Otis R. Bowen photograph collection
Scope and Contents
Occaisional clippings, receipts, correspondence, memos, and other papers accompany some photographs.
- Bowen, Otis R. (Otis Ray), 1918-2013 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
That same year, Bowen went on to become the clinical professor of family medicine at Indiana University Medical School. Several months later, he married Rose May (Crothers) Hochstetler (1923-1992) in September 26, 1981. In 1985, Bowen was appointed as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services in President Reagan's cabinet before he retired to Bremen, Indiana in 1989. After his wife Rose died in 1992, he married Carol L. (Hahn) Mikesell in February 3, 1993. He died on May 4, 2013 at a nursing home in Donaldson, Indiana and was buried in Bremen Municipal Cemetery in Bremen.
Ancestry.com. "Otis R. Bowen." 1930 United States Federal Census. Accessed September 10, 2021. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Otis R. Bowen." 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed September 10, 2021. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Otis R. Bowen." Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed September 10, 2021. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Otis R. Bowen." Indiana, U.S., Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005. Accessed September 10, 2021. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Otis R. Bowen." U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999. Accessed September 10, 2021. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Findagrave.com. "Otis R. 'Doc' Bowen." Find A Grave Memorial. Accessed September 10, 2021. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110018880/otis-r-bowen.
Indiana Historical Bureau. "Otis R. Bowen." IN.gov. Accessed September 10, 2021. https://www.in.gov/governorhistory/2336.htm.
Yardley, William. "Otis R. Bowen, Governor and Health Secretary, Dies at 95." New York Times, May 7, 2013. Accessed September 10, 2021. https://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/08/us/politics/otis-r-bowen-ex-governor-of-indiana-dies-at-95.html.
2.3 Cubic Feet (7 manuscript boxes)
Language of Materials
Series 1: Otis Bowen political photographs, 1949-1980, undated
Subseries 1.1: Event photographs, 1949, 1971-1980 Subseries 1.2: Gubernatorial duties photographs, 1973-1979, undated
Series 2: Portrait photographs, 1945-circa 1980
Series 3: Miscellaneous photographs, 1949-circa 1980
- Award presentations
- Beauty contestants
- Bowen, Elizabeth Anne Steinmann, 1918-1981
- Centennial celebrations, etc
- Commencement ceremonies
- Congresses and conventions
- Congresses and conventions -- Indiana
- Dedication to public use
- Governors -- Indiana
- High schools -- Indiana
- Indiana -- Politics and government
- Indiana -- Societies and clubs
- Indiana State Capitol (Indianapolis, Ind.)
- Indianapolis (Ind.)
- Indianapolis Speedway Race
- Legislative bills -- Indiana
- Orr, Robert D. (Robert Dunkerson), 1917-2004
- Political demonstrations
- Politicians -- Indiana
- Politics and government
- Republican Party (Ind.)
- Republican Party (Ind.). State Central Committee
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
- Rites and ceremonies
- Road construction
- Roads -- Indiana
- Sagamore of the Wabash
- Otis R. Bowen photograph collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description