Coats, Nellie M., 1889-1977
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S2135
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence regarding the authorship of “Sassafras,” a poem first published in the Crawfordsville Journal and attributed to James Elmore. Elmore denied authorship and it was later believed to have been written as a joke by Jesse A. Greene, editor of the Crawfordsville Journal. The collection includes typewritten copies of letters written in April 1945 by Caroline Dunn, Indiana Historical Society...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Nellie Coats, conducted by Hazel W. Hopper and Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library on February 4, 1975, about the formation and growth of the Indiana State Library, construction of the new building, and changing archival and library methods and policies.
Scope and Contents This collection includes radio interview transcripts, subject index cards, and correspondence from Nellie M. Coats ranging from 1859 to 1973 regarding interviews and correspondence. Notable interviews include Richard G. Lugar (Indiana Senator), Landrum Bolling (Earlham College president), James E. Haralson (Indiana School for the Blind principal), Monsignor Francis J. Reine (Marian College president), and Hal L. Royce (Secretary-Manager of Indiana State Fair). Notable items include a Chinese...
Dates: 1859, 1877, 1942-1977