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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0023 (Text) 00000105866396 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004/12 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/29 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a photocopy of a typed document entitled "Tales of a Wayside Tavern: A Few Yarns Spun by Bige Hatfield written by Carl Anderson in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, undated, regarding the Lewis House inn and the stories told there by "Bige Hatfield" during the early 20th century.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Carl Anderson papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Carl Anderson was born September 1, 1875 in Brooklyn, Indiana, the son of John Wesley and Lide (Spaulding) Anderson. He spent his formative years in Spencer, Indiana and later attended DePauw University. Anderson worked as a chalk talk artist and was the author of several books. Anderson married Frances B. King on July 27, 1904 in Owen County, Indiana. In November of 1913, he and Frances founded and edited the Owen Leader newspaper, which he maintained control of until 1939, when he sold the publication. He died on May 25, 1943 in Spencer, Indiana, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery. Sources: Former Spencer Publisher Dead. Indianapolis News, May 27, 1943, Part 2, p.8, c. 2. "King, Frances B." Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1809-1941. Retrieved 2015/07/29.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Wade Allbritten on 1967/08/17.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Authors and publishers > Indiana.
Folklore > Indiana.
Taverns (Inns) > Indiana.
Owen County (Ind.)

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