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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Hubert E. Brown papers

 Collection — Folder S178
Identifier: S0178
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy from Mrs. Hubert E. Brown in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1828 to 1917 regarding the life of John Henry Vajen, Jr.
Dates: 1861-1864

Myrtie Barker collection

 Collection
Identifier: L583
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Dates: 1907-1985

New Albany steamboats collection

 Collection — Folder S0349
Identifier: S0349
Scope and Contents This collection includes undated documents and articles from different authors in Indiana regarding the history of steamboats, such as the Natchez, and their contstruction in New Albany, Indiana.
Dates: 1807-1929

Olga Mae Schiemann collection

 Collection — Folder S1140
Identifier: S1140
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 14-page manuscript entitled "Roads Across Old Bailly Town," a paper written by Olga Mae Schiemann and read before the Duneland Historical Scoiety of Chesterton, Indiana on September, 20, 1951, concerning the settlement of Baillytown, Indiana in Porter County. There is also a newspaper clipping from the Chesterton Tribune on September 27, 1951 about Schiemann's talk at the historical society and a letter from Schiemann to the Indiana State Library about the donation of...
Dates: 1951

Oscar Schmidt manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1141
Identifier: S1141
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed manuscript, with handwritten edits, entitled "Echoes" by Oscar Schmidt in Spencer, Indiana regarding a story about narrator Dick Wheeler, who along with several friends, visits the estate home of Mrs. Ellen Gilbert in southern Indiana, presumably in New Harmony. The story provides a detailed narrative of the immigration of George Rapp and his followers from Germany to western Pennsylvania in 1803, and their move to Harmony, Indiana in 1814.
Dates: undated

Paul M. Ross "Indiana" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1812
Identifier: S1812
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of the manuscript "Indiana" by Paul M. Ross. Written in 1947 while Ross served as executive director of the Indiana Department of Commerce and Public Relations, the manuscript presents information about the state regarding a variety of topics: physical characteristics, cities, population, natural resources, state parks and public lands, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, banking, state government, local government, education, and history....
Dates: 1947-1950

Peggy Simpson "Harbor Lights for Tiny Mites" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1189
Identifier: S1189
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten manuscript of the unpublished alphabet book "Harbor Lights for Tiny Mites" by Peggy Simpson and copyrighted by Margaret Elizabeth Simpson in 1952. Each entry in the book starts with a word that coordinates with a letter and then offers an inspirational message. For example, the entry for the letter "B" reads "Books, if they be good, are your friend and teacher. Lend your heart to them and in return you will learn how to grow!"
Dates: circa 1952

Raymond Millholland collection

 Collection
Identifier: L460
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, manuscripts, and copies of the published articles and short stories of Raymond “Ray” Millholland ranging from circa 1912 to 1971. The collection includes letters exchanged between Ray, his wife, and their sons Robert “Bob” and James “Jim” while the sons served in the Army Airforce and Navy during World War II (1942-1945); two sets of transcriptions of the letters transcribed by the Millholland’s youngest son, Arthur...
Dates: circa 1912-1971

Rebecca Parrish collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1041
Scope and Contents This collection includes three letters, poems, and a manuscript belonging to Dr. Rebecca Parrish ranging from 1908 and 1947. The first letter dated November 25, 1908 was sent to Dr. Rebecca Parrish from A.J. McLaughlin, Acting Director of Health of the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Health for the Philippine Islands, thanking the Mary J. Johnston Memorial Hospital for assisting the department with the cholera outbreak. In a second letter dated November 10, 1947 Dr. Parrish wrote...
Dates: 1908-1947, undated

Richard Banta collection

 Collection
Identifier: L631
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials created and compiled by Banta and his secretary, Mrs. Margaret Husting, between 1945 and 1949 during the writing and editing of Indiana Authors and Their Books: 1816-1916. The book was published in 1949 by Wabash College. Materials included are note cards with information about the 900-plus authors in the work, biographical sketches with bibliographies of each author's work, and correspondence related to gathering information about the authors from libraries...
Dates: 1945-1949