New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Asa J. Smith oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Asa J. Smith oral history
Charles A. Suffrins correspondence
Collection — Folder: S1273
Scope and Contents Charles A. Suffrins wrote his memoirs in pencil on ten sheets of paper, which are difficult to read. However, much of the information is in the Indianapolis Sunday Star article dated April 26, 1931, entitled "Kaleidoscope of State History Found In Notes of Late Charles A. Suffrins." This article is the last item in the collection. Charles worked for the Indianapolis Journal, edited by Harry Stewart New (1858-1937), with whom he corresponded. Among the letters are ones by two presidents....
Florence K. Harding letter
Collection — Folder: S0588
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten letter sent from Florence K. Harding to Mrs. Harry S. New on February 3, 1922. Typed on White House stationary and signed by Mrs. Harding, it is a personal letter addressed to "Dear Bill New", a nickname used by Mrs. New's close friends. Mrs. Harding notes that things are "going better" than expected (Senator New's campaign), speaks of several people they know in common, and mentions the "Knickerbocker disaster." Also included is a one-page, typed...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Florence K. Harding letter
Harry S. New collection
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Harry S. New’s correspondence regarding state and national politics, particularly the 1912, 1920, and 1924 presidential elections. Correspondence also includes discussion of his work as U.S. postmaster general (1923-1929). New added several notes throughout the collection (written in the early 1930s) that provide contextual background and significance of correspondence. New also provided his reminiscences of the 1896, 1908, and 1912 presidential...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harry S. New collection
Henry W. Lawton statue dedication photographs
Collection — Folder: SP106
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs related to the dedication of the Henry W. Lawton statue in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 30, 1907. Two of the images are from the dedication of the statue in front of the old Marion County Courthouse, one showing James Whitcomb Riley reading poetry to the crowd below. There is also a photograph of the prominent attendees, including President Theodore Roosevelt, gathered at Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks' house. This image is a copy of...
John Prout collection
Collection — Folder: S1088
Scope and Contents There are ten unrelated items in this collection, including a note from Hugh McCulloch, Treasury Department to Lander Bishop and Company, dated June 17, 1865. The note thanks "Gentlemen" for the portrait of Washington which they sent. Also included is a letter to Honorable Sidney Dillon, President Union Pacific R.R., from James N. Tyner, Postmaster General, February 20, 1877, regarding the rates for mails sent by rail. A letter to Erastus Brainard, Esq., from W. Q. Gresham, dated March 8,...
Dates: 1863-1925; undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Prout collection
Nikki Stoddard Schofield, Bowen-Merrill fire collection
Collection — Folder: S2304
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items compiled by Nikki Stoddard Schofield regarding the March 17, 1890 Bowen-Merrill Company stationery and bookstore fire in Indianapolis, Indiana, including two essays from the Crown Hill Cemetery archives. The first essay, "'Horror of Horror': The Bowen-Merrill Fire," is six-page narrative about the fire and has Howard Stahl's signature on the last page (undated.) The second essay, "The Bowen-Merrill Fire," lists the ten firemen killed in the fire that are...
Dates: 1929-1930, undated
Richard Lieber papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, financial documents, photographs and drawings, brochures, social invitations, naturalization papers, and outlines of right and left foot, from Richard Lieber and many other people, as well as government agencies in the United States and Germany, ranging from 1892 to 1958. Materials concern the Abraham and Nancy Hanks Lincoln; monuments, Lieber family matters, the National Park Service, Indiana State Parks, Thomas Hart Benton, the Civilian Conservation...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Richard Lieber papers
Will H. Hays collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Will H. Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Will H. Hays collection