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Susan Miller Carter collection

 Collection — Folder: S2266
Identifier: S2266

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of several items donated by Susan Miller Carter, including a 1928 Lynn High School (Randolph County, Indiana) alumni pamphlet containing songs related to seniors and the high school alumni, an invitation to an April 22, 1952 dinner given by the Board of Directors of the Indiana State Symphony Society in honor of Dr. G. H. A. Clowes, a program from the Dr. G. H. A. Clowes dinner, and an invitation and reply card addressed to Susan Miller Carter for "An Evening in Old Vienna," an April 8, 1978 black-tie event planned by the Women's Committee of the Indiana State Symphony Society for the benefit of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.


  • 1928-1978


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

Susan Marie Miller was born July 3, 1952 to John C. and Ida Mae (Good) Miller. A lifelong resident of Hendricks County, Indiana, she graduated from Plainfield High School in 1970 and from Earlham College in 1975. She married John E. Carter in April 1977 and they had two daughters. She worked at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library for more than thirty years, having started as a page at the age of 15. She managed the Local History Department and served as assistant to the library director for several years before taking over the management of the Community Central Department. She was the Hendricks County Historian and was a member of a number of organizations, including the advisory board of the Indiana Historical Society Genealogy Publications Committee, the Hendricks County Arts Council, and the American Library Association. She passed away at the age of 57 on July 7, 2009.

Sources: "Susan Marie Miller." Indiana, U.S., Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005. Accessed January 25, 2022.

"Obituaries: Susan Miller Carter." Indianapolis Star (IN), July 15, 2009.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Susan Miller Carter on 1986/07/06.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/01/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/01/26 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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