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MSS 001 – Vardine Moore
The Vardine Moore collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of rough drafts and other items from 1951 to 1955.

MSS 002 – Marilyn Durham
The Marilyn Durham collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of rough drafts, newspaper clipping, and other items from 1971 to 1980. 

MSS 003 – Norma Schuessler
The Norma Schuessler collection contains material relating to journalism.  The collection consists of the Washington Post from 1963.

MSS 004 – Ken McCutchan
The Ken McCutchan collection contains material relating to American history, American wars, tri-state history, education, art, and business.  The collection consists of correspondences, journals, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, legal documents, photographs and other items from 1780 to 2002.

MSS 005 – Charles LaFollette
The Charles LaFollette collection contains material relating to American politics.  The collection consists of speeches, correspondences, congressional records, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items from 1942 to 1974.

MSS 006 – Elma Flagler
The Elma Flagler collection contains material relating to education.  The collection consists of a scrapbook of Central High School in Evansville, Ind. from 1919.

MSS 007 – Winfield Denton
The Winfield Denton collection contains material relating to politics and law.  The collection consists of correspondences, newspaper clippings, lecture notes and other items from the 1940's to 1970's.

MSS 008 – Cranford Price
The Cranford Price collection contains material relating to tri-state business and genealogy.  The collection consists of ledgers, journals and other items of a local business in Vanderburgh Co. Ind. from the 1818 to 1879.

MSS 009 – Mary Lue Russler
The Mary Lue Russler collection contains material related to journalism.  The collection consists of the Evansville Press newspaper from 1998.

MSS 010 – African-American Community
The African-American collection contains material related to the tri-state African-American community.  The collection consists of newspaper clippings, journals, biographical information, and other items from 1903 to 1986.

MSS 011 – Charlotte Minnette
The Charlotte Minnette collection contains material relating to literature and charitable organizations.  The collection consists of literary works as well as pamphlets, and other items pertaining to the United Way of Jackson County Michigan from 1971 to 1985.

MSS 012 – Henry Shafer
The Henry Shafer collection contains material relating to tri-state business, Civil War, and travel.  The collection consists of journals, photographs and other items about an undertaker business in Boonville, Ind., grave records of Civil War soldiers, and travel journals from 1879 to 1916.

MSS 013 – James Hilton
The James Hilton collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of a short story in The Atlantic magazine from 1934.

MSS 014 – Sikes-Ranes
The Sikes-Ranes collection contains material relating to advertisement and genealogy.  The collection consists of advertisements, family correspondences and other items about Mt. Vernon Ind. from 1880 to 1940.

MSS 015 – John W. Boehne Jr.
The John W. Boehne Jr. collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of newspaper clippings and an autobiography about John Boehne Jr. from 1972 to 1973.

MSS 016 – John Jennings
The John Jennings collection contains material relating to theatre.  The collection consists of correspondences, sheet music, and lyrics for the musical Riverwind from 1962 to 1973.

MSS 017 – George F. Martin
The George Martin collection contains material relating to tri-state business.  The collection consists of correspondences, photographs and memoirs about the Evansville Radio Lab and Polar Bear Co. businesses from 1920 to 1975.

MSS 018 – Evansville Suburban & Newburgh Railway Co.
The Evansville Suburban & Newburgh Railway Co. collection contains material relating to transportation.  The collection consists of minutes, correspondences, photographs, stocks, and other items about the E. S. & N. Railway Co. in Evansville, Ind. from 1876 to 1950.

MSS 019 – Mary Reid Gregg
The Mary Gregg collection contains material relating to poetry.  The collection consists of poems, correspondences, and other items from 1970 to 1976.

MSS 020 – Jewish-Israel Community
The Jewish-Israel collection contains material relating to religion.  The collection consists of publications, photographs, and other items about the Jewish community in Evansville, Ind. from 1959 to 1976.

MSS 021 – Evansville Courier
The Evansville Courier collection contains material relating to journalism.  The collection consists of history of news from 1891.

MSS 022 – John Doane
The John Doane collection contains material relating to local history and photography.  The collection consists of glass plate negatives, flexible negatives, photographs, and other items about Evansville, Ind. and the tri-state region from ***.

