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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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,...

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.

Reverend James Miller biography

 Collection — Folder S0956
Identifier: S0956
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a 1968 ten page typewritten biography of James Miller of Boone County, Indiana. The biography describes Miller's experiences serving in the Philippines from 1899 to 1901with Company B, 34th Regiment Volunteer Infantry during the Philippine-American War. This military conflict occured following the Spanish-American War of 1898 and its resulting Treaty of Paris that transferred Philippine control from Spain to the United States.

Robert Sanford Foster collection

 Collection — Folder S3337
Identifier: S3337
Scope and Contents This collection includes items pertaining to Robert Sanford Foster, including a three-page, typed biography by Nikki Schofield for the Sons of Union Veterans program at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana on May 27, 2013; a copy of a photograph of Foster in his Union uniform; a plot map of section 15, lot 11 of Crown Hill Cemetery showing the place of internment for the Foster family; two lot internment orders for Clarence M. Foster (1930) and Mary Roberts Foster (1934); and copies of...

Sara Ellis biography

 Collection — Folder S1800
Identifier: S1800
Scope and Contents The main item in this collection is a three-page biography of Sara Catherine Deborah Ellis, the postmistress of Loco, Indiana. The first part of this biography was written by Sara’s sister, Martha Ellis Hopkins; and the second part was written by her nephew, Ellis A. Hopkins. Also included are two envelopes sent by J.B. Ellis.

Schellschmidt family biographies

 Collection — Folder S1911
Identifier: S1911
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three biographies, one of Adolph Schellschmidt, one of Berta Schellschmidt, and one of Emma Schellschmidt. Adolph's biography was cut from an unidentified publication and is dated July 10, 1897; Bertha's and Emma's biographies have both been written in pencil on two pieces of note paper (one sheet to each subject). The two remaining items in the collection are a list of names, places, and amounts, possibly for musical engagements of Adolph Schellschmidt,...

Stephen S. Harding biographical clippings

 Collection — Folder S0587
Identifier: S0587
Scope and Contents This collection includes clippings from Kate Milner Rabb's column from 1928 regarding Stephen S. Harding's letters from 1862 to 1865.

Susan Wallace collection

 Collection — Folder S1352
Identifier: S1352
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, both photocopies as well as four original letters from Susan Wallace ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding the U.S. Civil War, family life, her husband's writing career, and politics. There are also a hand-written biography of Susan E. Wallace, beginning with her birth in 1830, and continuing through 1874 and two newspaper clippings, one from The Inter Ocean (undated) and one labeled Triple...

Theodore Stempfel collection

 Collection — Folder S1246
Identifier: S1246
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 42-page manuscript written by Theodore Stempfel circa 1935 regarding the two German sculptors, Karl Bitter and Rudolf Schwarz, the creators of the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in Indianapolis, Indiana, whom he knew personally. Eberhard Reichmann edited this manuscript for publication in 2002 for publication on the 100th anniversary of the monument's dedication.