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Beverly Yount Collection

Identifier: FMS-66

Scope and Contents

The Beverly Yount Collection consists of the 4 volumes of her personal copies of her Tombstone Inscriptions in Wayne County, IN (1968-1970) with her handwritten additions and corrections.


  • 1950-1975
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1990

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Some materials may be protected by copyright. Permission to reproduce and to publish for commercial purposes must be requested from the Archivist.

Biographical or Historical Information

Beverly (Winn) Yount (1921-1977) was the wife of Charles Yount and daughter of Ralph and Vera (Adkins) Winn. Through her father, she was descended from the Hunt families, early settlers in Boston Township, Wayne County, Indiana, whose genealogy she traced in her 1956 book, The Pioneering Spirit Lives On. She was well known as a local historian and genealogist of Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana.

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1.00 Boxes

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Source of Acquisition

Acquired with the Willard Heiss Collection FMS/033.

Method of Acquisition

Heiss purchased Beverly Yount's genealogical material from her husband after her death.

Related Materials

See also MR-361: Beverly Yount Scrapbooks
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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository