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Henry M. Dowling yearbook

 Collection — Volume: V295
Identifier: V295

Scope and Contents

The title page declares this 1936 breast-pocket yearbook, “General Addresses by Henry M. Dowling.” These addresses are listed alphabetically by title, with sections created based on initial letters of the titles. The subjects are broad, including law, war, George Washington, social and industrial development, religion, politics, music, mountain climbers, and speeches for special audiences (e.g. for a grade school or a law school)


  • 1936

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

Henry McCabe Dowling, son of Judge Alexander Dowling, was born July 4, 1872 in New Albany, Indiana, and a graduate of DePauw University and Harvard Law School. Dowling was an instructor at the Indiana University School of Law from 1905 to 1942. He was recognized as an authority on the lives of Washington and Lincoln. He was also regarded as an authority on the history of the United States Constitution.

Dowling was a partner in the law firm of Dowling and Dowling, with his son Addison. He specialized in corporate and probate law. Dowling was a member of the Indiana Railroad Commission, a forerunner of the Public Service Commission; and he subsequently served as a member of the PSC. He taught men’s Bible class at First Presbyterian Church. Dowling died on September 25, 1953.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 1998 by Philip N. Williams.
Henry M. Dowling yearbook
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.