Margaret E. Bruner papers
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- Bruner, Margaret E. (Person)
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In addition to her writing career, Bruner worked as a teacher and stenographer. She wrote twelve books of poetry, lyrics for several songs, and a weekly column, "In Thoughtful Mood," for the local newspaper, News Republican, from 1946 to 1970. She received many awards, including an Honor Certificate from Freedoms Foundation in 1960 and the National League of American Pen Women's Outstanding Author of the Great Lakes Area in 1964. She was also a member of many organizations, including the National League of America Pen Women and animal rights organizations.
She died on April 28, 1971 and was buried in South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Indiana with her late husband, who had died on January 10, 1947.
Information found within the collection.
Ancestry.com. "Baggerly, Maggie E." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed Augsut 17, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Baggerly, [Vardimon]." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed Augsut 17, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Bruner, Vate." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Accessed Augsut 17, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
"Bruner, Margaret E." Contemporary Authors, vol. 17-18. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1967.
FindaGrave.com. "Margaret E. Bruner." Find a Grave Index. Accessed August 19, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com.
Henry County Genealogical Services. "Bruner, Margaret E." Henry Co., IN Death Records 1880-2000 (B). Accessed Augsut 17, 2015. http://www.hcgs.net/hcdeathrec-b.html.
"Margaret E. Bruner, Poet, Author, Dies." New Castle (Ind.) Courier-Times, April 29, 1971, p. A1-3.
3.6 Cubic Feet (11 manuscript boxes)
Language of Materials
Series 1: General papers Series 2: Personal writing and works
- American poetry -- 20th century
- Authors and publishers
- Authors, American -- Indiana -- 20th century
- Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury)
- Greenberg, Sidney
- Greeting cards
- National League of American Pen Women
- Newspaper articles
- Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc.
- Poets, American
- Societies and clubs
- Trueblood, Elton
- Women authors
- Margaret E. Bruner papers
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