Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Frank W. Olin collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Frank W. Olin's diaries (1877, 1897-1898, 1922-1936, 1938-1939); correspondence, circulars, and reports from organizations with which Olin was associated, including the Indianapolis Commercial Club and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (1902-1920s), the Indianapolis Civic League (1908), the YMCA (1909-1913), the Layman's Missionary Movement and its Indianapolis convention in 1916, the American Rights Committee (1916), and the Indianapolis Home for Aged Women...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank W. Olin collection
Herbert L. Heller papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, notes, clippings, and other papers from Herbert L. Heller in Indiana ranging from 1867 to 1950, including notes for his dissertation on the education of African Americans in Indiana during the 19th century, a volume of lecture notes with pasted illustrations on art history, English history, and literature from 1867, and miscellaneous primary source materials he collected during historical research on education and religion in Indiana. The documents...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Herbert L. Heller papers
Ira J. Chase collection
Collection — Folder S0069
Scope and Contents This collection includes an invitation to the October 11-13, 1892 ceremonies of the dedication of the buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition and a letter and certified copy of a resolution offered by the Board of Lady Managers of the World's Columbian Commission thanking Governor Chase for the escort of members of the board to the exposition grounds by his military aide dated October 26, 1892. Other items from the exposition include a souvenir cablegram by the Commercial Cable Company...
Dates: 1882-1895, 1941
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ira J. Chase collection
Lucius Burrie Swift collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Maude Vestal collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Maude Vestal’s diaries (1920, 1925-1932) and papers regarding the Wendell Willkie Notification Committee (1940). The Willkie papers principally pertain to the planning of the official notification ceremony in Elwood, Indiana, on August 17, 1940. The collection also contains family and business correspondence; papers regarding her guardianship of Ann Catherine Shaffer; reports on clothing production by Red Cross Volunteers in Anderson; and social work...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Maude Vestal collection
Richard W. Thompson collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Richard W. Thompson’s political correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national Whig and Republican party politics, and Thompson’s role in political campaigns (1840s-1880s); letters from constituents during his terms in Congress regarding political appointments and local politics (1841-1849); Civil War correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national politics and Thompson’s duties in Terre Haute (1861-1865); his...