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J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 269

Scope and Contents

History of Battery B, photos, 1960's correspondence, Letters from Battery B alums, Reunion file, clippings, Sgt. Madden's roster.


  • circa 1910s - 1980s
  • Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916
  • Majority of material found within 1966 - 1967
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical or Historical Information

Note written by John Michael Foster


0.552 Cubic Feet (One manuscript box)


Photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles/clippings, and other materials belonging to J. Holmes Martin and relating to the history and service of Battery B, Indiana National Guard, and its 50th Year Reunion in May 1967.

Arrangement Note

Photographs arranged chronologically; correspondence arranged chronologically; rosters of former members arranged chronologically; receipts and finances arranged chronologically; magazine and newspaper articles arranged by topic and chronologically; press release; article drafts; undated notes; miscellaneous items arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Prof. J. Holmes Martin to Prof. Robert L. Hogue to James M. Turley, circa 1990s

Source of Acquisition

Jim Turley

Method of Acquisition


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Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders, and acid-free boxes.  Staples and tape have been removed and discarded; all photographs placed in protective sleeves.
J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers
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John Michael Foster and Keertana Marella
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2014-03-07.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-22: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States