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Thompson, Maurice



  • Existence: 1844 - 1901

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George A. Schumacher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1151
Scope and Contents This collection contains George A. Schumacher's research papers regarding Indiana author, Maurice Thompson. The collection includes typewritten copies of brief reviews and résumés regarding Thompson's writings that appeared in newspapers and magazines ranging from 1873 to 1901; typewritten copies of forty-two letters sent by Thompson to the poet, Paul Hamilton Hayne, from the Duke University Library's Paul Hamilton Hayne collection (1874-1887); bibliographic material used by Schumacher for his...
Dates: 1873-1968

Maurice Thompson collection

 Collection — Folder: S1307
Identifier: S1307
Scope and Contents This collection contains hand-written letters and documents by Maurice Thompson, as well as three letters written to him in 1897 by Dr. Richard Gordon Gatling, inventor of the Gatling Gun. A hand-written manuscript entitled "The Spirit of Specialization" is enclosed in a blue folder. The "Hoosier Listening Post" article dated November 18, 1934, published in the Indianapolis Star, describes Maurice and his brother Will going hunting with bows...
Dates: 1882-1934

Meredith Nicholson papers

Identifier: L250
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Meredith Nicholson ranging from 1893 to 1942. The correspondence includes original letters sent to Maurice Thompson, Stephen Noland, Louis Bailey, C.B. Coleman, Indiana State Library librarians, and others. The collection also contains photocopies of correspondence between Mr. Nicholson and Charles Scribner's Sons editors Robert Bridges, Maxwell Perkins, John Hall Wheelock, and E.L. Burlingame. The photocopied letters include Nicholson's views on...
Dates: 1893-1942, undated

Sports collection

 Collection — Folder: S2110
Identifier: S2110
Scope and Contents This collection includes one manuscript titled, "Archery-A Hoosier Heritage" from John R. Snider in Indiana regarding archery.

This manuscript begins by setting the stage of what archery in his time looked like, then gives information about equipment and types of archery. It then tells a description of Maurice Thompson and a book he wrote "Alice of Old Vincennes."
Dates: undated

Western Association of Writers collection

Identifier: L217
Scope and Contents This collection consists of some of the papers of the Western Association of Writers for the years 1886-1910, with the bulk of the coverage from 1896 to 1899. Included here are the articles of association and bylaws, correspondence between the officers and members (majority of the collection), programs from some of their events, newspaper clippings concerning the WAW, miscellaneous WAW papers which include lists of officers, and miscellaneous pamphlets relating to the organization....
Dates: 1886-1910