Indiana State Library
Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
Louis J. Bailey collection
File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This is a collection of Bailey’s papers, especially relating to books, Indiana history, and American and Indiana libraries. Bailey collected these papers and publications during his tenure as director of the Indiana State Library. The collection includes brochures, pamphlets, articles, clippings, correspondence, speeches, and memoranda.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Louis J. Bailey collection
Lyman Abbott letter
Collection — Folder: S001
Scope and Contents This collection contains a thank-you letter written by Lyman Abbot to Miss Florence Venn, a librarian at the Indiana State Library on December 22, 1913.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Lyman Abbott letter
Mary R. Beard letter
Collection — Folder: S0085
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by Mary K. Beard to Marguerite Anderson of the Indiana State Library, regarding research carried on by Mrs. Beard’s niece, Mrs. Russo, about Mrs. Beard’s father, Eli F. Ritter. Mrs. Beard thanks Miss Anderson for asking about biographical material about herself and her husband, Charles A. Beard, co-author of many books and mentions her new-found interest in her own ancestry. She provides information about their daughter, Miriam, also in Who’s Who...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Mary R. Beard letter
Matthew E. Welsh papers
Scope and Contents The collection includes Welsh's papers as governor, including his correspondence on local and national issues, his correspondence with Indiana's Congressional delegation on state needs, reports and budgets of state agencies and commissions, legislation, speeches, schedules, press releases, newspaper clippings, recommendations, appointments and awards; correspondence, surveys, financial records, and other papers relating to the Indiana Democratic Party (1961-1965), including papers relating to...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Matthew E. Welsh papers
Maurine Watkins letter
Collection — Folder: S734
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Maurine Watkins in Indianapolis, Indiana regarding recognition of her as an Indiana author.
Dates: circa 1896-1969
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Maurine Watkins letter
Merica Evans Hoagland papers
Collection — Folder: S664
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Nelle Davis in France during February 1918 regarding life in Europe during World War I, and from Merica Evans Hoagland in Indiana; an eclipse observation in 1925, extracts from the enrollment book of the Library Institute of Winona Technical Institute from 1906-1908, a description of a party in 1928, and an appreciation of May Wright Sewall in 1933.
Mildred I. Arnold oral history
Scope and Contents This collection contains one audiotape reel and a transcript of an oral history interview with Mildred I. Arnold, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library on February 27, 1974. In the interview, Arnold discusses her work at a beauty salon in the Women’s Prison. She explains the scheduling of classes, testing, and working with inmates.
Nathaniel Bolton document
Collection — Folder: S0138
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of a document from James N. Johnston in Jefferson County, Indiana on January 16, 1832 regarding affirmation of a marriage between Nathaniel Bolton and Sarah T. Barrett.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Nathaniel Bolton document
Nellie Coats oral history
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Nellie Coats, conducted by Hazel W. Hopper and Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library on February 4, 1975, about the formation and growth of the Indiana State Library, construction of the new building, and changing archival and library methods and policies.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Nellie Coats oral history
Oral history collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Oral history collection