Libraries -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP122
Scope and Contents This collection includes loose pages of a scrapbook containing photographs and postcards of library buildings and book deposits for the Allen County Public Library and the Gary Public Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 1930 in Gary, as well as Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. There are also a few interior views. Many of the building images are accompanied by a handwritten figure denoting the cost of the building at the time of construction.
Dates: circa 1904-1930
Collection — Folder S2219
Scope and Contents This collection contains material ranging from 1963 to 1967 and undated that was received by Indiana State Librarian Robert McClarren while he served on the resource committee for the Knapp School Libraries Project at Allisonville School in Washington Township, Marion County, Indiana. The material includes correspondence, programs, meeting minutes, reports, blank assessment sheets and other items related to the library project. The collection also includes publications and promotional materials...
Dates: 1963-1967, undated
Collection — Folder S1605
Scope and Contents This collection includes notes, three signed statements, and one letter from Elizabeht Claypool Earl, circa 1929-1931, regarding the important role of public libraries in schools and rural communities. Two of the signed statements are from Indiana Governor Harry G. Leslie and Roy P. Wisehard, superintendant of the Indiana Department of Publlic Instruction, Division of Elementary and High School Inspection.
Dates: circa 1929-1931
Collection — Folder S2973
Collection — Folder S1408
Scope and Contents This collection includes three letters written by Dr. Harvey W. Wiley on the Good Housekeeping Bureau of Foods, Sanitation and Health’s letterhead and sent to staff at the Indiana State Library on January 17, 1927, March 15, 1928, and February 5, 1929. Each letter expresses Dr. Wiley’s thanks for assistance he received regarding a book of poems by M. Louise Chitwood and information about public libraries in Indiana. The collection also includes a copy of a March 20, 1928 letter written by...
Collection — Folder SP159
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white snapshot photographs from Henretta and John Gavin in Indianapolis, Indiana during July 1922 regarding a few sights around the city, including the Indianapolis Public Library Central Branch, a cathedral, and the Sunken Gardens at Garfield Park. There are also photographs of the Gavins and their apartment at Number 7, 720 East 13th Street, as well as their friends, Helen and Clara Felton.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides created by W.H. Bass Photo Company from Allen, Fulton, and Monroe counties in Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to circa 1920 regarding libraries, library stations, and bookmobiles.
Dates: circa 1900-circa 1920
Collection — Folder OB148
Collection — Folder SP123
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs affixed to green board, which may have been part of a photograph album depicting interior and exterior views of multiple public library branches in Indiana from Gary, Vincennes, and Allen County, ranging from circa 1919 to circa 1928. Some handwritten notations on the backs of the photographs indicate the cost of the building.
Dates: circa 1919-circa 1928
Collection — Folder OBC034
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a black-and-white ink drawing with watercolor of the Senate Avenue entrance side of the Indiana State Library and Historical Building at 140 North Senate Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana circa 1932-1933.
Dates: circa 1932-1934