Indiana State Museum
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1579
Scope and Contents This collection has newsletters, memos, a membership form, and a list of people who loaned material to the Indiana State Museum. The first newsletter by President John G. Biel tells about a collection of Indian artifacts donated to the Illinois State Museum because Indiana did not have a state museum. A document dated July 25, 1966, by the Indiana State Parks, gives a summary of collections donated to the state, beginning with David Dale Owen's rock collection about 1859. Civil War flags,...
Scope and Contents Items in this collection consist largely of photocopies of original articles, catalogs, and photographs used in the research and creation of the exhibit, Wooton Patent Desks: A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place at the Indiana State Museum in 1983. Included are articles, advertisements, catalogs, and other historical information regarding the Wooton Desk Company and other contemporary furniture makers in Indiana. There is background information on...
Collection — Folder: S3352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an L.S. Ayres Tea Room menu from June 22, 1940 and two copies of the Indiana State Museum's L.S. Ayres & Co. Tea Room menu and a menu cover (circa 2000s).
Dates: 1940-circa 2000s
Collection — Folder: S1483
Scope and Contents The collection contains circulars no. 2 and no. 5 of the State Archaeological Association of Indiana. The circulars detail the mission of the association and also list the dates for the first meeting, October 17 and 18, 1876 and the second meeting, September 12 and 13, 1877.