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Biography -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Asa J. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L368
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Dates: 1901-1973

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. 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,...
Dates: 1844-1923

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...
Dates: 1945

C. Alfred Campbell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of C. Alfred 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.
Dates: 1910-1972

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 to 1952 regarding the Citizens Historical Association.
Dates: 1933-1952

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.
Dates: 1939-1943

Felix Marcus McWhirter collection

 Collection — Folder S1877
Identifier: S1877
Scope and Contents This collection includes "Felix Marcus McWhirter: 'This is My Life,'" a brief biographical sketch written by his wife, Marguerite G. McWhirter (September 1975); photocopies of a computer printout proof for his entry in Who's Who in America signed by Felix McWhirter and dated November 29, 1974; and the tri-fold pamphlet "Condensed Statement of Condition June 30, 1975" for the Peoples Bank and Trust Company.
Dates: 1974-1975

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.
Dates: 1942

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.
Dates: 1813-1906

Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: L209
Scope and Contents This collection includes originals and copies of letters, account books, diaries, journals, accounts of life in prison, military records, minutes of organizations, regimental histories, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, and speeches and printed documents such as commencement programs, business and industrial catalogs, broadsides, maps and pamphlets from citizens in Indiana ranging from 1772 to 1967, undated regarding personal and civic life and business activities. Also included are oversize...
Dates: 1772-1967, undated