Authors, American -- Indiana -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2562
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original manuscript of "Indiana," a book written and published by Jeannette Covert Nolan in 1969. The manuscript includes handwritten copyediting and printer's markups.
Collection — Folder S1793
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of two different letters written by Jessamyn West to Reverend Mahin, both were written in 1971. The first letter discusses Jessamyn’s past history, including her childhood and professional work. The second letter is about a visit Jessamyn made to Indianapolis, Indiana and paying for the hotel that she stayed in during that trip.
Collection — Folder S382
Collection — Folder S527
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper articles, death notices, printed and autographed poems, and autographed, signed letters from various authors in Indiana, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and other locations ranging from 1829-1926 regarding legal cases, speeches, family matters, obituaries and celebrations of war heroes.
Dates: 1829-1926, undated
Collection — Folder S0839
Scope and Contents This collection contains an early version of Kin Hubbard’s drawing of his Abe Martin character printed on photograph paper (circa 1905) and a postcard with the same image used by the Indiana Committee for the Humanities (ICH) for its “Postscript Postcards” promotion regarding grants for Indiana writers (circa 1970s-1980s). The collection also includes a postcard with a version of the Abe Martin cartoon character that Hubbard started drawing in the 1920s and "Christmas Greetings from the...
Dates: circa 1905-1980s
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autobiography of Lara Paul Good, including draft sections. The autobiography, completed in 1967, includes photographs, personal papers, and genealogical records. The autobiography covers the first quarter of Mr. Good's life and family history. The title of the autobiography states it is "part 1," there is no part 2 within the collection. Correspondence with Iva Kittermann is also included.
Collection — Folder S0808
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and a list of "Career Highlights", dated March 21, 1940, sent by Lilian Lauferty to the Indiana Historical Society in response to a request for information about her for a list of Indiana born authors.
Collection — Folder S1404
Scope and Contents This collection contains the typewritten acceptance speech that Lionel Wiggam gave at the Indiana Authors' Day in Bloomington, Indiana on April 8, 1962. Wiggam was given the award for most distinguished book of poetry by a Hoosier author published in 1961 for his book The Land of Unloving. His remarks during his speech were a tribute to the librarians who helped and guided him in his youth.
Scope and Contents This collection includes business papers, family materials and photographs, personal and business correspondence, poetry published in newspapers and magazines, and other materials from Margaret E. Bruner, her family, and other writers, in Indiana and New York ranging from 1865 to 1971, regarding women authors, family matters, poetry, writing, religion, friendship, and the publishing industry.
Collection — Volume V038
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Mary Hannah Krout's book, The Memoirs of Hon. Bernice Pauahi Bishop, published in 1908. Attached to the endpaper in the front of the book is an April 17, 1907 letter sent to Krout from Charles R. Bishop, Bernice Pauahi Bishop's husband, in response to an interest in writing a biography of his wife. Also includes and attached to the inside back cover of the book is a March 18, 1909 letter sent to Krout by Samuel M. Damon...