Franklin College (Franklin, Ind.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S0591
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Alvin F. Harlow to Miss Nellie Coats, a librarian who worked at the Indiana State Library, on February 6, 1951. His letter mentions Cincinnati artist, Laura Fry, who did wood carving, china painting, and furniture design. He comments on the mission furniture fad and the "monstrosities" of the furniture styles of that time period and included a February 2, 1951 news clipping titled, "California Antiques Held Mostly 'Junky'" that quotes a art expert saying...
Collection — Folder: S2186
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) badge of the Pereclesian Society of Franklin College, which belonged to W. H. McCoy, who graduated from that college in 1861; (2) agreement for eleven men to pay the $50 salary for Elizabeth A. Potter to teach in Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana, dated April 14, 1862; (3) certificate granting license for E. A. Potter to teach in the common school in Decatur County, dated August 30, 1862; and (4) "Minutes of the Fifty-Fourth Anniversary of the...
Collection — Folder: S1544
Scope and Contents There are four letters concerning the invitation to Harold Brigham, Director of the Indiana State Library, to serve as representative of Princeton University at the inauguration of Harold Wellington Richardson as 10th president of Franklin College and his response, as well as a letter from Dwight Heath, Chairman of the Faculty Committe on Inauguration. The five-page, typed speech entitled "Inaugural Charge" by Assistant Dean, Harlan C. Koch, is also in this collection.
Collection — Folder: S2187
Scope and Contents This collection includes "The Index to the Diary of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, July 17, 1847 - April 30, 1852, compiled by Elizabeth Hayward, 1939" and "Extracts from the Diaries of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, edited with an Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Elizabeth Hayward, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1943." The manuscript which Ms. Hayward prepared in 1943 gives a history of the family on pages 1-5. From pages 6 to 16, she records items from John's diaries...
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, drawing books and college papers from Eula May Carter in Forest, Indiana; newspaper clippings; family records; miscellaneous items and postcards ranging from 1899-1980 regarding family matters, education; and art.