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|creator||John S. Fisher|
|collection||Governor John S. Fisher Collection|
|Abstract:||These papers include miscellaneous materials from Governor Fisher's term in office, as well as some materials from his teaching career.|
|Quantity:||1.5 (1 box)|
John S. Fisher was born in Ox Hill, PA near Plumville, Indiana County. He graduated from Indiana Normal School in 1886, and at the age of 19 began his teaching career back home at Ox Hill School. While teaching, he began the study of law and was admitted to the Indiana County Bar in 1893. He entered the political arena as the Indiana County Republican Chairman in 1897, and was elected to the State Senate in 1900, where he served for nine years. He went on to win the governor's seat in the 1926 election, serving the state of Pennsylvania for one term. Fisher was active in business and civic affairs in the Indiana area. In 1902 he was named to the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Normal School. Fisher also served as President of the Board of Indiana Hospital, and organized the Savings & Trust of Indiana. Fisher Auditorium on IUP's campus was dedicated to John S. Fisher in 1939, one year before his death.
These papers include miscellaneous materials from Governor Fisher's term in office, as well as some materials from his teaching career. The material dates from 1917 to 1936.
The Governor John S. Fisher papers are housed in one archival box.
This collection is open for research.
Property rights reside with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Special Collections. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or publish, please contact the coordinator of the University Archives and Special Collections.
|These records are indexed under the following terms in the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Library catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials may wish to search under these terms.|
|Government executives -- Pennsylvania.|
|Governors -- Pennsylvania.|
|Pennsylvania -- Politics and government.|
|Fisher, John S.|
The Governor John S. Fisher Collection, MG# 72, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, University Archives and Special Collections
This collection was processed by Special Collections Staff,date unknown. Papers rearranged and inventory rewritten by Special Collections Staff in Spring 2001.
Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Jason Hutchins on November 1, 2001.
|1||Photo Album Containing Studio Portraits of Fisher, and other State Officials, 1920ca|
|2||Final Section of Accounts Report to Auditor and Examination of the Books, Records and Accounts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1917-1921|
|3||Accountants Report to Auditor General Showing Financial Status of Commonwealth|
|4||Accountants Report to the Auditor General 1921-1922|
|5||Report of Delaware Bridge Joint Commission of PA and New Jersey 1926|
|6||Report of Department of Internal Affairs; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1927-1929|
|7||Report of Department of Mines of PA 1925-1929|