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Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

 Person

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

James Whitcomb Riley portrait sketches

 Collection — Folder: OBC176
Identifier: OBC176
Scope and Contents This collection contains portrait sketches of James Whitcomb Riley from 1912 and 1944.
Dates: 1912, 1944

Jap Miller pamphlet

 Collection — Folder: S3433
Identifier: S3433
Scope and Contents This collection contains one pamphlet about Isaac "Jap" Miller. It was printed around 1931 and contains biographical information written by Jap Miller and a poem written about him by James Whitcomb Riley in 1889.
Dates: circa 1931

Jesse T. and Harriet Eitel Johnson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L399
Scope and Contents This collection includes three folders of photographs used by Jesse T. Johnson in his work, showing interiors and exteriors of many buildings around Indiana and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The correspondence and James Whitcomb Riley memorabilia primarily belong to Harriet Eitel Johnson, who was involved in the restoration of Riley's birthplace in Greenfield, Riley day, Riley Hospital, and various other commemorations of the poet. There is also a folder of writings by Harriet...
Dates: 1862-1956

Miscellaneous autographs collection

 Collection — Folder: S1485
Identifier: S1485
Scope and Contents This collection contains items with autographs of well-known Hoosiers and other influential individuals compiled by the Indiana State Library during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Names in the collection include Louis Ludlow, Thomas H. Benton, J.K. Lilly, Arthur B. Ayres and Ferdinand Foch.
Dates: 1813-1937

Nona J. Morford collection

 Collection — Folder: S1552
Identifier: S1552
Scope and Contents The single item in this collection is a post card with a printed poem about James Whitcomb Riley by Nona J. Morford on one side. This card was published by the Hancock County Poetry Society, Greenfield, Indiana. On the other side is the following hand-written message in ink: "Dear Miss Malloch, Thank you for ordering a copy of my book, "Fulfillment", to be placed in the Indiana State Library. I hope you will find time to read, and find something of the beautiful I have tried to express in my...
Dates: 1952

Pierce-Krull family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L353
Scope and Contents The collection includes family correspondence (1834-1963), writings, financial records, journals, and scrapbooks from the Pierce-Krull family ranging from 1834 to 1963. Family correspondence includes correspondence of the John Moore family of Ellisville, Geneseo, and Rock Island, Illinois (1834-1870), including letters from family members in St. Louis, Missouri., California, and Madison, Jefferson County and Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana. Also included are letters, and transcripts of...
Dates: 1834-1963

Reginald Hall Sullivan oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH019
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript, 3 audio cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of four oral history interviews with Reginald Hall Sullivan conducted by Jerry Handfield for hte Indiana State Library Oral History Project in March-April, 1976. Sullivan was interviewed at Hooverwood Home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Only three of the four interviews were transcribed because some of the tapes were inaudible.In the transcribed interviews, Sullivan discusses his youth in...
Dates: 1976 March-April

Robert K. Kyle collection

 Collection
Identifier: L312
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and publicized writings, scrapbooks, clippings and photographs from Robert K. Kyle ranging from 1900 to 1978. It also contains correspondence from his time working as a newspaper editor at the Indianapolis Star and chair of the Department of Conservation for the State of Indiana.

There are also blueprints for the home of Robert K. Kyle and an Indianapolis Press Club award from 1974 (OBC090).
Dates: 1900-1978

Robert K. Kyle photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P006
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Robert K. Kyle in Indiana ranging from circa 1867 to 1978 regarding Kyle's daily life, family, work, recreational activities, and retirement.
Dates: circa 1867-1978

Roberta West Nicholson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L320
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, advertisements, and genealogical materials from Roberta West Nicholson, Meredith Nicholson, Meredith Nicholson Jr., Eugenie Nicholson Fox, Meredith Nicholson III, Kurt Pantzer, and May Louise Shipp in South America, Indiana, North Carolina, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Michigan ranging from 1861 to 1957 regarding political speeches, family correspondence, investments, advertisements, poems, family photographs, an 1861...
Dates: 1861-1957