Herron School of Art and Design (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and autographed letters from family members, friends and military officers in the United States and other countries from Anthony J. Lauck; greeting and postal cards and telegrams; magazine and newspaper articles event programs; invoices; poems; exhibition catalogs; a Japanese Imperial Army war flag from World War II; and Japanese currency ranging from 1908 to 1980 regarding art and art business, family, personal, religious, and war matters.
Collection — Folder: S2738
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of correspondence sent to Lieber regarding his involvement with various civic associations: The Civil Improvement Committee of the Indianapolis Commercial Club (1910), the Indiana Little Theatre Society, the John Herron Art Institute (1915-1916), the Paul Dresser Memorial Commission. There are also clippings related to the proposal to erect a memorial to the teachers of Indianapolis, to be located in the Memorial Court of the new Shortridge High School...
Collection — Folder: S893
Scope and Contents This collection includes a poem Don C. McKenzie titled, "A Bit of Vision." The poem is dated December 29, 1929. The collection also includes a a typed, signed letter, written by McKenzie to the Indiana State Library, asking about criteria for Indiana authors and mentioning his writings, and a typed letter, written by McKenzie, to the Herron Art Institute dated August 11, 1928 discussing his finding of a prehistoric fossil.
Scope and Contents The collection is unique in that it includes his early works from his first time at the John Herron Art School (1929-1933) as well as personal journals Hopper kept listing the sales, exhibits, and loans of his artwork during a large portion of his career. The collection also includes exhibit programs and photographs of some of his later works.Oversize items include Hopper's design for a stained glass window to be placed in a library, the design of a library room, a charcoal drawing...