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Authors -- Indiana

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 82 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

Alvah Judson Rogers, James Whitcomb Riley sketch

 Collection — Folder S2608
Identifier: S2608
Scope and Contents This collection includes a sketch of James Whitcomb Riley drawn by Alvah Judson Rogers mostly like following his move to Brown County, Indiana in 1940. The pencil drawing depicts Riley in profile wearing his spectacles and is signed A. J. Rogers.
Dates: circa 1940-1960

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

Blanche Stillson papers

 Collection — Folder S2443
Identifier: S2443
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of an article published in the February 25, 1930 Indianapolis News that was written by Blanche Stillson about two portraits of Dr. and Mrs. C. G. McLean that were given to the Herron Art Institute. The article relates Dr. McLean's background and the history of the McLean Female Institute, a seminary for women in Indianapolis that operated for about 15 years before closing shortly after the U.S. Civil War. The article...
Dates: circa 1930

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

Charles R. Williams papers

 Collection — Folder S0772
Identifier: S0772
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter to Louis J. Bailey from Charles R. Williams in Princeton, New Jersey on December 2, 1926 regarding use Williams' poetry in Bailey's publication, his poetry, and an offer to send a copy of his volume of poetry. There is also a volume with handwritten notations detailing the "books in C. R. Williams' Library, April 23, 1901.
Dates: 1901/04/23; 1926/12/02