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Mildred Rickert collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3388

Scope and Contents

This collection contains educational documents for Mildred Ruth Rickert Lowell, such as report cards, transcripts, and correspondence, and photographs, ranging from 1927 to 2004.

There is also a diploma for Mildren Rickert for a B.A. in Fine Arts from Indiana University dated October 25, 1928.


  • 1927-2014


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

Mildred Ruth (Rickert) Lowell was an educator. She was born around 1906 in Union City, Indiana and had a younger borther named Charles Samuel (ca. 1910-1986). She attended Indiana University, graduating in 1928 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a major in fine arts, as well as Miami University in Ohio, John Herron Art Institute, and the University of Michigan. She married H. Matthew Lowell in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rickert taught at a public school in Michigan after finishing her education.


Items in the collection. "Mildred Rickert 1930 United States Census. Accessed May 24, 2006


0.07 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 1 large oversize folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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


Further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

OBC023: Mildred Rickert diploma for a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, with a major in fine arts dated

Processing Information

Oversize collection processing and finding aid completed by Benjamin Clark during May 2006. Oversize finding aid revised by Bethany Fiechter on 2015/10/30. Oversize EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/06/01. Collection processing completed 2021/10/18 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021/10/18 by Lauren Patton.
Mildred Rickert collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.