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Indiana Teachers and Young People's Reading Circle collection 1894-1917

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1591 (Text) 00000106178460 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 2016/03/31 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a membership card for Estella Baker for the year 1894, and a diploma for Ruby Widener dated 1901. The other papers are minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors and reports by the manager. There are several lists of children's books and their publishers, with grade levels noted.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana Teachers and Young People's Reading Circle 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:
The Young People's Reading Circle offered certificates to Indiana students who completed the course of reading prescibed by the Board of Directors. In 1915, the manager was J. H. Stahl, located at 615 Lemcke Building, Indianapolis. Mr. Stahl itemized expenses for sending out books to the schools. He listed the paid publishers and the number of books sold by title. The Board of Directors of the Teachers and Young People's Reading Circle kept minutes of their meetings and recorded net profits from 1911 through 1915.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from an unknown donor on an unknown date.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Baker, Estella.
Widener, Ruby.
Education > Indiana.
Genre: Diplomas.
Membership cards.

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