MSS 023 – Tyler Mitchell
The Tyler Mitchell collection contains material relating to World War II.  The collection consists of a German postcard of Adolf Hitler and the Decatur newspaper from the 1930 to 1945.

MSS 024 – John Kime
The John Kime collection contains material relating to tri-state business and medicine.  The collection consists of an account ledger for Dr. Kime's medical practice in Pike County, Indiana for 1875.

MSS 025 – George S. Clifford
The George Clifford collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of a biography of George Clifford from 1927.

MSS 026 – Joan Marchand
The Joan Marchand collection contains material relating to photography.  The collection consists of photographs and negatives of Evansville, Ind. from 1978 to 1982.

MSS 027 - Zehner
The Zehner collection contains material relating to World War II.  The collection consists of the Erk & Schumacher families war ration books from the 1940's.

MSS 028 – Philip E. Thomas
The Philip Thomas collection contains material relating to World War II.  The collection consists of the Kiely & Edmond families war ration books from the 1940's.

MSS 029 – A. J. Kinne
The A. J. Kinne collection contains material relating to American history.  The collection consists of letters that discuss slavery, politics and the economy from 1855 to 1860.

MSS 030 – Evansville Churches
The Evansville Churches collection contains material relating to religion.  The collection consists of papers, publications, and other items about the First Christian Church, Zion Evangelical Church, Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church, Zion Baptist Church, and  Bethel Baptist Church from 1867 to 1980.

MSS 031 – Hamlin E. Robinson
The Hamlin Robinson collection contains material relating to journalism.  The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings of Circles Round the "Hub" from 1867 to 1868.

MSS 032 – Inez Lysle Johnson
The Inez Lysle Johnson collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of a scrapbook and other items from 1958 to 1963.

MSS 033 – Chris Nix
The Chris Nix collection contains material relating to World War II.  The collection consists of a personal memoir and DVD about World War II from 1944 to 1946.

MSS 035 – John G. Neihardt
The John Neihardt collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of original poetry.

MSS 036 – Thomas J. Morton
The Thomas Morton collection contains material relating to tri-state business.  The collection consists of minutes, legal documents, and other items about the Evansville Manufactures & Employees Association from 1933 to 1969.

MSS 037 – Richard E. Meier
The Richard Meier collection contains material relating to tri-state banking.  The collection consists of correspondences, newspaper clippings, research notes, and other items about the history of banking in Evansville, Ind. from 1834 to 1978.

MSS 038 – Ruth Kishline
The Ruth Kishline collection contains material relating to art and fashion.  The collection consists of advertisement layouts, fashion sketches, clothing patterns, newspaper clippings, and other items from the 1931 to 1993.

MSS 039 – American Association of University Women (AAUW)
The AAUW collection contains material relating to education and non-profit organizations.  The collection consists of scrapbooks, minutes, booklets, and other items about the AAUW in Evansville, Ind. from 1923 to 2009.

MSS 040 – Mesker Steel Co.
The Mesker Steel Co. collection contains material relating to architecture and business.  The collection consists of catalogs, ledgers, documents, correspondence, and other items about George & Elizabeth Mesker and the Mesker Steel Co. in Evansville, Ind. from 1897 to 1948.

MSS 041 – Mead Johnson Co.
The Mead Johnson Co. collection contains material relating to medicine, nutrition, and business.  The collection consists of product samples, papers, correspondences, memos, and other items about research, products, and the Mead Johnson Co. in Evansville, Ind. from 1898 to 1998.

MSS 042 – Azza Harrison
The Azza Harrison collection contains material relating to Indiana history.  The collection consists of a land grant for Indiana from 1866.

MSS 043 – Ohio River Lock & Dam Logs
The Ohio River Lock & Dam Logs collection contains material relating to the Ohio River and the Tri-State area.  The collection consists of traffic and operational logs for the Addison, Ky., Leavenworth, In. and #43 locks from 1927 to 1972.

MSS 044 – Herbert Asbury
The Herbert Asbury collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of The American Mercury publication from 1926.

