Indiana State Library
Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
Paul V. McNutt collection
Collection — Folder: S902
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Governor McNutt in response to an autograph request; a press release issuing McNutt's statement on Franklin D. Roosevelt's nomination for reelection; a letter from the President Paul V. McNutt for President to the Director of the Indiana State Library regarding McNutt's feelings on Roosevelt's nomination; and the thesis of Larry Purvis on Paul V. McNutt's 1940 presidential campaign.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Paul V. McNutt collection
Ralph F. Gates oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Randall Galvin oral history
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the transcript and two ree-to-reel audiotapes from two oral history interviews with Randall Galvin, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library on October 24, 1973 and May 9, 1975. In the first interview Galvin tells how he came to own the Black Curtain Dinner Theatre and how he dealt with the renovations. The second interview consists of detailed accounts of costs and expenses of operating the theatre, as well as advice for newcomers to the theatre business....
Dates: 1973/10/24; 1975/05/09
Reginald Hall Sullivan oral history
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript, 3 audio cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of four oral history interviews with Reginald Hall Sullivan conducted by Jerry Handfield for hte Indiana State Library Oral History Project in March-April, 1976. Sullivan was interviewed at Hooverwood Home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Only three of the four interviews were transcribed because some of the tapes were inaudible.In the transcribed interviews, Sullivan discusses his youth in...
Dates: 1976 March-April
Roy Conrad oral history
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript, a reel-to-reel audiotape and an audio cassette tape of an oral interview with Roy Conrad, conducted by Jerry Handfield for the Indiana State Library in Monticello, Indiana on October 5, 1977 and December 6, 1978. Topics include: farming methods, rural society, and early family life.
Dates: 1977/10/04; 1978/12/06
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Roy Conrad oral history
Steven J. Schmidt, Indiana State Library research files
Scope and Contents This collection includes packets, booklets, and a CD from Steven J. Schmidt in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 2014 regarding the Indiana State Library.
Walter D. Myers, Sr. oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains the reel-to-reel tape and transcript of interviews with Walter D. Myers, Sr. conducted by Randall Jehs on December 14, 1970 and January 20, 1971. In the first interview (p. 1-40), Myers discusses why he entered the political arena, his experiences as an attorney for the city and state and city departments, Thomas Taggart, the Federal Reserve Act, his involvement in the American Legion, the Warner Brothers company, Stought Fletcher, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jim Farley,...
Dates: 1970/12/04, 1971/01/20
Walter E. Barton oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains 3 copies of a transcript, 5 cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of interviews conducted with Walter E. Barton by Jerry Handfield as part of the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on November 6 and December 21, 1978 and June 4, 1981. There are also clippings and papers from 1965 to 1982.During the first interview, Barton discusses his family heritage and Kentucky; childhood and chores; education and travel in the West; law practice, taxes, and...
Wilhelmina G. Hedde letter
Collection — Folder: S623
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Wilhelmina G. Hedde to the Indiana State Library on June 10, 1935 regarding the donation of her book, Speech. In the letter, she also mentions that her biography can be found in the new American Women. This is a reference to the book, American Women: the Official Who's Who Among the Women of the Nation, edited by Durward Howes.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Wilhelmina G. Hedde letter
Will Cuppy papers
Collection — Folder: S1896
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed response on a letter Will Cuppy received from the Indiana State Library ranging from 1929/09/14 regarding the existence of copies of his book "Maroon Tales."
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Will Cuppy papers