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Biography -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...

Bess Day collection

 Collection — Folder S0343
Identifier: S0343
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and biographical information from various numerous Indiana authors to Bess Day in Anderson, Indiana ranging in 1945 regarding the lives of those authors. The authors who responded to Day's inquiries for information include: Barbara Allee (daughter of author), Fannie B. Blumberg, Kate Gambold (Mrs. John A.) Dyer, Louise Embree, Clotilde Embree Funk, Helen Boyd (Mrs. William Robert) Higgins, Mable Leigh Hunt, Clara Ingram Judson, Ross F. Lockridge, Laura...

C. Alfred Campbell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Campbell’s correspondence, writings, and material collected for his 1952 paper at the Indianapolis Literary Club on Hoosier humorist Kin Hubbard (d. 1930). Included is Campbell’s correspondence with people who knew Hubbard; copies of articles and clippings on Hubbard; and a copy of Campbell’s paper of Hubbard, "Give Us Back Our Hillbillies." Also included is a small amount of later correspondence on Hubbard.

Citizens Historical Association records

 Collection
Identifier: L321
Scope and Contents This collection includes biographies, minutes of board of directors meetings, financial reports, and correspondence ranging from 1933-1952 regarding the Citizens Historical Association.

Dr. Irving McKee correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1257
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between Dr. Irving McKee and the Indiana State Library Reference Department ranging from 1939-1943 regarding reference questions and requests to view items made by McKee while he was conducting research for his 1947 book, "Ben-Hur" Wallace: The Life of General Lew Wallace.

George T. Williams manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2332
Identifier: S2332
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, 40-page manuscript, including a 4-page addendum, by Dr. George T. Williams in Crawfordsville, Indiana, from 1942, titled "Pioneer Physicians and Surgeons of Montgomery County, Indiana." The manuscript chronicles Montgomery County's earliest physicians, organized by township.

Gideon Stevens biography

 Collection — Folder S0355
Identifier: S0355
Scope and Contents This collection includes a biographical article written by Elba Depue for the Franklin Evening Star in Franklin, Indiana on April 23, 1906 regarding the life of Gideon Stevens, an Indiana pioneer.

Jap Miller pamphlet

 Collection — Folder S3433
Identifier: S3433
Scope and Contents This collection contains one pamphlet about Isaac "Jap" Miller. It was printed around 1931 and contains biographical information written by Jap Miller and a poem written about him by James Whitcomb Riley in 1889.

John Test collection

 Collection — Folder S1298
Identifier: S1298
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from a librarian to Ansel Wold in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 1944, regarding John Test. The letter is accompanied by a biography about John Test written by his son, Charles H. Test.

Joseph A. Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: L183
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Wright in Washington from his family in Rockville (1843-1844); letters from his district regarding local and national politics (1844); letters to Wright as Governor of Indiana regarding appointments, railroad development, the Indiana State Bank, criminal cases, agricultural societies, and politics (1849-1857); letters to him as U.S. Minister to Prussia (1857-1861), including letters from Americans traveling in Europe and letters from American diplomats;...