Graydon, Katharine Merrill, 1858-1934
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S0535
Scope and Contents This collection comprises correspondence and photocopies of typed documents, including speeches and programs, from Katharine Merrill Graydon and John H. Holliday in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1938, regarding Samuel Merrill, William A. Bell, Henry P. Coburn, Constance Fennimore Woolson, and Benjamin Harrison. A few notable items include a January 28, 1914 speech entitled "William A. Bell"; a 1924 document titled, "A Pioneer Tale: the Life of Samuel Merrill"; and an undated...
Dates: 1914-1938, undated
Scope and Contents This collection has minutes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and histories of the literary club named for Katharine Merrill Graydon, granddaughter of Samuel Merrill, the first treasurer of the State of Indiana. The club was started in 1923 by Mary Ellen George, who wrote its ten-year history. The women, who were former students of Miss Grayson at Butler University, met until October 1973. Miss Grayson taught at Butler from 1907 until 1930 when she was named Professor Emeritus and was relieved...