Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Alvin F. Harlow letter
Collection — Folder S0591
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Alvin F. Harlow to Miss Nellie Coats, a librarian who worked at the Indiana State Library, on February 6, 1951. His letter mentions Cincinnati artist, Laura Fry, who did wood carving, china painting, and furniture design. He comments on the mission furniture fad and the "monstrosities" of the furniture styles of that time period and included a February 2, 1951 news clipping titled, "California Antiques Held Mostly 'Junky'" that quotes a art expert saying...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alvin F. Harlow letter
Barbara Stahl collection
Scope and Contents The Barbara Stahl collection is the first donation of abstract work by a female artist to the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. It comprises 6 cubic feet of material, including clippings, photographs, undergraduate artwork slides, wax paintings on wood panels, screen and intaglio prints, charcoal drawings and mud paintings completed in Caracol, Belize. Also included are exhibition posters, publications and newspaper clippings where Stahl and her work where featured. ...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Barbara Stahl collection
Blanche Stillson papers
Collection — Folder S2443
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of an article published in the February 25, 1930 Indianapolis News that was written by Blanche Stillson about two portraits of Dr. and Mrs. C. G. McLean that were given to the Herron Art Institute. The article relates Dr. McLean's background and the history of the McLean Female Institute, a seminary for women in Indianapolis that operated for about 15 years before closing shortly after the U.S. Civil War. The article...
Dates: circa 1930
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Blanche Stillson papers
Gene Stratton-Porter papers
Collection — Folder S1069
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Gene Stratton-Porter and several other materials, ranging from 1902 to 1979, regarding her work as an author, photographer, and filmmaker, in addition to her personal life. The collection includes an undated portrait photograph of Stratton-Porter posing outdoors; an advertisement from Good Housekeeping; a typed copy of an article, "The Old Institution of Home" (1922); and a portrait postcard printed circa 1979.
Ida Strawn Baker collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 1 folder and 7 volumes from Ida Strawn Baker, ranging from 1912 to 1940. The folder contains an undated poem titled, "Black Billy." The 7 volumes are diaries and sketch books of Baker. The diaries include information about Baker’s daily like, business affairs, and various trips to Europe, California, and World War I army camps.
Indiana authors autographs collection
Collection — Folder S1484
Scope and Contents This collection contains items, such as correspondence with librarians, with the autographs of authors and writers in Indiana and the United States collected by the Indiana State Library between 1881 and 1955. Autographs include William Herschell, Zona Gale, Frederick Landis, James Whitcomb Riley, Ethel Arnold Tilden and Charles Dudley Warner.
Indianapolis Matinee Musicale records
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes, programs, memberships lists, treasury reports, correspondence, newspapers, active membership booklets, awards, constitutions, bylaws, photographs and miscellaneous documents from the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale ranging from 1877 to 2017 regarding the organization's purpose and activities.
J. Ottis and Winifred Brady Adams small photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP165
Scope and Contents This collection contains 3 black-and-white photographs reproduced from the Adams Collection at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana on October 20, 1984. The images comprise individual portraits of J. Ottis Adams and Winifred Brady Adams, as well as a photograph of J. Ottis Adams' studio, possibly at the Hermitage in Brookville, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to circa 1927.
Dates: circa 1900-circa 1927
Lottie Lyons Grow collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Christmas greetings ranging from 1937 to 1977 regarding Lottie Lyons Grow's promotion of art. The collection also includes two scrapbooks (V423) with items ranging from 1926 to 1970.
Mary H. Vawter letter
Collection — Folder S2320
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page handwritten letter sent by Mary H. Vawter of Nashville, Brown County, Indiana to Miss Mary E. Schell of the Indiana State Library. Dated June 1947 and sent with two copies of her "little book of poems," the letter mentioned that visitors were welcome and included directions on how to find her home.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Mary H. Vawter letter