Authors -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Volume V294
Scope and Contents This collection includes bound carbon typescripts of three novels, two essays, and seven poems and is dated 1918 on the cover. However, an inscription on the inside cover is dated June 12, 1919, and the preface to "Under the Four" is dated December 28, 1919.This bound collection contains three novels: "Auto-Biography of a Civil War Veteran", about a cadet in military academy who graduates to the Civil War; "Under the Four, or How a Scout Made Good, adventures with the Boy Scouts of...
Collection — Folder 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...
Scope and Contents This collection includes Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his daughter regarding...
Collection — Folder S0343
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and biographical information from various numerous Indiana authors to Bess Day in Anderson, Indiana ranging in 1945 regarding the lives of those authors. The authors who responded to Day's inquiries for information include: Barbara Allee (daughter of author), Fannie B. Blumberg, Kate Gambold (Mrs. John A.) Dyer, Louise Embree, Clotilde Embree Funk, Helen Boyd (Mrs. William Robert) Higgins, Mable Leigh Hunt, Clara Ingram Judson, Ross F. Lockridge, Laura...
Collection — Folder S1644
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 book from various authors in...
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and biographical documents compiled by Donald Thompson for use as sources for the publication ofIndiana Authors and Their Books, 1917-1966 and Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1967-1980. The correspondence and documents range from 1960 to 1987, with the bulk received between 1970 and 1980. The correspondence and documents came from the authors, their families, libraries, universities, and historical societies and include newspaper clippings, photocopies...
Collection — Folder S1818
Scope and Contents This collection includes five letters ranging from March 6, 1951 to October 26, 1951 and written by Dorothy Russo and Donald C. Gallup, curator of the collection of American Literature at Yale University Library, regarding Mrs. Russo’s request for information about Yale’s holdings of manuscripts and letters of Indiana authors from Crawfordsville, Indiana. Russo published Bibliographical Studies of Seven Authors of Crawfordsville, Indiana: Lew and Susan Wallace, Maurice...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between Dr. Irving McKee and the Indiana State Library Reference Department ranging from 1939-1943 regarding reference questions and requests to view items made by McKee while he was conducting research for his 1947 book, "Ben-Hur" Wallace: The Life of General Lew Wallace.
Collection — Folder S1716
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten draft of a review of Frances Palmer's 1959 book, And Four to Grow On. Written by an unknown author, the review notes that the book will be both "entertaining and instructive" to all readers and will have a special appeal to judges, social workers, and others who work with neglected children and adoption placements.