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Caroline Dunn collection 1943-1975

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0390 (Text) 00000105868145 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2014/05/15 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: The first part consists of letters written in 1943 about the War Bond Rally sponsored by Indiana public libaries. This event, called "Books for Bonds," was held at the Murat Theater on October 7, 1943. Indiana authors were invited to appear on stage as guests and speak to the audience. Among those invited were: Miriam Mason Swain, Bloomington; Jean S. Milner, Minister, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis; Margaret E. Bruner, New Castle; Elizabeth Miller Hack, Boggstown; Max Ehrmann, Terre Haute; Paul R. Benson, New Castle; and Ann Weil, Evansville. Some of the letters are regrets that the author is unable to attend. The second part of the collection is a speech by Caroline Dunn entitled "Old Union Cemetery Association Talk, July 13, 1975."A set of letters from Thomas Larkin III regarding the publication "Who's Who in Indiana Politics" is also included.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Caroline Dunn collection, 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: Caroline Dunn was the librarian at the Indiana Historical Society in 1943 when the War Bond Rally by the Indianapolis Public Library was planned.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Caroline Dunn.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana Historical Society.
Indianapolis Public Library.
Murat Theatre (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Authors and publishers.
Savings bonds.
Indiana.
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Genre: Correspondence

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