MSS 045 – Visiting Nurse Association of South West Indiana
The Visiting Nurse Association of S. W. Indiana collection contains material relating to medicine and nursing.  The collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items relating to nursing in Evansville, Ind. from 1926 to 1971.

MSS 046 – Viele-Williams
The Viele-Williams Collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, biographical data, and other items about the Viele family from 1856 to 1963.

MSS 047 – Quentin E. Davis
The collection of Quentin Davis contains material relating to transportation.  The collection consists of photographs of the demolition of the L. & N. Railroad Station in Evansville, Ind. in 1985.

MSS 048 – Wallace Wardner
The collection of Wallace Wardner contains material relating to the Civil Rights in America.  The collection consists of newspaper and magazine articles from around the country, and other items from 1947 to 1974.

MSS 049 – George W. Curtis
The George Curtis collection contains material relating to law and criminal justice.  The collection consists of correspondences, receipts, memos, legal documents, and other items from 1890 to 1913.

MSS 050 – Hoai Bao (Hoosier Hope)
The Hoai-bao collection contains material relating to Indochinese refugees.  The collection consists of newsletters put out by the Indiana State Dept. of Public Welfare Indochinese Resettlement Assistance Office from 1976-1977.

MSS 051 – Kanwal Prakash Singh
The collection of Kanwal P. Singh contains material relating to Abraham Lincoln and state parks.  The collection consists of material about the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Indiana from 1974.

MSS 052 – D. A. Posey
The collection of D. A. Posey contains material relating to business.  The collection consists of an account ledger from 1898 to 1905.

MSS 053 – Nelle Merrill
The collection of Nelle Merrill contains material relating to art.  The collection consists of copper etchings, copper plates, sketches, watercolors, and other items by Nelle Merrill from 1925 to 1977.

MSS 054 – Sadelle Berger
The collection of Sadelle Berger contains material relating to radio/communication and unions.  The collection consists of typed radio program scripts about the UE-CIO union in Evansville, Ind. from 1949 to 1984.

MSS 055 – W. Mack Saunders
The W. Mack Saunders collection contains material relating to engineering.  The collection consists of correspondences, photographs, publications, and other items about construction projects in Evansville, Ind. from the 1899 to 1952.

MSS 056 – Helen Wallace
The collection of Helen Wallace contains material relating to art, fashion, & journalism.  The collection consists of fashion sketches, clippings, and photographs from the 1920's.

MSS 057 – Radical Party
The Radical Party collection contains material relating to politics.  The collection consists of pamphlets, government documents, magazine clippings, and other material on Communism, Socialism, and Fascism in America and Europe from 1913 to 1963.

MSS 058 – John Kohl
The John Kohl collection contains material relating to the Civil War and law.  The collection consists of legal documents, records, and other items about the Civil War in America from 1864 to 1930's.

MSS 059 – Martha Elmendorf
The collection of Martha Elmendorf contains material relating to education.  The collection consists of the Evansville High School Annual yearbook from 1909.

MSS 060 – Whittmer Family
The Whittmer family collection contains material relating to photography.  The collection consists of photographs from Evansville, Ind. in the late 1880's to early 1900's.

MSS 061 – Florita Eichel
The Florita Eichel Collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items from 1887-1978.

MSS 062 – Henry Peckinpaugh
The Henry Peckinpaugh collection contains material relating to the Civil War and genealogy.  The collection consists of correspondences, photographs, and other items from 1860 to 1910.

MSS 063 – Vanderburgh County Democratic Party
The Vanderburgh Co. Democratic Party collection contains material relating to politics.  The collection consists of newspaper clippings, campaign material and other items relating to the Democratic campaign in Indiana in 1974.

MSS 064 – Carl Krause
The Carl Krause collection contains material relating to engineering.  The collection consists of patents, workbooks, research materials, and other items on various engineering topics from 1868 to 1949.

MSS 065 – Raintree Girl Scout Council
The Raintree Girl Scout Council collection contains material relating to charitable organizations.  The collection consists of the Bicentennial Bulletin from 1974 to 1976.

