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Felix Tony McWhirter papers

Identifier: MSD-1886-002

Collection Statement

Letters, clippings, biographical material, obituaries and genealogy about and writings by Felix T. McWhirter and including his wife, Luella F. Smith.


  • 1853 - 1915


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.

Biographical Sketch

Felix T. McWhirter was born July 17, 1853 in Lynchburg, Tenn. He received his AB in 1873 and AM in 1876 from East Tennessee Wesleyan University and his PhD from DePauw in 1886. We was editor of the News of Athens, Tenn., mayor of Athens, studied at Johns Hopkins University, taught at DePauw University, first vice-president of the Indiana Children's Home-Finding Society, treasurer of the Prohibition Party, and founder and president of the People's State bank, Indianapolis. He is the brother of Luella Smith Hutchins, class of 1901, Ethyl Tyree Scoggins,1902 and Susan Ostrom, 1909.


0.4 Cubic Feet (1 document case)

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Felix Tony McWhirter papers
Hailee Newton
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Description is in English.

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