Indiana -- Literature and folklore
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1543
Scope and Contents This collection includes various articles about Indiana folklore, beginning with a 10-page manuscript on folk music and ballads, compiled by Herbert Halpert, editor of "Hoosier Folklore," Paul G. Brewster, author of "Ballads and Songs of Indiana," and the Writers Program of the WPA. In a small envelope, there are three poems written by Virginia Scott Miner of Kansas City, Missouri: (1) Chief Pokagon; (2) Heaven is an Orchard; and (3) Indiana Names. A three-page ballad entiled "Martha Hopkins"...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Folklore collection
J. L. Smith manuscript
Collection — Folder S1206
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten and edited manuscript from J. L. Smith in Indiana entitled "Development of Indiana Literature." The manuscript was intended for distribution at the World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois during 1892-1893, but was most likely never printed.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / J. L. Smith manuscript
Meredith Nicholson papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Meredith Nicholson ranging from 1893 to 1942. The correspondence includes original letters sent to Maurice Thompson, Stephen Noland, Louis Bailey, C.B. Coleman, Indiana State Library librarians, and others. The collection also contains photocopies of correspondence between Mr. Nicholson and Charles Scribner's Sons editors Robert Bridges, Maxwell Perkins, John Hall Wheelock, and E.L. Burlingame. The photocopied letters include Nicholson's views on...
Dates: 1893-1942, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Meredith Nicholson papers
Western Association of Writers collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of some of the papers of the Western Association of Writers for the years 1886-1910, with the bulk of the coverage from 1896 to 1899. Included here are the articles of association and bylaws, correspondence between the officers and members (majority of the collection), programs from some of their events, newspaper clippings concerning the WAW, miscellaneous WAW papers which include lists of officers, and miscellaneous pamphlets relating to the organization....
William H. Wade collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes William H. Wade’s correspondence, writing drafts, speeches, news releases and research documentation during his time at the Anderson Herald, ranging from 1949-1971. Also included is correspondence and writing drafts from his son, David L. Wade during 1953-1969. A bulk of the collection consists of Wade’s source material for his “Folklore” column as well as other writing interests and programming within the folklore community. Of note, an 1825...
Dates: 1825-1987, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William H. Wade collection