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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1625 (Text) 00000106662026 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/08/17 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/17 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes a typed, signed letter from Fannie Burgheim Blumberg in Terre Haute, Indiana on 1933/10/26 regarding books she has written and donations to the Indiana State Library.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Fannie Burgheim Blumberg 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.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Fannie Louise Burgheim Blumberg was born to Louis and Rachel Heims Burgheim in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 11, 1894 and was an only child. She married Benjamin Blumberg on August 16, 1916, with whom she had four children: Morris, Rachel, Teressa and Gretchen. They also sheltered children who were refugees from Nazi Germany. She wrote for children, including "The First Circus", a short story; "The Wishing Well," a serial; "The Peace Fiddler," originally donated to Sarah Scott Junior High School (Terre Haute, Indiana) for a fundraiser, and the Roweena Series, beginning with "Roweena, Teena and Tot". She was also an artist, working in watercolors, oils and pseudo-oils, and her works are in galleries and museums throughout the United States. She and Benjamin established an art center at DePauw University, Indiana and funds for Blumberg Halls at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.Fannie died July 9, 1964 and is buried in the family mausoleum in Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Indiana.Information found within the collection."Blumberg, Fannie Burgheim". (1974). in Indiana authors and their books, 1917-1966. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College. (p. 58). Print. ISLI 016.810 B219I SUPP. 1917-66"Blumberg, Fannie Louise Burgheim". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/08/17.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division in 1933.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana State Library.
Authors, American > Indiana > 19th century.
Authors, American > Indiana > 20th century.
Terre Haute (Ind.)
Genre: Correspondence.

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