Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Christian Schrader collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE017).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
C.M. Sonen woodblock prints
Collection — Folder OB117
Scope and Contents This collection contains woodblock prints created by C. M. Sonen that depict different buildings and scenes in Indiana. Some locations are Westfield, Vincennes, and the Corydon Capitol building. They were created likely between 1920 and 1940.
Dates: circa 1920-circa 1940
Floyd D. Hopper artwork and papers
Scope and Contents The collection is unique in that it includes his early works from his first time at the John Herron Art School (1929-1933) as well as personal journals Hopper kept listing the sales, exhibits, and loans of his artwork during a large portion of his career. The collection also includes exhibit programs and photographs of some of his later works.Oversize items include Hopper's design for a stained glass window to be placed in a library, the design of a library room, a charcoal drawing...
Harry H. Coburn photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
"Sketches from Nature, Libbie Coughlen, St. Mary's Institute" volume
Collection — Volume V064
Scope and Contents This volume contains a number of sketches by Libbie Coughlen in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Vigo County, Indiana from roughly 1864 to 1866 covering a variety of subjects, including scenes at St. Mary-of-the-Woods Institute. Most of the sketches are done using pencil and/or watercolor and focus on landscapes, crosses, flowers, buildings and exercises in perspective. Not all of the sketches are complete and some cover the entire page while some pages have multiple sketches on the same piece of paper....
Walker family collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, various documents, photographs, and memorabilia from the Walker family of New Albany, Indiana. The collection contains Francis Walker's Clermont (Ohio) Academy writings; his and his wife Mary's family correspondence (1851-1913); his correspondence from other Methodist ministers and DePauw University officials (1860s-1910); his and Mary's writings (1848-1901); and some letters and documents of his father, James Walker (1820-1837). The bulk of...
Dates: 1820-1988, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Walker family collection
Warren Central High School mural photographs
Collection — Folder SP098
Scope and Contents This collection includes 24 color photographs taken in Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1950-circa 1960 depicting painted murals in the hallways of Warren Central High School. The images were probably taken in the original building before the completion of a new building in 1960. The murals show scenes of people engaged in various activities, including soldiers, union workers, laborers, farmers, jockeys, pioneers, fur traders, and indigenous people. Most likely, the murals were located in the...
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960
Wilhelmina Seegmiller collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from and about Wilhelmina Seegmiller in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1895 to 1913. Items comprise brief biographical information, obituaries, a review of one of her textbooks and several examples of her creative writing.