The Mrs. Evan Noyes Collection of Children's
Dr. John E. Jesseph Collection of Civil War Books
The Leo and Mary Solt English History Collection
The Robert A. Woods Masonic Collection
The George Santayana Collection
Other Books in the Rare Book Collection of Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives
(Gift of Marley Jesseph 1991)
Professor John E. Jesseph, M.D. (1925-1982), taught surgery and was chairman of the IU School of Medicine Department of Surgery from 1971-1981. A man of wide-ranging interests, Dr. Jesseph was also an active member of the Indiana Historical Society and an accomplished Civil War historian.
Dr. Jesseph's primary interest in collecting Civil War history was biography, specifically of Union commanders, and most especially General William Tecumseh Sherman.
Updated: 29 April 2004, RKB
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