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Indiana State Library and Historical Building (Indianapolis, Ind.)

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Mock collection

 Collection
Identifier: L470
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Dr. Albert Mock's unpublished manuscripts, "Three Centuries of Hoosier Education" and "Three Centuries American Life" compiled and written circa 1960s. The collection includes typewritten drafts; typewritten and handwritten rough drafts; newspaper clippings; research notes; and various publications regarding education ranging from 1856 to 1967. Items of note include a copy of the 1856 "A Sketch of the Educational History of Wayne County, and the...
Dates: 1856-1967

Catherine Beveridge correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1132
Identifier: S1132
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Catherine Beveridge in Indianapolis, Indiana and Beverly Farms from Massachusetts, ranging from 1931/02/03-1932/09/18 regarding her husband Albert's writings, papers, and the Indiana State Library director, Demarchus Brown, and pleasure at the building of a state library.
Dates: 1931/02/03-1932/09/18

Edward D. Pierre collection

 Collection
Identifier: L611
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, clippings and other ephemera; architectural drawings and blueprints; photographs and photograph albums; scrapbooks and illustration boards from Edward D. Pierre and his architectural firms, Pierre and Wright and Edward D. Pierre and Associates, in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1925 to 1962. The materials cover a surfeit of topics such as Pierre's architectural projects and contests, including the Indiana State Library and Historical...
Dates: circa 1925-1962

Frank G. Gilbert correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S866
Identifier: S0866
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, signed letter from Frank G. Gilbert in Angola, Indiana on 1929/03/29 regarding the bill authorizing the State Library building.
Dates: 1929/03/29

Indiana State Library and Historical Building front elevation architectural drawing

 Collection — Folder: OBC034
Identifier: OBC034
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a black-and-white ink drawing with watercolor of the Senate Avenue entrance side of the Indiana State Library and Historical Building at 140 North Senate Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana circa 1932-1933.
Dates: circa 1932-1934

J. Scott Williams collection

 Collection — Folder: S1425
Identifier: S1425
Scope and Contents These letters, all written by J. Scott Williams, are about the new Indiana State Library and Historical Building under construction. He wrote to Edward D. Pierre of Pierre and Wright, 909 Architects and Builders Building, Indianapolis, in 1932 (3 letters); to Willard Osler of the same company in 1933 (3 letters); to Edward D. Pierre in 1933 (2 letters), and to Miss Esther McNitt, Indiana State Library, in 1934 (1 letter). There is a 12-page typed document on onion-skin paper entitled "Glass,...
Dates: 1932-1934

J. Scott Williams drawings

 Collection
Identifier: L624
Scope and Contents This collection includes study drawings for the murals and stained glass windows within the Indiana State Library and Historical Building from J. Scott Williams in New York City, New York ranging from 1930 to 1932.
Dates: circa 1930-1934

Nellie Coats oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH060
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.
Dates: 1975/02/04

Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L676
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 "Pence Must Go! Your rights could be next" yard signs, 7 protest signs created by attendees and 2 created by organizers, 2 stickers and 21 printed photographs from a rally on March 28, 2015 located at the Indiana Statehouse grounds. Also included is an April 13, 2015 edition of TIME magazine addressing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Featured within the magazine is a photograph of Governor Mike...
Dates: 2015 March-2015 April