Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Ambrose P. Stanton letter
Collection — Folder S1833
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a letter written by Ambrose Stanton as Treasurer of the Indianapolis Art Association regarding the purchase of a piece by an Indianapolis artist.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ambrose P. Stanton letter
Barbara Stahl collection
Scope and Contents The Barbara Stahl collection is the first donation of abstract work by a female artist to the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. It comprises 6 cubic feet of material, including clippings, photographs, undergraduate artwork slides, wax paintings on wood panels, screen and intaglio prints, charcoal drawings and mud paintings completed in Caracol, Belize. Also included are exhibition posters, publications and newspaper clippings where Stahl and her work where featured. ...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Barbara Stahl collection
Blanche Stillson papers
Collection — Folder 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
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Blanche Stillson papers
Boston Photogravure Company early Indianapolis scenes prints
Collection — Folder OB065
Scope and Contents This collection contains various reprints from the Indianapolis, Indiana area created by the Boston Photogravure Company in the late 19th century. Subjects include early residents, homes and buildings, advertisements, and other materials.
Dates: circa 1880-1900
Brown County collection
Collection — Folder S1650
Scope and Contents This collection includes a note card with Lottie Lyons Grow's etching of Grassy Creek in Brown County, Indiana printed on the front and a note written inside by Grow to a Mrs. Macdonald dated October 10, 1977. The collection also includes several undated items related to Brown County: a promotional card printed by the Community Club of Nashville with a picture of the "Old Log Jail"; a pamphlet with the poem "In Brown County" by Maude Elizabeth Pate, photographs by Frank M. Hohenberger, and...
Dates: 1977, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Brown County collection
Charles Alexander Lesueur, "Francesco Vigo and John Badolet" drawing
Collection — Folder OB135
Scope and Contents This collection contains a print of drawings of Francis Vigo and John Badollet by Charles Alexander Lesueur created around the 1830s.
Dates: circa 1830
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...
Drawing of young Abraham Lincoln
Collection — Folder OB167
Scope and Contents This collection contains one pencil drawing showing a young Abraham Lincoln in a school house with a map of Lincoln City, Indiana. The drawing is signed, but the artist's signature cannot be deciphered. It was marked for possible publication in February of 1945.
Dates: 1945 February
"Famous American Indians" sheet
Collection — Folder S3428
Scope and Contents This collection contains a sheet entitled "Famous American Indians". On it, there are colorful portraits of several Native Americans from different tribes. On the reverse, there are two columns: "Title" and "Author". Its use is unknown.
Dates: 20th century
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...