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Butler University

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Gallatin Porter papers

 Collection
Identifier: L125
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gallatin Porter and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; speeches; autographed notes and manuscripts; and printed Congressional bills ranging from 1804-1928 regarding Porter's political career; biographies; historical subjects; his manuscript and indices.

Butler University Alumni Association by-laws

 Collection — Folder: S1523
Identifier: S1523
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of the proposed by-laws of the Butler University Alumni Association that were approved by the Alumni Board of Directors in May 1980. According to a handwritten note on the first page, the by-laws were scheduled for ratification by alumni members at a special meeting of the board on September 13, 1980.

Constance Fenimore Woolson letter

 Collection — Folder: S0213
Identifier: S0213
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Constance Fenimore Woolson in Cairo, Egypt to Catharine Merrill in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 12, 1890 regarding her fondness for Merrill and their time together at Cleveland Female Seminary, her travels in Europe, the Middle East, and Egypt, her former schoolmates in Indianapolis, and her writing.

Everett Hamilton diary

 Collection — Folder: S0574
Identifier: S0574
Scope and Contents This collection contains Everett Hamilton's 1863 pocket diary. The diary entries include notes about his daily activities while attending North Western Christian University in Indianapolis, church attendance, letters sent and received, and expenses paid out. There is also entries during his brief time in the army before his discharge for illness. The collection also includes an undated news clipping from the Indianapolis News that describes Hamilton's diary and how it was found by children...

Frederick Taggart Cretors Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L426
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters, photographs, news-clippings, and volumes from Frederick Taggart Cretors Jr. in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1989 regarding various periods in the life of Cretors Jr.

Grace Julian Clarke scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: V422
Scope and Contents The scrapbooks in the collection contain a wide of variety of clippings regarding family, friends, articles regarding women’s suffrage, women’s clubs, World War I, the League of Nations, Irvington, with several articles written by Clarke. There are also pamphlets, cards, ribbons, photos, etc. included in the scrapbooks.

Indianapolis Public Library Hilton U. Brown Branch oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: OH008
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.

Irvington Athenaeum records

 Collection — Volume: V203
Identifier: V203
Scope and Contents This collection includes the constitution and by-laws, membership lists, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and financial documents from the Irvington Athenaeum literary club ranging from 1900-1910. Also included is a list of speakers who addressed the club, including, but not limited to, Henry Van Dyke, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Woodrow Wilson, William Butler Yeats, Edward Cummings, and Thomas Daly.

Katharine Merrill Graydon Club collection

 Collection
Identifier: L281
Scope and Contents This collection has minutes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and histories of the literary club named for Katharine Merrill Graydon, granddaughter of Samuel Merrill, the first treasurer of the State of Indiana. The club was started in 1923 by Mary Ellen George, who wrote its ten-year history. The women, who were former students of Miss Grayson at Butler University, met until October 1973. Miss Grayson taught at Butler from 1907 until 1930 when she was named Professor Emeritus and was relieved...

Kurt F. Pantzer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L593
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and photocopied political papers and typed and autographed and signed correspondence (circa 1940-1970s and undated) relating to Pantzer's involvement in state and national Republican Party politics, and especially party finances, presidential campaigns of Robert Taft (1947-1952), Barry Goldwater (1964), and Richard M. Nixon (1968, 1972), support for Supreme Court appointment of Sherman Minton, involvement with foreign affairs organizations, including American...