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Artists -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Richard B. Gruelle biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S3021
Identifier: S3021
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten autobiographical sketch and a photocopy created by Richard B. Gruelle ranging from 1851-1910 regarding his life and career as a landscape painter.The autobiography discusses Gruelle's developing interest in the arts, particularly drawing and painting, during his childhood. It then covers his early apprenticeship with the village house painter and his training and his early work in western Illinois doing portraiture. He then describes his...
Dates: 1851-1910

Roland O. Hobart prints

 Collection — Folder A031
Identifier: A031
Scope and Contents This collection contains 5 prints created by Roland O. Hobart, 4 related to the Indianapolis sesquicentennial in 1971 and another concerning an auction for the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Dates: 1971

Stella "Del" Decil collection

 Collection — Folder S0432
Identifier: S0432
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page autobiographical sketch of Stella Decil (circa 2007); photocopies of clippings from Indianapolis and Arizona publications (1957-1997); a letter from the Hoosier Salon Patrons Association, Inc. (January 25, 1973); brochures for Decil's art exhibits (1979-2004); an Indianapolis News clipping regarding the Block family tree (December 26, 1980); a letter written by Decil to the Indiana State Library regarding the art department at...
Dates: 1957-2007

T. C. Steele collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3020
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from T. C. Steele to a Mr. Brown written in Brown County, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1926 and contains a brief autobiography. There are also various T. C. Steele printed reproductions, ranging from circa 1885 to 1926 (OB025).
Dates: circa 1885-1926

Theodore Stempfel collection

 Collection — Folder S1246
Identifier: S1246
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 42-page manuscript written by Theodore Stempfel circa 1935 regarding the two German sculptors, Karl Bitter and Rudolf Schwarz, the creators of the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Indianapolis, Indiana, whom he knew personally. Eberhard Reichmann edited this manuscript for publication in 2002 for publication on the 100th anniversary of the monument's dedication.
Dates: circa 1935

Turner in Indiana book

Identifier: S2376
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of Turner in Indiana, a book published in 1963 by Kurt F. Pantzer, Sr. about his collection of Joseph Mallord William Turner pencil sketches, watercolor drawings, oils, and engraved works that were exhibited at the University of Notre Dame Art Gallery in February 1963. Of 150 bound copies printed, the volume in this collection is No. 96 and was inscribed to Lord and Lady MacDermott by Kurt and Kitty Pantzer on July 13, 1963. The...
Dates: 1963

Walker family collection

Identifier: L369
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, various documents, photographs, and memorabilia from the Walker family of New Albany, Indiana. The collection contains Francis Walker's Clermont (Ohio) Academy writings; his and his wife Mary's family correspondence (1851-1913); his correspondence from other Methodist ministers and DePauw University officials (1860s-1910); his and Mary's writings (1848-1901); and some letters and documents of his father, James Walker (1820-1837). The bulk of...
Dates: 1820-1988, undated

Wayman Adams collection

 Collection — Folder S1245
Identifier: S1245
Scope and Contents The collection includes 11 original, signed linocut (linoleum block) greeting cards made by Wayman Adams, 10 of which are Christmas cards from 1924 to 1933. The last is a New Year's card from 1935. Most of the cards depict, Adams' son, Wayman "Snig" Adams, Jr. The collection also includes a photograph of Wayman Adams and Frank Atkins, shore captain of the schooner Regina, in the doorway of Booth Tarkington’s boat house on the Kennebunk River in Maine.
Dates: 1924-1935

William Albert Shearer drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OBD014
Scope and Contents This collection contains drawings, sketches, and architectural drawings created by William Albert Shearer in Indiana between 1911 and 1913.
Dates: 1911-1913

William Forsyth account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V323
Scope and Contents This collection includes two account books kept by William Forsyth in 1852 and 1853. The account books log various materials and money related to those items on a daily basis. The logs imply that Forsyth traveled for his business as the top of each page lists different cities, the main ones being Cincinnati and Indianapolis. They also contain doodles and writings presumably made by William Forsyth. One of the log books also contains a series of newspaper clippings on a wide assortment of...
Dates: 1852-1853