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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Alvah Judson Rogers, James Whitcomb Riley sketch

 Collection — Folder S2608
Identifier: S2608
Scope and Contents This collection includes a sketch of James Whitcomb Riley drawn by Alvah Judson Rogers mostly like following his move to Brown County, Indiana in 1940. The pencil drawing depicts Riley in profile wearing his spectacles and is signed A. J. Rogers.
Dates: circa 1940-1960

Alvin F. Harlow letter

 Collection — Folder S0591
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1951/02

American Legion collection

 Collection — Folder S1505
Identifier: 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

Anthony J. Lauck papers

 Collection
Identifier: L088
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from family members, friends and military officers in the United States and other countries to Anthony J. Lauck; greeting and postcards and telegrams; magazine and newspaper articles; event programs; invoices; poems; exhibition catalogs; from World War II; and Japanese currency (a 10 note), ranging from 1908 to 1980 regarding art and art business, family, personal, religious, and war matters.There is also a Japanese Imperial Army war flag circa 1941...
Dates: 1908-1980

Blanche Stillson papers

 Collection — Folder S2443
Identifier: 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

Charles H. Kuhn collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0792
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

Christian Schrader collection

 Collection
Identifier: L573
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...
Dates: 1842-1987

Cornelius Mayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L402
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...
Dates: 1628-1944

Evelynne Mess, "Adirondack Trail" etching

 Collection — Folder S2826
Identifier: S2826
Scope and Contents This collection includes one etching created by Evelynne Mess in 1946 depicting the Adirondack Trail in the Northeast United States.
Dates: 1946

Ezra Winter letter

 Collection — Folder S0485
Identifier: S0485
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Ezra Winter in New York City, New York dated Feburary 1, 1932 regarding the return of a book he had borrowed from the Indiana State Library.
Dates: 1932/02/01