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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Leslie E. Werry collection

 Collection — Folder S1385
Identifier: S1385
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers concerning Leslie E. Werry in Hartford City, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1962, regarding his life and medical career. They include a three-page biography by Cecil Beeson, Jr. entitled "Our Doctor," as well as photocopies of a 1957 daily diary written by Leslie E. Werry, and an obituary for his wife, Clara Werry.
Dates: 1919-1962

Lucy Morerod Detraz collection

 Collection — Folder S0357
Identifier: S0357
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated 11-page handwritten biography about Lucy Morerod Detraz by her niece or nephew in Indiana regarding Detraz and the history of Vevay, Switzerland Couny, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1903-1916

Margaret Afflis Johnston collection

 Collection
Identifier: L555
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967

Martha Tilson Amos collection

 Collection — Folder S021
Identifier: S0021
Scope and Contents The collection contains a short biographical sketch of Lowell Mason Tilson written by his daughter, Martha Tilson Amos.
Dates: 1965

Mary H. Krout, The Memoirs of Hon. Bernice Pauabi Bishop volume

 Collection — Volume V038
Identifier: V038
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Mary Hannah Krout's book, The Memoirs of Hon. Bernice Pauahi Bishop, published in 1908. Attached to the endpaper in the front of the book is an April 17, 1907 letter sent to Krout from Charles R. Bishop, Bernice Pauahi Bishop's husband, in response to an interest in writing a biography of his wife. Also includes and attached to the inside back cover of the book is a March 18, 1909 letter sent to Krout by Samuel M. Damon...
Dates: 1907-1909

Musicians research collection

 Collection — Folder S1629
Identifier: S1629
Scope and Contents The letters were written in response to a request for information from Indiana composers. The original request letter is not included, but, based on the answers, must have asked for biographical information, where that person studied music, professional music work, and awards in competitions. Some of the responses include lists of the songs they composed and their publishers. Most of these Hoosier musicians lived in other states. Among the songs listed are cello solos, piano arrangements,...
Dates: 1934-1936

Myron R. Bone collection

 Collection — Folder S2488
Identifier: S2488
Scope and Contents The collection includes three pages from a Purdue University alumni newsletter from Indiana in 1918 regarding interesting accomplishments from alumni. There is also a note from 1974 about Myron R. Bone's life and his family's whereabouts.
Dates: 1918, 1974

Myrtie Barker collection

 Collection
Identifier: L583
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Dates: 1907-1985

North Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S2280
Identifier: S2280
Scope and Contents This collection contains “A History of the North Indiana Conference, Formerly ‘The Wabash Conference’”, written and submitted by conference secretary Alex H. Widney of Rensselaer, Indiana in 1868. The handwritten history was compiled by Widney from “Authentic Papers” and includes a geographical sketch of the North Indiana Conference, historical sketches of the conference sessions from September 1846 to August 1867, a biography of Rev. Samuel W. Widney, a biography of Rev. Thomas Wheat, and an...
Dates: 1857- circa 1918, undated

Pleas E. Greenlee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2388
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of the following speeches given by Pleas E. Greenlee: a July 11, 1934 address before the Democratic candidates for state legislature in Indianapolis; a circa 1935 speech given in Lake County, Indiana; a May 25, 1946 address to the Democratic Editorial Association at their spring meeting; and a February 28, 1948 Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner address given at the Murat Temple in Indianapolis. The collection also includes a typewritten copy of...
Dates: 1934-1948