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Elmer Davis letter

 Collection — Folder: S0337
Identifier: S0337
Scope and Contents This letter was written to Harold F. Brigham, Indiana State Library, on January 29, 1945, in response to his letter to Congressman Ludlow concerning the Library’s “desire to obtain the negative of the film on Madison, Indiana.” Mr. Davis informs Mr. Brigham that the film, entitled “The Town,” was “produced by the Overseas Motion Picture Bureau of the Office of War Information for showing overseas.” Mr. Davis suggests that Mr. Brigham “get in touch with Mr. Irving Lerner, Overseas...

Franklin College collection

 Collection — Folder: S1544
Identifier: S1544
Scope and Contents There are four letters concerning the invitation to Harold Brigham, Director of the Indiana State Library, to serve as representative of Princeton University at the inauguration of Harold Wellington Richardson as 10th president of Franklin College and his response, as well as a letter from Dwight Heath, Chairman of the Faculty Committe on Inauguration. The five-page, typed speech entitled "Inaugural Charge" by Assistant Dean, Harlan C. Koch, is also in this collection.

Harold F. Brigham papers

 Collection
Identifier: L282
Scope and Contents This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in...

Marcus A. Wolfe collection

 Collection — Folder: S2338
Identifier: S2338
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original items stemming from correspondence of Marcus A. Wolfe in Santa Barbara, CA, in a letter he wrote to Governor Ralph Gates, January 29, 1946.Wolfe requested that the Governor forward a poem he wrote in honor of Nancy Hanks, mother of Abraham Lincoln, to the Nancy Hanks Memorial Association. Because the Hanks Memorial Association had been disbanded several years earlier, Governor Gates forwarded Wolfe’s letter and poem to the Director of the...

Orpha Maud Peters letter

 Collection — Folder: S1725
Identifier: S1725
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Orpha Maud Peters in Gary, Indiana on 1945/05/06 regarding Harold Brigham's speech.

Winfield Taylor Durbin collection

 Collection — Folder: S393
Identifier: S0393
Scope and Contents This collection includes an enlistment certificate, correspondence, a family history, and a biography from Winfield Taylor Durbin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1954.The oldest document in this collection is an 1899 certificate regarding the enlistment of Winfield T. Durbin as Colonel of the 161st Indiana Volunteer Regiment on June 18, 1898 to serve for two years during the war. On April 11, 1903, Governor Durbin wrote to a colonel about the dedication of...