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Advertising cards and ephemera collection

 Collection — Folder: S3117
Identifier: S3117
Scope and Contents This collection includes advertising cards, tickets, calling cards, a postcard, and pamphlets from various businesse enterprises and organizations in Indianapolis, Indiana and New York, New York, ranging from circa 1860 to 1935 regarding products such as tonics and curatives, soap, coffee, and tickets to fairs and sporting, club, and public speaking events. Many of the cards appear to have been removed from a scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1860-1935

Alexander Campbell Stevenson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L609
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, receipts, an account book and journal, as well as miscellaneous memorabilia from Alexander Campbell Stevenson in Kentucky and Indiana ranging from 1804 to 1882 regarding Stevenson's political and agricultural career.
Dates: 1804-1882

George T. Bryant papers

 Collection — Folder: S186
Identifier: S0186
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from George T. Bryant in New York ranging from 1904-1910 regarding his teen-age years in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: 1904-1910

Indiana State Fair collection

 Collection — Folder: S1980
Identifier: S1980
Scope and Contents This collection includes a commercially printed card from Braden and Burford in Indianapolis, Indiana regarding the Indiana State Fair, a brochure for the Hook's Historic Drug Store and Pharmacy Museum, and a newspaper clipping of "Hoosier Listening Post" by Katie Milner Rabb.
Dates: circa 1851-1920s

Indiana State Fair racing programs

 Collection — Folder: OB141
Identifier: OB141
Scope and Contents This collection contains two official racing programs from the Indiana State Fair that took place September 4-10, 1948.
Dates: 1948/09

Indiana State Fairgrounds oversize collection

 Collection — Folder: OBC228
Identifier: OBC228
Scope and Contents This collection contains a seating diagram for the livestock show pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and was created most likely during the 20th century by architects, Rubush and Hunter in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Also, copies of blueprints of the Normandy Barn advertising its relocation and an invitation.
Dates: 20th-21st century

John Brown Dillon collection

 Collection
Identifier: L377
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Dates: 1859-1886

June Cox collection

 Collection — Folder: S2026
Identifier: S2027
Scope and Contents This collection is an assortment of items, dated from 1883-1926, possibly used for a speech on oral and family history. The items relate to the Cox and Clark families. Included is a French post card; Professor Paul Sebring of Vincennes University song recital program; two tickets for the 1924 Indiana Democratic State Convention at Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana; a Paramount Artists Service business card; Jeffersonville, Indiana, First Christian Church bulletin; Vincennes University...
Dates: 1883-1926

Murray's Pills collection

 Collection — Folder: S1553
Identifier: S1553
Scope and Contents An envelope and a tiny advertising card are in this collection. The envelope has pencil notations but not an address. The return address is imprinted thus: Indiana State Board of Agricult, Secretary's Office. The envelope advertises the 18th Annual Fair, October 3, 1870.The second item is small (2 1/4 inches wide and one inch high) cardboard advertisement for trademark M.I.S.T., "Murray's Infallible Scrofula, Blood, Liver and Kidney Pills, 34 Circle Street, Indianapolis, Price One...
Dates: 1870

William Elmer Henry collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0639
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 copies of W. E. Henry's article, "Thirty-Five Years Looking Backward", which appeared in the July-September, 1932 edition of the Indiana State Library's publication,Library Occurrent, and describes how he became the director of the Indiana State Library and the changes that took place during his tenure (1897-1906). The collection also contains Henry's autobiography, "Through Seventy-Seven Years, Nov. 1857-Nov. 1934: His Own Story", a letter of recommendation for Henry...
Dates: 1856-1934

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