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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

Howard Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder S731
Identifier: S0731
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed manuscript from Howard Johnson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from the 1870s to the 1890s regarding life and education in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: 1870s-1890s

Hugh R. Foss papers

 Collection — Folder S482
Identifier: S0482
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed narrative from Hugh R. Foss in France on March 17, 1919 regarding his visit to the Riviera after World War I.
Dates: 1919/03/17

Ida Husted Harper papers

 Collection — Folder S0595
Identifier: S0595
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ida Husted Harper's manuscript, The Associated Work of the Women of Indiana. The handwritten manuscript is 140 pages long and contains 45 chapters that relate information and statistics regarding the many missionary societies, temperance unions, literary clubs, and other organizations managed by women in Indiana up to April 1893. The collection also includes a letter sent by Mrs. Harper to Ed Hawkins regarding the publishing of her...
Dates: 1893

Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: L209
Scope and Contents This collection includes originals and copies of letters, account books, diaries, journals, accounts of life in prison, military records, minutes of organizations, regimental histories, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, and speeches and printed documents such as commencement programs, business and industrial catalogs, broadsides, maps and pamphlets from citizens in Indiana ranging from 1772 to 1967, undated regarding personal and civic life and business activities. Also included are oversize...
Dates: 1772-1967, undated

Irvin Franklin Stratton collection

 Collection — Folder S1262
Identifier: S1262
Scope and Contents This typed manuscript has 61 pages copied from the books kept by Irvin Stratton, the first Superintendent of Schools in Wabash County, from 1873-1875, with summaries done in 1879-1880. Mr. Stratton wrote the location of the school, the teacher, the number of pupils, and his observations. In Addie Carver's class of 58 pupils, a switch was kept to punish students in "emergencies" (page 1). Prof. Baker's class in LaGro had "too many idle pupils" and they "spit upon the floor" (page 2). A school in...
Dates: 1873-1880

J. Harold Kiracofe manuscript

 Collection — Folder S0787
Identifier: S0787
Scope and Contents This collection contains an eight-page, typewritten manuscript of the history of Osceola, Indiana written by J. Harold Kiracofe (1950).
Dates: 1950

J. L. Smith manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1206
Identifier: S1206
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten and edited manuscript from J. L. Smith in Indiana entitled "Development of Indiana Literature." The manuscript was intended for distribution at the World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois during 1892-1893, but was most likely never printed.
Dates: undated

James Alexander Thom, "Letters from Dynavac" manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2295
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original manuscript of the final draft of "Letters from Dynavac," an unpublished science fiction novel by James Alexander Thom. Written in the 1970s, Thom stated that the rapid technological progress of the computer industry made the story obsolete before it could be published.
Dates: circa 1970

James E. Farmer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0043
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, articles, and research documents compiled by James E. Farmer from 1963 to 1982. The collection includes Farmer's articles about the Indiana judicial campaign of 1970 and the Sheriff-Term Amendment proposal of 1978; correspondence with Jerry Handfield, Indiana State Library librarian, regarding the oral history project; correspondence and "session sketches" for the Centennial History of the Indiana General...
Dates: 1934-1982, bulk 1970-1982

Jeannette Covert Nolan "Indiana" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2562
Identifier: S2562
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original manuscript of "Indiana," a book written and published by Jeannette Covert Nolan in 1969. The manuscript includes handwritten copyediting and printer's markups.
Dates: 1969