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Indiana Historical Society

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Dunn collection

 Collection — Folder: S390
Identifier: S0390
Scope and Contents The first part consists of letters written in 1943 about the War Bond Rally sponsored by Indiana public libaries. This event, called "Books for Bonds," was held at the Murat Theater on October 7, 1943. Indiana authors were invited to appear on stage as guests and speak to the audience. Among those invited were: Miriam Mason Swain, Bloomington; Jean S. Milner, Minister, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis; Margaret E. Bruner, New Castle; Elizabeth Miller Hack, Boggstown; Max Ehrmann, Terre...

Christopher B. Coleman collection

 Collection — Folder: S282
Identifier: S0282
Scope and Contents This collection contains an eight page typewritten copy of a January 1932 speech given by Dr. Christopher Coleman regarding the history of Indiana. The speech discusses people and events that helped shape Indiana and includes brief sketches of George Rogers Clark and Abraham Lincoln. The collection also has a carbon copy of an October 27, 1933 letter sent by Coleman to Matilda Denny Gibson thanking her for a copy of a note from ”Suco-co-tash” by Major Denny that included a detail about a...

George S. Cottman papers

 Collection
Identifier: L039
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.

Honorable John H. Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: S44
Identifier: S0044
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy from Samuel Merrill in 1833 regarding the life and accomplishments of John H. Farnham.

Indiana Historical Society constitution and membership list

 Collection — Folder: S1571
Identifier: S1571
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three undated photostats regarding the Indiana Historical Society, its members, and its constitution.

John Brown Dillon collection

 Collection
Identifier: L377
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861 – 1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown Dillon.