Literature -- Societies, etc.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. 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,...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of C. Alfred 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.
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.
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder 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,...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection includes a bound volume of the Indianapolis German Literary Club's annual program booklets ranging from 1893 to 1918 that include the group's constitution and by-laws. The second volume contains the club's meeting minutes (1893-1917), newpaper clippings, a photograph of Mrs. Charles M. Walker, and the club's history written in English and German by Mrs. Henry Lane Bruner and dated December 14, 1938.
Collection — Volume 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.
Collection — Folder S2269
Scope and Contents This collection includes the Kokomo Star Society record book containing entries ranging from 1875 to 1877. The small book includes the group's constitution, bylaws, meeting minutes, and a list of its early members. Please note that the preamble and first page of the constitution have faded and are difficult to read.