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Alvin F. Harlow letter

Label
Alvin F. Harlow letter, 1951/02
Title
Alvin F. Harlow letter
Inclusive dates
1951/02
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a letter from Alvin F. Harlow to Miss Nellie Coats, a librarian who worked at the Indiana State Library, on February 6, 1951. His letter mentions Cincinnati artist, Laura Fry, who did wood carving, china painting, and furniture design. He comments on the mission furniture fad and the "monstrosities" of the furniture styles of that time period and included a February 2, 1951 news clipping titled, "California Antiques Held Mostly 'Junky'" that quotes a art expert saying that Californians should collect Mission antiques. Mr. Harlow closed his letter by noting he had fond memories of his time living in Indianapolis after graduating from Franklin College in 1899
Biographical or historical data
Alvin Fay Harlow was born on March 10, 1875 at Sedalia, Missouri to John and Annie Harlow. A 1899 graduate of Franklin College (Franklin, Indiana), he became a well-known author of biographies and historical writings. He died at his home in the Bronx, N.Y. on November 17, 1963.Sources:"Alvin Harlow, Author, Dies." The Franklin Evening Star (Franklin, Indiana), November 21, 1963, 1.Findagrave.com. "Alvin Fay Harlow." Find a Grave Index. Accessed December 5, 2016."Noted Franklin Graduate Alvin Harlow dies at 87." The Franklin Evening Star (Franklin, Indiana), November 21, 1963, 2.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1875-1963
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harlow, Alvin F.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harlow, Alvin F.
  • Franklin College (Franklin, Ind.)
  • Antiques
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American
  • Women artists
  • Franklin (Johnson County, Ind.)
  • Franklin County (Ind.)
Label
Alvin F. Harlow letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2157
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/12/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/12/06 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20897529
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana State Library correspondence files.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn974912136
  • (OCoLC)974912136
Terms governing use
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.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Alvin F. Harlow letter
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2157
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/12/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/12/06 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20897529
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana State Library correspondence files.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn974912136
  • (OCoLC)974912136
Terms governing use
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.
Type of unit
1 folder

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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