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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

C. Earl Suffrins blank book

Identifier: V261
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a "Blank Book" manufactured by the William B. Burford Company of Indianapolis, Indiana and used by C. Earl Suffrins starting on February 7, 1905 to record the books that he had read by a number of authors. Much of the volume is empty, but in the back there are several handwritten pages of notes written by his father, Charles A. Suffrin, about his "Life Story." Also tucked in the back cover are a few more handwritten notes, one with gardening directions and two with...
Dates: 1905 and undated

Harold F. Brigham papers

Identifier: L282
Scope and Contents This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in...
Dates: 1899-1967

Henry M. Dowling journal

 Collection — Folder S2415
Identifier: S2415
Scope and Contents This collection includes Henry McCabe Dowling's pocket-size journal containing entries ranging from 1822 to 1824. The journal has a few personal entries including one that mentions the death of a Rev. George W. Snyder on January 3, 1824, but the bulk of the volume contains notes regarding the writings of Horace, Dr. Johnson, John Locke, Milton, Virgil, and others. Several entries are in Latin with accompanying English translations and there is a list of months of the year and days of the week...
Dates: 1822-1823, 1849

"Literary Curiosity" poem

 Collection — Folder S2002
Identifier: S2002
Scope and Contents The poem entitled "Literary Curiosity," is an unfavorable poem written about women by an unknown poet circa 1900s.
Dates: 1900s

Literary Thresher periodical

 Collection — Folder S1609
Identifier: S1609
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a handwritten periodical entitled, Literary Thresher, volume 1, issue 1, from Walnut Ridge, Rush County, Indiana presumably during the late 1800s, regarding literary critique and interests, purchase of the periodical, editorials, and the reasoning behind the publication's name.
Dates: circa 1875?

Mrs. Demarchus C. Brown collection

 Collection — Folder S2879
Identifier: S2879
Scope and Contents This collection contains one undated promotional brochure entitled “Literature and Travel Talks,” inviting bookings of talks “suitable for Clubs, Classes or Schools.” The listing of available topics is organized under three categories: art and travel talks, masters of world literature, and miscellaneous subjects. Handwritten notes seem to pertain to assorted topics, e.g. Spain, Pillars of Hercules, American drama.
Dates: undated

Reading and recitation booklet

 Collection — Folder S1907
Identifier: S1907
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a bound notepad of 27 pages containing typed copies of poems, monologues, and short essays frequently used for reading and recitation activities circa 1890-1910. The following works are part of the collection: "Poor Little Joe" by David Law Proudfit; "Pain in a Pleasure Boat" by Thomas Hood; "Peter Sorgum in Love: A Capital Yankee Story" by Alf Burnett; "Home Again" by unknown author; "Uncle Pete and Marse George" by unknown author; "Mrs. Britzenhoeffer's Trouble" by...
Dates: circa 1890-1910