Riley, James Whitcomb (1849-1916)
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains organizational records including administrative records, financial information, correspondence, reports, statistical data and maps, broadsides, pamphlets and periodicals, scrapbooks, photographs, and audiovisual materials from the American Lung Association of Central Indiana and its primary predecessor, the Marion County Tuberculosis Association, in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1903 to 1977 regarding the organizations' activities in the eradication of tuberculosis...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters and a petition addressed to Governor Matthews regarding the coal miners' strike in southern Indiana, including communications from county sheriffs, Grand Army of the Republic posts, and miner's organizations (1894); correspondence regarding the Pullman Strike and rioting in Lake County (1894); and correspondence as Governor regarding the determination of the Indiana-Kentucky border, the Indiana State Fair, the extradition of criminals, and other official matters....
Collection — Folder: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.
Dates: circa 1950s
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and postal envelopes from Leonard Woolsey Bacon, Henry Ward Beecher, James Bryce, Evelyn Craig, Rebecca Harding Davis, George Cary Eggleston, Edward Eggleston, Harry Fenn, Richard Watson Gilder, Washington Gladden, Edward Everett Hale, William Dean Howells, Samuel Pennybacker, Frederic Remington, James Whitcomb Riley, Charles Dudley Warner and Frances E. Willard in various locations in the United States ranging from 1868 to 1960 regarding...
Dates: 1868-1960, undated
Collection — Folder: S1945
Collection — Folder: S399
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, hand-corrected letter from C. Ear East in Bloomington, Indiana on 1974/12/29 regarding his cousin, Eva Ione East's death and her encounter with James Whitcomb Riley on November 6, 1903.
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, postcards, calendars, poems, Frank G. Darlington’s thesis, book reviews, pamphlets, programs, and newspaper clippings from Frank G. Darlington ranging from 1871 to 1915. The collection contains many papers pertaining to James Whitcomb Riley.
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
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Collection — Folder: S1484
Scope and Contents This collection contains items, such as correspondence with librarians, with the autographs of authors and writers in Indiana and the United States collected by the Indiana State Library between 1881 and 1955. Autographs include William Herschell, Zona Gale, Frederick Landis, James Whitcomb Riley, Ethel Arnold Tilden and Charles Dudley Warner.