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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Indianapolis Public Library architectural drawings

 Collection — Folder OB153
Identifier: OB153
Scope and Contents This collection contains reproductions of architectural drawings and floor plans of the Indianapolis Public Library building.
Dates: undated

Indianapolis Public Library Hilton U. Brown Branch oral history transcripts

Identifier: OH008
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Dates: 1978-1987

Library Art Club of Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S1606
Identifier: S1606
Scope and Contents This collection includes lists of exhibits with notations of where they were sent from the Library Art Club of Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1917 regarding the small exhibits on nature, industrial and fine arts sent to members of the organizaiton, namely Indiana libraries.
Dates: 1916-1917

Logansport-Cass County Public Library bookmobile photographs

 Collection — Folder SP124
Identifier: SP124
Scope and Contents This collection contains 7 black-and-white photographs of the bookmobile from the Logansport-Cass County Public Library in Logansport, Indiana, from 1925 and undated.
Dates: 1925, undated

Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters

 Collection — Folder S283
Identifier: S0283
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from U.S. congressman and senators from Indiana in Washington, D.C. replying to Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt ranging from 1926 to 1935 regarding various bills and legislation regarding libraries, printing, and censuses.
Dates: 1926-1935

Monroe County Library records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2247
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of the early record book of the Monroe County Library. Ranging from 1821 to 1855, the entries include the meeting minutes of the Board of Trustees, treasurer's reports, and bylaws. There is also an undated "Catalog of Books" that lists more than 830 books chronologically by the library's initial catalog numbering system.
Dates: 1821-1855

Nella Huston Lamb family papers, 1882-1964

Identifier: L490
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from members of the Huston, Hopkins, and Lamb families in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma, and other areas throughout the United States and Europe (during World War II). The main correspondents are T.E. Huston, Lou Huston, Joseph Huston, Mial E. Lamb. Some letters are addressed to other family members, but most are to Nella Lamb. The collection includes postcards and greeting cards from 1909 to the 1950s, material regarding the Waveland...
Dates: 1889-1964

Oral history and audio collection

Identifier: L640
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019

Vincennes Public Library scrapbook

 Collection — Folder SP121
Identifier: SP121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, and postcards from the Vincennes Public Library in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1930 regarding local and library events, displays, parade floats, and library programs such as book week and summer reading.One of the photographs shows one of two little girls wearing blackface. They are dressed up as the characters Topsy and Eva from the titular vaudeville play and 1927 film, based loosely on Harriet...
Dates: 1928-1930

Washington Township, Hendricks County, Indiana library record book

 Collection — Folder S2089
Identifier: S2089
Scope and Contents This collection includes the record book of the Washington Township library of Hendricks County, Indiana. Entries range from 1855 to 1880 and record the names of community members and when they returned a borrowed item, listed by a number not by title of book.
Dates: 1855-1880