Authors, American -- Indiana -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Aletha Grace Hawk's letters to her family in Indianapolis, Indiana from Washington D.C. and Europe ranging from 1918 to 1919, describing her work with the American Red Cross and as a volunteer working with wounded servicemen at Walter Reed Hospital, as well as her travels through France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany. The collection also includes Hawk's 1921 letter describing the visit of Marshall Ferdinand Foch to Indianapolis, two letters sent to her...
Collection — Folder S004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Andy Adams in Colorado Springs, Colorado to “my dear boy” on January 28, 1912 regarding Jesse Chisholm and the Chisholm Trail. Adams states that the irony of naming the trail after Chisholm was that he never used that trail to herd cattle.
Dates: 1928 January 12
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and from Booth Tarkington from individuals such as Richard F. Ward, Indianapolis journalist Mary Dyer Lemon, the Silberman brothers (art dealers in New York), typescripts of essays and poems, and other miscellaneous documents. There is also an oversize folder with other materials (OB173).
Collection — Folder S0998
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Bruce Calvert in Pigeon-Roost-in-the-Woods, New Jersey ranging from 1929/09/24 to 1930/09/25 regarding the Indiana State Library's holdings of "The Open Road."
Collection — Folder S1132
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Catherine Beveridge in Indianapolis, Indiana and Beverly Farms from Massachusetts, ranging from 1931/02/03-1932/09/18 regarding her husband Albert's writings, papers, and the Indiana State Library director, Demarchus Brown, and pleasure at the building of a state library.
Collection — Folder S0966
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of documents used by Charles Bruce Millholland to write Limestone Town, an unpublished book he worked on while employed by the Indiana Federal Writers' Project in 1939. The documents range from 1922 to 1937 and contain quarry and mill worker wage scales; United States limestone producing areas data; and union membership, home owners' association, and economic assistance data for Lawrence and Monroe Counties. The collection also includes copies of "Origins of...
Collection — Folder S0772
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter to Louis J. Bailey from Charles R. Williams in Princeton, New Jersey on December 2, 1926 regarding use Williams' poetry in Bailey's publication, his poetry, and an offer to send a copy of his volume of poetry. There is also a volume with handwritten notations detailing the "books in C. R. Williams' Library, April 23, 1901.
Dates: 1901/04/23; 1926/12/02
Collection — Folder S148
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy of a letter from an unknown sender to Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, Massachusetts on December 6, 1922 praising Claude G. Bowers' book, Party Battles of the Jackson Period and two typed, signed letters from Claude G. Bowers to the Indiana State Library regarding his manuscript of "Jefferson and Hamilton" and his research on politicians from 1865-1877.
Collection — Folder S346
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D. A. Rothrock in Bloomington, Indiana on September 18, 1907 regarding additional copies of the proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. Of special note is that the letterhead reads "University of Indiana," instead of Indiana University.
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and research notes regarding Elisabeth H. Friermood’s manuscript, "Doc Dudley's Daughter." Also included is the first draft, last typed copy, and printer's proof of the manuscript.