Indiana Historical Society
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S390
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...
Collection — Folder: S282
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...
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.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated
Collection — Folder: S44
Collection — Folder: S1571
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three undated photostats regarding the Indiana Historical Society, its members, and its constitution.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. 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 U.S. 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...
Scope and Contents The collection contains personal correspondence of various family members, receipts related to properties the Y.W.C.A. owned and operated; a genealogical sketch of the Taylor family’s history, minutes of the Woman’s Home Missionary Society meetings, various broadsides, a single poll book from 1930 that lists voters and their political affiliation, and papers and scrapbooks of the Indianapolis branch of the Y.W.C.A.