Authors, American -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Albert E. Wiggam letter
Collection — Folder S1403
Scope and Contents This collection includes Albert E. Wiggam's handwritten letter that he sent to Christopher B. Coleman, Director of the Indiana Historical Bureau. Written from New York and dated May 14th, the letter included page 205 from Wiggam's manuscript for his 1923 book The New Decalogue of Science and was sent circa 1924 to 1926.
Dates: circa 1923-1926
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Albert E. Wiggam letter
Bruce Calvert correspondence
Collection — Folder 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."
Elisabeth Hamilton Friermood collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and research notes regarding Elisabeth H. Friermood’s manuscript, "Doc Dudley's Daughter." Also included is the first draft, last typed copy, and printer's proof of the manuscript.
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...
Indiana Writers' Center records
Dates: 20th century
James Whitcomb Riley portrait print
Collection — Folder OBC028
Scope and Contents This collection includes an oversize portrait print of James Whitcomb Riley, from a photograph with hand-drawn embellishments, that belonged to Theresa Vinton Pierce Krull of Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1917.
Dates: circa 1917
Jessamyn West collection
Collection — Folder S1793
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of two different letters written by Jessamyn West to Reverend Mahin, both were written in 1971. The first letter discusses Jessamyn’s past history, including her childhood and professional work. The second letter is about a visit Jessamyn made to Indianapolis, Indiana and paying for the hotel that she stayed in during that trip.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jessamyn West collection
Lottie Lyons Grow collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, and Christmas greetings ranging from 1937 to 1977 regarding Lottie Lyons Grow's promotion of art. The collection also includes two scrapbooks (V423) with items ranging from 1926 to 1970.
Myrtillus Satterthwaite collection
Collection — Folder OBD003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the galley proof for Hoosier Courtships in the Buggy Days and related advertising materials by Myrtillus Satterthwaite circa 1943. Satterthwaite relates situations he has known (many are recollections of his family) or stories he has heard. The geographical setting of the book is southern Indiana, including Edinburg and Shelbyville, as well as Johnson County, Shelby County, and Jennings County. The book covers more than courtship,...
Dates: circa 1943
Richard Lew Dawson papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Richard Lew Dawson ranging from 1857 to 1921, including: drafts of his larger poetry and essay collections; original handwritten stories, poems and music; editorials and newspaper columns written by Dawson; and advertisements and programs from his speaking engagements. Also included in the collection is a series of newspaper articles regarding the history of the modern calendar, together with Dawson's own homemade perpetual calendar. The correspondence...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Richard Lew Dawson papers