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DeForest O'Dell speech 1953/03/16

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1025 (Text) 00000106659642 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/07/13 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/13 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains DeForest O'Dell's paper that he read before the Indianapolis Literary Club on March 16, 1953. The paper is titled, "Indianapolis Newspapers in 1853 and 1953," and it offers an in-depth discussion about Indiana's capitol city newspapers and how and why the publications differed over the century.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
DeForest O'Dell speech, 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:
DeForest O'Dell was born on January 1, 1898 in Atlanta, Georgia to Thomas And Ella O'Dell. He married Caroline Godley (1905-1995) on June 18, 1927 and they had two daughters. He taught journalism at Butler University (1925-1932), worked for the Associated Press, and served as dean of the Drake School of Journalism at New York City (1933-1938). O'Dell was later on the faculty of Western Illinois State Teachers College (1938-1945), and returned to Butler in 1946 as head of the journalism department. During his early years, he was employed by all three Indianapolis newspapers. O'Dell was chairman of the Butler University Journalism Department at the time of his death on June 19, "DE Forest Odell." Web: Marion County, Indiana Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed July 12, 2016. "DE Forest O'Dell." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed July 12, 2016."DeForest O'Dell of Butler Dies." The Indianapolis Star, June 20, "Caroline Godley O'Dell." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 12, 2016.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from DeForest O'Dell in 1953.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: O'Dell, DeForest 1898-1958 > Speeches, addresses, etc.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Newspapers.

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