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Donald F. Carmony papers 1949-1951

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0224 (Text) 00000106657620 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.015 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2014/06/25 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/06/25 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes photocopies from Donald F. Carmony in Bloomington, Indiana ranging from 1949 to 1952 regarding the history of Indiana newspapers, editors and publishers.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Donald F. Carmony 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.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: L570: Indiana State Library collectionS2560: Donald F. Carmony papersS224: Donald F. Carmony papers
Biographical or Historical Data:
Donald Francis Carmony was born in Shelby County, Indiana on January 18, 1910 to to Bert and Golda (Wicker) Carmony. He was the eldest of 4 children and grew up as a farmer, but his parents intended that he be the first in the family to attend college. He received an A.B. degree from Indiana Central College (now University of Indianapolis) in 1929. He married Edith Hogelskamp on April 1, 1934 in Marion County, Indiana, and they had two children. He taught history at Indiana Central College from 1929-1939 and joined the faculty of Indiana University in 1939. He received both an A.M., 1931, and a Ph.D., 1940, from Indiana University. He served as editor of Indiana Magazine of History from 1955-1975 and was chairman of the Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission from 1960-1967. He was a trustee of the Indiana Central College, which awarded him an honorary LL.D. degree in 1966. He directed the South Bend-Mishawaka extension center for 6 years. He taught at Indiana University-Fort Wayne from 1939-1943, and at South Bend from 1944-1950. He taught at Indiana University-Bloomington from 1955 until his retirement in 1980. His wife Edith died in 1991, the year he was awarded the annual Hoosier Historian Award by the Indiana Historical Society. He later married Mary Hiatt Crawford and was awarded the (Indiana University) Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 1994. In 1998 he received his second Sagamore of the Wabash award. He wrote and edited many publications on Indiana history. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He died on February 14, 2005 and is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana."Carmony, Donald". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/06/23."Carmony, Donald". 1940 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/06/23."Carmony, Donald". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/06/23."Carmony, Donald". (1974) In Indiana Authors and their books, 1917-1966. (p. 106). Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. ISLI 16.810 B291I"Carmony, Donald F.". Indianapolis Star. February 16, 2005:B9. Print."Carmony, Donald". Web: Marion County, Indiana, Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Retrieved 2014/06/23."Distinguished service brings honor to seven alumni'. Indiana Alumni Magazine. June/July 1994:9. Print.Naragon, Michael. "Pioneer historian: At 88, he's still publishing". Indiana Alumni Magazine. June/July 1998:52. Print.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Donald F. Carmony on 1985/10.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Authors and publishers > United States > History.
Newspaper publishing > United States > History.

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