Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Wilson, G.R. mss., 1913-1941, consist of the papers, manuscripts and Dubois County, Indiana, historical notes, compiled and often illustrated with pen and ink drawings, by teacher, surveyor, and historian George Robert Wilson, 1867-1941. The collection contains 40 bound volumes: 23 of which are "Historical Notes on Dubois County" compiled from 1924- 1941 and accompanied by 5 volumes of indexes; 4 volumes of addresses, essays, poems, etc. by George R. Wilson, dating 1913-1924; 2 volumes titled "Wilson's Compendium," dated 1918 and 1920; and 5 volumes of "Commonplace Books," dated 1921-1925. A copy of the "Indiana State Library's Index to the Printed Histories of Dubois County up to 1919" completes the collection.

40 vols.

Collection size: 40 items

NOTE: Access to this collection requires advance notice. Please contact the Curator of Manuscripts for additional information.

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.