Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 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
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1850 to 1975 and undated regarding people, buildings, street scenes, illustrations, and events such as Foch Day (November 4, 1921) in Indianapolis, as well as a few shots taken around Indiana.
Dates: circa 1850-1975, undated
Collection — Folder S011
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter (photocopy) from Edmund Albertson to his sister-in-law, Mary Morris of Mount Pleasant, Ohio. In this letter, Albertson discusses his children and family, the weather, a meeting of the Canton Library and the progress of a student who had gone onto college.
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 S0309
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters in English and German, newspaper articles and an issue of the Ford Times from Evelyn Mae Craig and others, including William A. Holman, Filomena Gould, John Macdonald, Susan M. Ostrom, and Wayne Guthrie in Indiana, Toronto, Canada, and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1882 to regarding legislative business, a family tree, local history and personal achievements.
Dates: 1882-1963, undated
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 — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into three folders thus: Folder 1, A-F; Folder 2, G-P; and Folder 3: R-W. Each folders contains the two-page survey forms sent to the Indiana Federation of Art Clubs from public libraries in Indiana. The only document with a date is a letter from the Fayette County Federated Clubs, dated March 29, 1929, which informs Mrs. F. J. Sheehan, Gary, Indiana, that they have "431 prints of famous pictures" in their public library. None of the surveys is dated. The survey...
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 S474
Scope and Contents This collection includes journal articles and photographs from Indiana State Library and other institutions in Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1954 regarding bookmobile and county library service in Indiana.
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