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George Flower Papers

Identifier: MS-BC222

Scope and Contents

The George Flower Papers, including correspondence, journal, essays, genealogical materials, printed materials, and clippings, George and Richard Flower wrote numerous letters to Robert Barnard, a friend and business associate in Washington, D.C. Topics covered in the collection include life at Albion, the Mount Carmel and New Albany Railroad Company land values, agricultural methods and markets, and activities at New Harmony, Indiana. The Edwards County Centennial (1918) and Sesquicentennial (1968). The Flower, Fordham, Hall, Bunting, and Prichard family lines are documented. The 1787 diary of Deborah Finch Prichard is included.


  • Created: 1787-1964
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1967


Conditions Governing Access

Open for access.


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Arrangement Note

Materials are organized chronologically.

Separated Materials

Published materials, photographs, and artifacts were transferred out of the collection.
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Laurel Brown and Ginny Lee
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collection Repository

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