MSS 067 – Leah Bodine Drake
The Leah Bodine Drake collection contains material relating to poetry.  The collection consists of original poetry, newspaper clippings, and other items from 1941 to 1965.

MSS 068 – Isaac Lyon
The Isaac Lyon collection contains material relating to politics.  The collection consists of a reproduction photograph and a letter from John Q. Adams to Isaac Lyon from 1831.

MSS 069 – Arthur Rohner
The Arthur Rohner collection contains material relating to genealogy and tri-state German heritage.  The collection consists of the Rohner family genealogy and the Evansville Volksbote newspaper from 1851 and 1852.

MSS 071 – Westwood Garden Club
The Westwood Garden Club collection contains material relating to social organizations.  The collection consists of minutes, photographs, scrapbooks, and other items about the Westwood Garden Club in Evansville, Ind. from 1957-2000.

MSS 072 – Anne E. Burleigh
The Anne E. Burleigh collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of a rough draft of her book, John Adams from 1968. 

MSS 073 – Edith Elliot Long
The Edith Long collection contains material relating to art, Civil War, and journalism.  The collection consists of research material, photographs, magazines, newspapers and other items from 1861 to 1943.

MSS 074 – Theodore Dreiser
The Theodore Dreiser collection contains material relating to literature.  The collection consists of a letter from Theodore Dreiser to a Mr. Cook [sic] from 1919.

MSS 075 – Calvin Malinger
The Calvin Malinger collection contains material relating to art.  The collection consists of two paintings from 1981 and 1987. 

MSS 076 – Blount/Burch Plow Works, Inc.
The Blount/Burch Plow Works, Inc. collection contains material relating to tri-state business and farming.  The collection consists of a catalog, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items relating to the Burch Plow Works and Blount Plow Works companies in Evansville, Ind. from 1940 to 1978.

MSS 079 – League of Women Voters of Southwest Indiana
The League of Women Voters of S. W. Indiana collection contains material relating to politics.  The collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, recipes, and other about the "Political Hash" cookbook in 1975.

MSS 081 – Ruminer Family
The Ruminer Family collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of photographs, correspondences, invoices, and other items about the Ruminer family from 1865 to 1927.

MSS 082 – Women Community Leaders
The Women Community Leaders collection contains material relating to tri-state organizations.  The collection consists of newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, and other items about the Recognition Heritage Award from 1975-1977.

MSS 083 – Arthur M. Stephens
The Arthur M. Stephens collection contains material relating to transportation.  The collection consists of correspondences, memos, transportation documents, and other items about the interstate commerce commission from 1929 to 1969.

MSS 085 – Roche Laboratories
The Roche Laboratories collection contains material relating to medicine and psychology.  The collection consists of portfolios created by the Roche Laboratories of men who worked with the mentally and criminally insane as well as those who established hospitals and regulations for dealing with insanity.

MSS 086 – Union Christian College
The Union Christian College collection contains material relating to religion.  The collection consists of microfilm copies of minutes, journals, catalogues, and other items about the Union Christian College in Merom, Ind. from 1863 to 1923.

MSS 087 – Fred Cavinder
The Fred Cavinder collection contains material relating to photography.  The collection consists of photographs, correspondences, and articles about a tri-state photography project for Star Magazine in 1975. 

MSS 088 – Noel Baum
The Noel Baum collection contains material related to engineering and photography.  The collection consists of photographs, documents, maps, and other items about the Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Company (SIGECO) in Evansville, Ind. from 1929 to 1956.

MSS 089 – Clifford Shopbell
The Clifford Shopbell collection contains material relating to business.  The collection consists of photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other items about businesses in Princeton, Ind. from 1883-1967.

MSS 090 – Harbard DeBruler
The Harbard DeBruler collection contains material relating to business.  The collection consists of an account ledger from a general goods store in Petersburg, Ind. from 1838-1841.

MSS 091 – Oramay Cluthe-Eades
The Oramay Cluthe-Eades collection contains material relating to genealogy.  The collection consists of photographs, letters, scrapbooks, and other items about the Cluthe and Eades families from 1882 to 1969.

 

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