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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/07/31 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/31 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes letters from U.S. congressman and senators from Indiana in Washington, D.C. replying to Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt ranging from 1926 to 1935 regarding various bills and legislation regarding libraries, printing, and censuses.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters, 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: S050: Louis J. Bailey papersL570: Indiana State Library collection
Biographical or Historical Data:
Esther U. McNitt was born March 2, 1887 to James C. and Mary E. McNitt. She was a head librarian in the Division of Indiana History and Archives at the Indiana State Library during the 1920s and 1930s and served on the Indiana Historical Commission (1923-1925). McNitt died on October 1, 1941. Louis J. Bailey (1881-1962) served as the Indiana State Librarian from 1925 to 1935. Bailey served as a consultant in the establishment of the United States National Archives building in Washington, D.C. In 1933, Bailey was granted lifetime membership in the Indiana Library Association (now Indiana Library Federation) and the American Library Association. Beginning in 1929, he served for a time as the president of the National Association of State Libraries. Sources:Items in the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1910. Accessed July 31, 2015. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Accessed July 31, 2015. Indiana State Library. "History of the Library." About the Library. Accessed July 31, 2015. Louis J. Bailey papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Bailey, Louis J. (Louis Jonathan), 1881-1962.
McNitt, Esther U.
Indiana State Library.
Libraries > Indiana.
Library legislation.
United States > Politics and government.
Public libraries.
Genre: Correspondence.

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