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Joseph Holt Iglehart (1881-1966) papers

Identifier: MSD-1902-005

Collection Statement

DC 3721. Letters, legal papers, speech, memorandum, awards, minutes, and obituary. Much of the correspondence is in regards to the founding and organization of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism.


  • 1902 - 1966

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University or the United Methodist Church.

Biographical Sketch

DePauw University, class of 1902. A lifelong resident of Evansville, Iglehart practiced law in that city since 1908 and was senior member of the firm of Iglehart, Hewins and Songer. He was a graduate of the Harvard Law School. A former secretary and president of the Evansville Bar Association, he was well known in the Indiana Bar Association, of which his grandfather was a founder. He was a member of the study commission which formulated the Indiana probate code in 1954. Mr. Iglehart became a member of the DePauw board of trustees in 1934 and served until 1961, serving also as the board's secretary furing 20 years of that time. He was a past president of the Evansville-DePauw alumni club and chairman of the Greater DePauw Program in that area. In 1960 he was awarded the Old Gold Goblet on being selected by that year's senior class os DePauw's oustanding alumnus. Prominent in Evansville civic affairs throughout his life, he was on the board of trustees of Evansville College, Vanderburgh Christian Home, Rathbone Memorial Home, Evansville YWCA, and Trinity Methodist Church. He was a director of International Steel Company and Ingle Coal Corporation. A member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at DePauw University. He died June 6, 1966 in Evansville. He was survived by is wife, Elizabeth; son, Joseph H., Jr.; daughter Mrs. James L. Clifford; sister, Lockie Holt Humphrey.


.175 Cubic Feet (1 half-size document case)

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Joseph Holt Iglehart (1881-1966) papers
Class of 1902
Jenney Taylor
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States