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Authors, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Albert J. Beveridge collection

 Collection
Identifier: L016
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Beveridge’s correspondence with John C. Shaffer, publisher of the Chicago Evening Post and the Indianapolis Star and president of a syndicate owning the Indianapolis street railways. Included are letters from Beveridge as Shaffer’s lawyer handling the dissolution of the Indianapolis street railways syndicate (1893) and letters on personal and political matters (1897-1914). The collection also includes Beveridge’s manuscript for his Senate speech on the...

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...

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...

Burton Alva Konkle letters

 Collection — Folder S1327
Identifier: S1327
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Burton Alva Konkle from James Denny, as well as his wife, ranging from 1880 to 1883 regarding teaching positions and everyday life experiences, including political beliefs.

C. Alfred Campbell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Campbell’s correspondence, writings, and material collected for his 1952 paper at the Indianapolis Literary Club on Hoosier humorist Kin Hubbard (d. 1930). Included is Campbell’s correspondence with people who knew Hubbard; copies of articles and clippings on Hubbard; and a copy of Campbell’s paper of Hubbard, "Give Us Back Our Hillbillies." Also included is a small amount of later correspondence on Hubbard.

Clara Masteller papers

 Collection
Identifier: L103
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from authors in the United States and in Germany; photographs; greeting cards and postcards; newspaper clippings ranging from 1903-1957 regarding family history.

Clarence Edward Benadum collection

 Collection — Folder S0101
Identifier: S0101
Scope and Contents The collection contains one typed letter signed by Clarence Edward Benadum sent to Margaret Donnell of the Indiana State Library regarding autographing the library’s copy of Blackshirt.

Constance Fenimore Woolson letter

 Collection — Folder S0213
Identifier: S0213
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Constance Fenimore Woolson in Cairo, Egypt to Catharine Merrill in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 12, 1890 regarding her fondness for Merrill and their time together at Cleveland Female Seminary, her travels in Europe, the Middle East, and Egypt, her former schoolmates in Indianapolis, and her writing.

Frank G. Darlington collection

 Collection
Identifier: L040
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, postcards, calendars, poems, Frank G. Darlington’s thesis, book reviews, pamphlets, programs, and newspaper clippings. The collection contains many papers pertaining to James Whitcomb Riley.

Ida Husted Harper papers

 Collection — Folder S0595
Identifier: S0595
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ida Husted Harper's manuscript, The Associated Work of the Women of Indiana. The handwritten manuscript is 140 pages long and contains 45 chapters that relate information and statistics regarding the many missionary societies, temperance unions, literary clubs, and other organizations managed by women in Indiana up to April 1893. The collection also includes a letter sent by Mrs. Harper to Ed Hawkins regarding the publishing of her...