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Caroline Dunn collection

 Collection — Folder: S390
Identifier: S0390

Scope and Contents

The first part consists of letters written in 1943 about the War Bond Rally sponsored by Indiana public libaries. This event, called "Books for Bonds," was held at the Murat Theater on October 7, 1943. Indiana authors were invited to appear on stage as guests and speak to the audience. Among those invited were: Miriam Mason Swain, Bloomington; Jean S. Milner, Minister, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis; Margaret E. Bruner, New Castle; Elizabeth Miller Hack, Boggstown; Max Ehrmann, Terre Haute; Paul R. Benson, New Castle; and Ann Weil, Evansville. Some of the letters are regrets that the author is unable to attend.

The second part of the collection is a speech by Caroline Dunn entitled "Old Union Cemetery Association Talk, July 13, 1975."

A set of letters from Thomas Larkin III regarding the publication "Who's Who in Indiana Politics" is also included.


  • 1943-1975

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Caroline Dunn was the librarian at the Indiana Historical Society in 1943 when the War Bond Rally by the Indianapolis Public Library was planned.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Caroline Dunn.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/05/15 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Caroline Dunn collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.