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C. Alfred Campbell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 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.

Florence Lupton Smith collection

 Collection — Folder: S1202
Identifier: S1202
Scope and Contents This 19-page typed article is about Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard (1868-1930), creator of Abe Martin, by Florence Lupton Smith, whose parents bought the Hubbard house in 1928. That house was located on a high hill bounded by Pleasant Run Parkway, New York Street, and Emerson Avenue. Kin and his wife Josephine Jackson moved there in 1909 with son Tom (born 1907) and baby daughter Virginia. Two other sons died in 1919 in a car accident at age one, and in 1921 at birth. Florence wrote about Kin's...

Frank G. Darlington collection

 Collection
Identifier: L040
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, postcards, calendars, poems, Frank G. Darlington’s thesis, book reviews, pamphlets, programs, and newspaper clippings. The collection contains many papers pertaining to James Whitcomb Riley.

Henry K. English collection

 Collection
Identifier: L053
Scope and Contents The collection consists of accounts and organizational records belonging to Joseph K. English, including an account book for his painting business, receipts, checks, bills, broadsides, and letters of the U.C., an anti-Copperhead organization in Indianapolis (1862). It includes a record book of the Indianapolis City Treasurer, minutes of the Fall Creek and Warren Township Gravel Road Company and accounts of the Marion County Association for the Detection of Horse Thieves. There is a record book...

Judith R. Long correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S2965
Identifier: S2965
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence concerning the collecting of Kin Hubbard and Abe Martin materials from 1941 to 1987 and the compilation of a checklist of his writings. Correspondents include Blanche Stillson and Dorothy Russo.

Kin Hubbard "Abe Martin" cartoons

 Collection — Folder: S0839
Identifier: S0839
Scope and Contents This collection contains an early version of Kin Hubbard’s drawing of his Abe Martin character printed on photograph paper (circa 1905) and a postcard with the same image used by the Indiana Committee for the Humanities (ICH) for its “Postscript Postcards” promotion regarding grants for Indiana writers (circa 1970s-1980s). The collection also includes a postcard with a version of the Abe Martin cartoon character that Hubbard started drawing in the 1920s and "Christmas Greetings from the...

Thomas Taggart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L541
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and scrapbooks from Thomas Taggart in Indiana and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1859-1958. Included are items related to Taggart's political career, family, and the French Lick Springs Hotel.

Included within Box 3 and 4 is correspondence and miscellaneous documents created by A.C. Sallee regarding a biography he wrote about Thomas Taggart.