Indiana State Library
Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
Grover Cleveland letter
Collection — Folder: S266
Scope and Contents This collection includes one typed letter with signature in ink by Grover Cleveland. It is marked "Personal" and dated October 24, 1892. The address of President Cleveland is given as: 12 West 51st Street, New York City. The letter reads: "Albert Thayer, Esq., Indianapolis, Ind. My dear sir: I have never made it a practice to attempt to stay the tide of abuse and misrepresentation which has been started for partizan [sic] purposes regarding my relations to the war of the Rebellion. I have no...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Grover Cleveland letter
Harold F. Brigham papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harold F. Brigham papers
Harold Wansborough letter
Collection — Folder: S431
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, signed letter from Harold Wansborough in Kokomo, Indiana on 1936/05/11 regarding placing his musical compositions in the Indiana State Library collection.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harold Wansborough letter
Hazel W. Hopper papers
Collection — Folder: S0681
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, receipts, and other materials from the Pickard and Hopper families, ranging from 1864 to 1975. The Pickard papers, include the correspondence, tax receipts, and bank receipts of Thomas, Henry (Bluford), and Jeff Pickard from 1864 to1931; an Encampment Week letter dated April 4th, 1893 from Evansville, Indiana; a letter to Gorman Pickard from The Home Journal magazine regarding a contest he entered in 1898; a certificate from T.A. Slocum, M.C. for...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hazel W. Hopper papers
Heath Bowman papers
Collection — Folder: S150
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typed, signed letter from Cora G. Phillips in Muncie, Indiana on 1961/10/24 regarding Heath Bowman and a letter written by Heath Bowman on 1939/03/31 with a question about Indiana authors.
Dates: 1939/03/31, 1961/10/24
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Heath Bowman papers
Helen Daniels oral history
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 3 copies of a transcript, 1 reel-to-reel audiotape, and 4 audio cassette tapes from an oral history interview with Helen Daniels, conducted by F. Gerald (Jerry) Handfield, which takes place over four different interview sessions between March 15, 1977 and September 14, 1978. Part one consists of information about Daniels’ childhood and young adult life in Tipton. The second part she talks about her early jobs in social work in Indianapolis. The third part of the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Helen Daniels oral history
Indiana bicentennial collection
Scope and Contents In 2015-2016, each county coordinator, public library, historical society and various clubs and organizations were asked to submit bicentennial records for inclusion to a bicentennial manuscript collection within the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. Records submitted included correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, photographs, videos and other documentation highlighting programs, services and events occurring in their county ranging from 2013 to 2016. In 2016, students across...
Indiana Legislative Bureau collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed reports from the Indiana Legislative Bureau regarding standing rules and orders for the Indiana General Assembly. The collection also contains state and county finances, and two typed articles: "Titles of Acts and the Passage" and "Taking Effect of Acts and Joint Resolutions in Indiana." Other items include articles written by two directors, John A. Lapp and Charles Kettleborough; bibliographies, lists of laws by subject, lists of laws and amendments,...
Indiana Libraries Mobile Units history collection
Collection — Folder: S474
Scope and Contents This collection includes journal articles and photographs from Indiana State Library and other institutions in Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1954 regarding bookmobile and county library service in Indiana.
Indiana Library Association letters
Collection — Folder: S1575
Scope and Contents The two letters in this collection were written by M. Eileen Ahern, the Assistant State Librarian, to Arthur Cunningham in Terre Haute. In the December 2, 1891, letter, she tells Mr. Cunningham about attending the American Library Association meeting in California, and her hopes that Indiana libraries will organize so they can exchange books between libraries. She suggested a gathering on December 30 at the State Library.Her second letter, December 16, 1891, reports to Mr....