Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Lincoln art collection
Collection — Folder B014
Scope and Contents This collection contains art made in the image of Abraham Lincoln. One pencil drawing is signed "Sorensen."
Dates: 20th century
Alvah Judson Rogers, James Whitcomb Riley sketch
Collection — Folder 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
Charles G. Werner collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of political cartoon drawings from Charles G. Werner in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1963 to 1975 regarding Indianapolis Star political cartoon drawings.
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...
Corydon P. Pierce collection
Collection — Folder S1062
Scope and Contents The first letter, from Corydon P. Pierce is written on March 17, 1863, to his wife, Sarah Pierce, while camped near LaGrange, Tennessee. Corydon describes how he assisted Benjamin Case in digging up his brother Hiram's corpse, and transporting the body to a train. The second letter is written by Angie Glazier of Crown Pointe, Indiana, who was the niece of Corydon P. Pierce. She writes that her uncle was a prisoner in Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, and died shortly after being released...
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
Edward D. Pierre collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, clippings and other ephemera; architectural drawings and blueprints; photographs and photograph albums; scrapbooks and illustration boards from Edward D. Pierre and his architectural firms, Pierre and Wright and Edward D. Pierre and Associates, in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1925 to 1962. The materials cover a surfeit of topics such as Pierre's architectural projects and contests, including the Indiana State Library and Historical...
Dates: circa 1925-1962
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...
Ignatius Brown papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed poems and writings, pencil drawings and official documents from Ignatius Brown and others in Indiana, New Orleans, Louisiana; Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee ranging from 1856 to 1861 and regarding life, Civil War battles, and a vessel clearance from port.There is also an oversize folder containing editions of newspapers including the Weekly Indiana Citizen, the Central Normal News,...
Dates: 1856-1861, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ignatius Brown papers
Indianapolis bird's eye view sketch
Collection — Folder S3476
Scope and Contents This collection contains one drawing of Indianapolis around 1846 featuring Washington Hall.
Dates: circa 1846