Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains a June 28, 1895 letter written by James Whitcomb Riley on Denison Hotel stationary and sent to Paul Trevor Payne of Wabash, Indiana regarding a job at the Bowen-Merrill Co. in Indianapolis. Payne was a nephew of Riley's sister, Mary Elizabeth Riley Payne. The envelope, also from the Denison, was addressed by Riley and includes his initials. One other item, an envelope from the Bowen-Merrill Co. postmarked June 20, 1895, was also sent to Paul Payne at Wabash and has a...
Collection — Folder OBC028
Scope and Contents This collection includes an oversize portrait print of James Whitcomb Riley, from a photograph with hand-drawn embellishments, that belonged to Theresa Vinton Pierce Krull of Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1917.
Dates: circa 1917
Collection — Folder OBC176
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Jerome C. Burnett's account, written in 1872, of a trip to Denver Colorado and the Rocky Mountains, which he titled, "Six months in the saddle and camp, or roughing it in the Rockies in 1870.
Collection — Folder S006
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 — Folder S141
Collection — Folder S2404
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a circa 1929 pamphlet containing Ross Alley's poem, "Childhood's Home" and his portait. "Ross Alley, Pioneer Poet and Editor, Ripley County, Indiana, Born April 5, 1834, Died Sept. 8, 1854" is printed on the front of the bifold pamphlet and "Greetings from Mrs. Emma King-Benham, Ross Alley Biographer" is handwritten below the poem on the inside page.
Dates: circa 1929
Collection — Folder S0139
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten letter with and accompanying autograph and poem excerpt and two poems from Sarah T. Bolton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1892, with one undated, regarding marriage, life, toil, and death.
Dates: 1850-1892, undated
Collection — Folder S0219
Scope and Contents This collection includes ten letters from Will Carleton in Brooklyn, New York to Horatio King in Washington, D.C. and to Reverend Frederick E. Hopkins in Hamstead, Long Island, New York and Bridgeport, Connecticut, and one letter from Chauncey M. DePew to Rev. Hopkins ranging from 1883 to 1897 regarding concerning speaking engagements, traveling, printed circulars, and attending praryer meetings.