Riker, Dorothy Lois, 1904-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Dorothy Riker collection
Collection — Folder: S1116
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one typed page entitled "First printing of Indiana Constitution of 1851 was in Cincinnati, even though it bears imprint of Kent and Norman of New Albany." Milton Gregg, editor of the New Albany Tribune, charged Robert Dale Owen, William H. English, George W. Carr, and others with padding their expense accounts. Both Robert Dale Owen and George W. Carr give replies.Also in the collection is a history of Indiana historical documents, written to correspond...
Dates: 1851, 1948
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Dorothy Riker collection
Indiana Historical Bureau correspondence and papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Theis collection includes correspondence written to Dorothy Riker in 1949, containing information to include in a historical almanac of industries and manufacturers to be published by the Indiana Historical Bureau. There are also photostats and typed translations from the U.S. National Archives on Indian affairs in the Northwest Territory ranging from 1785 to 1786, including a deposition from William Doleman regarding contact of the British with Native Americans, a letter from Richard Butler...
Dates: 1785-1786, 1949
Indiana War History Commission collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative files of the Indiana War History Commission, including a detailed history of the group, publication plans and ingoing and outgoing correspondence. The commission collected information from most Indiana counties during World War I. This information falls into two categories: service records of soldiers, used for the publication of the "Gold Star Honor Roll" and "Indiana's Roll of Honor"; and war histories, records of civilian activities,...