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Literature -- Societies, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...

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.

David Turpie collection

 Collection
Identifier: L164
Scope and Contents The collection contains David Turpie’[s manuscripts copy of Sketches of My Own Time (1903), minutes of Fiat Lux (Indianapolis literary society) from 1875 to 1876, and his speeches on literary and political issues.

Emma Hillis collection

 Collection — Folder S2186
Identifier: S2186
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) badge of the Pereclesian Society of Franklin College, which belonged to W. H. McCoy, who graduated from that college in 1861; (2) agreement for eleven men to pay the $50 salary for Elizabeth A. Potter to teach in Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana, dated April 14, 1862; (3) certificate granting license for E. A. Potter to teach in the common school in Decatur County, dated August 30, 1862; and (4) "Minutes of the Fifty-Fourth Anniversary of the...

Fifth Day Evening Club newsletter

 Collection — Folder S1520
Identifier: S1520
Scope and Contents This collection contains the first issue of the Silver Leaf newsletter written for the Fifth Day Evening Club possibly from Rockville, Indiana from March 1866 regarding education, news, science, and literature. The marriage of James M. Coltrane and Samantha E. Teague is mentioned in the newsletter, their marriage license was issued in Rockville, Indiana on February 19, 1866.Source:Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed May 5,...

Indiana Federation of Clubs collection

 Collection
Identifier: L638
Scope and Contents The collection includes trustee and executive committee minutes, convention programs and minutes, yearbooks, copies of the publication, Indiana Clubwoman, programs of the study and work of the IFC, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and histories of the club and districts. Some of the materials come directly from the President's of IFC. Also included are sound recordings and printing blocks with images...

Irvington Athenaeum records

 Collection — Volume V203
Identifier: V203
Scope and Contents This collection includes the constitution and by-laws, membership lists, meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and financial documents from the Irvington Athenaeum literary club ranging from 1900-1910. Also included is a list of speakers who addressed the club, including, but not limited to, Henry Van Dyke, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Woodrow Wilson, William Butler Yeats, Edward Cummings, and Thomas Daly.

Magazine Club records

 Collection
Identifier: L431
Scope and Contents This collection includes yearbooks from the Magazine Club ranging from 1896-1970 regarding club members and activities.

Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane collection

 Collection
Identifier: L389
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written book reviews, biographies, and miscellaneous drafts from Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane in Indianapolis ranging from 1896-1911 regarding various books, clubs, and people.

Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy records

 Collection — Folder S1608
Identifier: S1608
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of handwritten minutes of the Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy in Salem, Indiana ranging from January 1, 1865 to May 23, 1867, regarding the literary club's founding and its operations as well as the organization's constitution.