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Albert E. Wiggam letter

 Collection — Folder: S1403
Identifier: S1403
Scope and Contents This collection includes Albert E. Wiggam's handwritten letter that he sent to Christopher B. Coleman, Director of the Indiana Historical Bureau. Written from New York and dated May 14th, the letter included page 205 from Wiggam's manuscript for his 1923 book The New Decalogue of Science and was sent circa 1924 to 1926.
Dates: circa 1923-1926

Albert J. Beveridge collection

 Collection
Identifier: L016
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Beveridge’s correspondence with John C. Shaffer, publisher of the Chicago Evening Post and the Indianapolis Star and president of a syndicate owning the Indianapolis street railways. Included are letters from Beveridge as Shaffer’s lawyer handling the dissolution of the Indianapolis street railways syndicate (1893) and letters on personal and political matters (1897-1914). The collection also includes Beveridge’s manuscript for...
Dates: 1893-1926, bulk 1893-1914

Aletha Grace Hawk collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0612
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Aletha Grace Hawk's letters to her family in Indianapolis, Indiana from Washington D.C. and Europe ranging from 1918 to 1919, describing her work with the American Red Cross and as a volunteer working with wounded servicemen at Walter Reed Hospital, as well as her travels through France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany. The collection also includes Hawk's 1921 letter describing the visit of Marshall Ferdinand Foch to Indianapolis, two letters sent to her...
Dates: 1918-1941

Alvin F. Harlow letter

 Collection — Folder: S0591
Identifier: S0591
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Alvin F. Harlow to Miss Nellie Coats, a librarian who worked at the Indiana State Library, on February 6, 1951. His letter mentions Cincinnati artist, Laura Fry, who did wood carving, china painting, and furniture design. He comments on the mission furniture fad and the "monstrosities" of the furniture styles of that time period and included a February 2, 1951 news clipping titled, "California Antiques Held Mostly 'Junky'" that quotes a art expert saying...
Dates: 1951/02

Andy Adams letter

 Collection — Folder: S004
Identifier: S0004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Andy Adams in Colorado Springs, Colorado to “my dear boy” on January 28, 1912 regarding Jesse Chisholm and the Chisholm Trail. Adams states that the irony of naming the trail after Chisholm was that he never used that trail to herd cattle.
Dates: 1928 January 12

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Dates: 1844-1923

Bruce Calvert correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S998
Identifier: S0998
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Bruce Calvert in Pigeon-Roost-in-the-Woods, New Jersey ranging from 1929/09/24 to 1930/09/25 regarding the Indiana State Library's holdings of "The Open Road."
Dates: 1929/09/24-1930/09/25

Burton Alva Konkle letters

 Collection — Folder: S1327
Identifier: S1327
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Burton Alva Konkle from James Denny, as well as his wife, ranging from 1880 to 1883 regarding teaching positions and everyday life experiences, including political beliefs.
Dates: 1880-1883

C. Alfred Campbell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of C. Alfred Campbell’s correspondence, writings, and material collected for his 1952 paper at the Indianapolis Literary Club on Hoosier humorist Kin Hubbard (d. 1930). Included is Campbell’s correspondence with people who knew Hubbard; copies of articles and clippings on Hubbard; and a copy of Campbell’s paper of Hubbard, "Give Us Back Our Hillbillies." Also included is a small amount of later correspondence on Hubbard.
Dates: 1910-1972

Catherine Beveridge correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1132
Identifier: S1132
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Catherine Beveridge in Indianapolis, Indiana and Beverly Farms from Massachusetts, ranging from 1931/02/03-1932/09/18 regarding her husband Albert's writings, papers, and the Indiana State Library director, Demarchus Brown, and pleasure at the building of a state library.
Dates: 1931/02/03-1932/09/18

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Indiana State Library 11
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Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 2
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McNitt, Esther U. 2
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Parker, Benjamin S. (Benjamin Strattan), 1833-1911 2
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Adams, Andy 1
Altrocchi, Julia Cooley, 1893-1972 1
American Red Cross 1
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Ayres, Frederic M. 1
Bacheller, Irving 1
Bailey, Louis J. (Louis Jonathan) 1
Bailly, Joseph, 1774-1835 1
Ball State University 1
Barker, Myrtie Lillian, 1910-1983 1
Barry, Thomas J. 1
Benadum, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1889- 1
Beveridge, Catherine Eddy 1
Blumberg, Fannie Burgheim, 1894-1964 1
Bolton, Sarah T. (Sarah Tittle), 1814-1893 1
Bowers, Claude Gernade 1
Bowers, Frank 1
Bowman, Heath, 1910- 1
Bridges, Robert 1
Brigham, Rose S. 1
Brown, Demarchus 1
Bruner, Margaret E. 1
Bundy, Eugene H. 1
Burlingame, Edward L. (Edward Livermore) 1
Burr, Aaron 1
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Butler, Amos W. (Amos William), 1860-1937 1
Butler, Henry M. 1
Calvert, Bruce, 1866-1940 1
Campbell, Alfred C. 1
Campbell, John (John T.) 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl) 1897-1979 1
Case, Charles 1
Castleman, William James, 1908-1991 1
Catherwood, Mary Hartwell, 1847-1902 1
Cawein, Madison Julius 1
Charles Scribner’s Sons 1
Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) 1
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Coleman, Christopher Bush 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Darlington, Frank Graef 1
Dawson, Richard Lew 1852- 1
Dawson, Thomas E -1953 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Denny, James O. 1
Downing, Olive Inez, 1888-1961 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Dresser, Paul 1
Dumont, Julia L. (Julia Louisa), 1794-1857 1
Dunn, Jacob Piatt, 1855-1924 1
Dye, Charity 1
Eggleston, Edward, 1837-1902 1
Ehrmann, Max 1
Esarey, Logan, 1874-1942 1
Federal Writers’ Project 1
Fifth Ward School (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Fish, Hamilton 1
Foch, Ferdinand, 1851-1929 1
Forsyth, William, 1854-1935 1
Fort Benjamin Harrison (Ind.) 1
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Franklin College (Franklin, Ind.) 1
Friermood, Elisabeth Hamilton 1
Gale, Zona 1
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Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart) 1
Gompers, Samuel 1
Good, Lara P. 1
Good, Vella 1
Goodrich, James P. (James Putnam), 1864-1940 1
Graf, Carl 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 1
Grant, Willard W. 1
Greenberg, Sidney 1
Hancock County Poetry Society (Greenfield, Ind.) 1
Harlow, Alvin F. (Alvin Fay) 1
Harney, Will Wallace 1
Harper, Ida Husted, 1851-1931 1
Hawk, Aletha Grace 1
Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954 1
Hedde, Wilhemina G. 1
Heller, Herbert L. (Herbert Lynn), 1908-1983 1
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