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Robert K. Kyle photograph collection, circa 1867-1978

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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 P006 (Text) 60001-13282 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2021/03/29 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2021/03/29 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes photographs from Robert K. Kyle in Indiana ranging from circa 1867 to 1978 regarding Kyle's daily life, family, work, recreational activities, and retirement.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Robert K. Kyle photograph 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: L312: Robert K. Kyle collection OH163: Robert K. Kyle oral history.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Robert Keller Kyle was born to (David) Melvin and Edith Adel (Keller) Kyle on August 11, 1898 in Bourbon, Marshall County, Indiana. Beginning in 1924, Kyle held various newspaper positions in Mishawaka, South Bend, and Indianapolis, including copy editor, news editor, advertising, and copy reader. He was an editor for the Indianapolis Star and would frequently write about Indiana politics. He married Mildred E. Busart, a school teacher, on April 23, 1938 in Marion, Indiana. The couple moved to Culver, Indiana by 1940. Kyle also handled several publicity campaigns, including Glen Hillis for governor, James E. Emmert for attorney general and judge. Kyle served as the head of the Indiana Department of Conservation. Mildred E. Kyle died on May 18, 1976 in Plymouth, Indiana. He died on April 20, 1979 in Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana and was buried in Culver Masonic Cemetery in Culver, Indiana beside his wife. Sources: "Mildred E. Kyle." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed March 29, 2021. "Robert K. Kyle." 1900-1940 United States Federal Censuses. Accessed March 29, 2021. "Robert K. Kyle." Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed March 29, 2021. "Robert K. Kyle." Marion County, Indiana, U.S., Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed March 29, 2021.
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: Kyle, Robert K., 1898-1979.
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.
Indiana. Department of Conservation.
Newspaper editors > Indiana.
Dwellings > Indiana.
Families > Indiana.
Recreation > Indiana.
Indiana > Politics and government.
Indiana > Description and travel.
Culver (Ind.)
Genre: Clippings.

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