Scope and Contents
This collection includes a typed, signed letter from Lois Compton Fuller in New Castle, Indiana on December 18, 1934 regarding the donation of her autographed book, "When the World is New," to the Indiana State Library.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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 / Historical
Lois Compton was born in New Castle, Indiana on November 6, 1886 and attended Radcliffe College. She married Joseph Vincent Fuller, with whom she had one child and who died in 1932. She successfully advocated for a library in New Castle and was the first board president. She was a poet, playwright and actress, and also the cofounder of the American Newspaper Guild in 1933. She taught at St. Mary's College (Notre Dame) in 1934. She died on May 10, 1977 and is buried in Arlington, Virginia.
"Fuller, Lois Compton".(1974) In Indiana Authors and Their Books, v. 2, 1917-1966. (224). Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. ISLI 16.810 B291I
"Fuller, Lois Compton". Indianapolis News, May 10, 1977, p. 29, c.1
"Fuller, Lois Compton". U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current. Retrieved 2013/10/08. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com
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