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Indiana Society of Chicago collection 1939

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1583 (Text) 00000106357866 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 aids completed 2018/9/20 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
There are three items in this collection: (1) card listing 1939-1940 officers; (2) letter dated November 7, 1939, from Chester W. Cleveland, secretary of the Indiana Society, to Christopher B. Coleman; and (3) an Application for Membership. The letter invited Mr. Coleman to join the Society and attend the 28th annual dinner in the Palmer House on December 16. At the dinner, the cadets of Culver Military Academy and the Purdue University Glee Club would be performing. The guest of honor was Honorable Paul V. McNutt. Irene Dunne, screen star, was the only female guest. The attendance at the dinner was limited to 600 and cost $12.50. The annual dues were $7.50.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Indiana Society of Chicago 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:
Chester W. Cleveland was the secretary of the Indiana Society of Chicago, located at 35 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, in 1939. The Society was organized in 1905. Membership was "restricted to those Hoosiers who have gained prominence and distinction in one field or another."
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
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: Indiana > Societies and clubs.

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