Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Collection — Folder S1505
Scope and Contents This collection contains a partial copy of American Legion meeting minutes. In the single page item, the Legion secretary, Helen K. Parsley, recorded the successful competition record of the artist, George H. Honig, whose “Nancy Hanks” doll won fifth place at the American Legion National Convention in 1933.
Dates: circa 1933
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and autographed letters from family members, friends and military officers in the United States and other countries from Anthony J. Lauck; greeting and postal cards and telegrams; magazine and newspaper articles event programs; invoices; poems; exhibition catalogs; a Japanese Imperial Army war flag from World War II; and Japanese currency ranging from 1908 to 1980 regarding art and art business, family, personal, religious, and war matters.
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a color landscape drawing by Herman Davis (undated); a drawing of a small street scene by Gaar Williams the appeared in the Chicago Daily News (ca. 1908); a drawing of WWI "doughboy" by Gaar Williams (1918); and a photograph of Gaar Williams (undated). The collection also includes twenty lessons created by Charles Kuhn for an Indianapolis News cartoon course (1934).There are also...
Dates: circa 1908-1934, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE017).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, official and legal documents, photographs and family papers, articles about Cornelius Mayer, and other materials belonging to Mayer ranging from 1628 to 1944 regarding Cornelius Mayer's family, his life and work, including drawing, and family business. There is also heraldic information, complete issues of the publication, Gewerbehalle, a German decorative arts periodical, a German rifle care manual, and a confectioners' recipe...
Collection — Folder S485
Scope and Contents The collection is unique in that it includes his early works from his first time at the John Herron Art School (1929-1933) as well as personal journals Hopper kept listing the sales, exhibits, and loans of his artwork during a large portion of his career. The collection also includes exhibit programs and photographs of some of his later works.Oversize items include Hopper's design for a stained glass window to be placed in a library, the design of a library room, a charcoal drawing...
Collection — Frame A001
Scope and Contents This collection contains a painting of an autumn scene created by Floyd D. Hopper in 1960 for the Indiana State Library Staff Association during a meeting. He later returned to touch up the painting. The painting hung in the staff room at the library for many years before being transferred into the care of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division.