indiana General Assembly proceedings. These collections have been digitized by various Indiana libraries including Purdue University, IUPUI, and Indiana University. Accessing these primary source materials will enable users to gain augmented understanding ot the economic, military, and political issues facing Indiana during this time period.

Keywords

Indiana government, agriculture, history, Civil War, military history, Indiana politics, economics

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Finding Historic Indiana Documents in an Online Environment: Civil War Era and Later 19th Century-Presentation, Indiana Library Federation Conference, Fort Wayne, IN-Nov. 16, 2011

Date of this Version

11-16-2011