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Indiana writers bibliography collection 1896-1914

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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 S1595 (Text) 1595001-106574 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.04 Cubic feet 4 folders

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing 2016/03/17 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/17 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. Reprocessed and EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/06 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes catalogs, bibiliographies, book lists, correspondence, notes and survey forms for local authors by county collected by the Indiana State Library and compiled by public libraries, librarians, and private individuals in Indiana ranging from 1878 to 1914 regarding authors from around the state of Indiana. The correspondence is largely that of State Librarian William E. Henry. Miscellaneous materials include clippings, notes, government documents on copyright, press notices and circulars.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana writers bibliography 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.
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 collection
Biographical or Historical Data:
Indiana State Librarian William E. Henry conducted an inquiry of Indiana authors around the state, requesting information from librarians, literary clubs, publishers, and private individuals regarding Hoosier writers in 1896-1897. He even sent out survey forms for information on authors from the state's 92 counties.Sources:Items in the collection.
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: Henry, William E. (William Elmer), 1857-1936.
McNitt, Esther U.
Authors and publishers > United States > History.
Authors, American > Indiana > 19th century.
Authors, American > Indiana > 20th century.
Collection management (Libraries)
Librarians > Indiana.
Genre: Correspondence.

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