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Authors -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander S. Dowling volume

 Collection — Volume V294
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1918

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...
Dates: 1951/02

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson 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...
Dates: 1858-1949

Bess Day collection

 Collection — Folder S0343
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1945

Booth Tarkington collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2459
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and from Booth Tarkington from individuals such as Richard F. Ward, Indianapolis journalist Mary Dyer Lemon, the Silberman brothers (art dealers in New York), typescripts of essays and poems, and other miscellaneous documents. There is also an oversize folder with other materials (OB173).
Dates: 1892-1951

Bruce Calvert correspondence

 Collection — Folder S0998
Identifier: S0998
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Bruce Calvert in Pigeon-Roost-in-the-Woods, New Jersey ranging from 1929/09/24 to 1930/09/25 regarding the Indiana State Library's holdings of "The Open Road."
Dates: 1929/09/24-1930/09/25

Charles Major letter

 Collection — Folder S1644
Identifier: S1644
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a short, handwritten letter dated March 27, 1901 and sent by Charles Major to a Miss McCarthy in response to a request for a personal autograph.
Dates: 1901/03/27

Cornelius Mayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L402
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...
Dates: 1628-1944

Donald E. Thompson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L464
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and biographical documents compiled by Donald Thompson for use as sources for the publication of Indiana 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...
Dates: 1960-1991

Dorothy Blake Williams letter

 Collection — Folder S2177
Identifier: S2177
Scope and Contents This collection includes an August 20, 1947 letter written by Dorothy Blake Williams and sent to Mrs. I. J. Good of Indianapolis. Written on the letterhead of the White River Branch of the Women's Society of World Service of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, the four-page handwritten missive was sent with a copy of Mrs. Williams's booklet Intimations of Life in a Parsonage. She mentions Dr. I. [Irby] J. Good and Dr. [John A.] Cummins of Indiana Central...
Dates: 1947/08/20