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Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane collection

 Collection
Identifier: L389

Scope and Contents

This collection includes hand-written book reviews, biographies, and miscellaneous drafts from Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane in Indianapolis ranging from 1896-1911 regarding various books, clubs, and people.

Dates

  • 1896-1911

Creator

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

Mary Lavinia Robinson was born on August 22, 1864 in Lebanon, Indiana. She married Al Lane in 1885 and had a daughter, Fern in 1889 who died at the age of five. Around 1900, Al and Mary moved to Indianapolis, where Mary was involved in several literary clubs. She moved back to Lebanon in 1912 to tend to her mother, then moved back to Indianapolis where she passed away in 1913.

Source: collection inventory.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ruby Robinson Douglass in 1989.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/09/26 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/09/26.
Title
Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671