The Resource Emma Lou Thornbrough collection

Emma Lou Thornbrough collection

Label
Emma Lou Thornbrough collection, circa 1961
Title
Emma Lou Thornbrough collection
Inclusive dates
circa 1961
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a 50-page, typed "Bibliographical Essay" listing "the most significant materials, published and unpublished, for the study of the history of Indiana for the period from 1850 to 1880." (page 1). She includes resources in the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society Library, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Indiana State Archives, as well as government documents, newspapers, county and city histories, and other secondary sources. Beginning on page 24, Emma Lou lists publications based on topics, such as: political history (p. 24-28); Civil War (p. 28-33); economic history (p. 33-38); railroads and transportation (p. 38-40); population changes (p. 40-41); and other subjects. The resources have complete citations with publisher, year of publication, and page numbers where appropriate. The most recent date is 1961
Biographical or historical data
Emma Lou Thornbrough (1913-1994) was a teacher, scholar, and author. She graduated from Shortridge High School, Butler University, and the University of Michigan. From 1946-1983, Dr. Thornbrough was professor of history at Butler University. She was an authority on African-American history, as well as the history of Indiana in the Civil War. On January 22, 1995, Butler University held "A Celebration of the life of Emma Lou Thornbrough" in Robertson Hall with tributes from five people.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thornbrough, Emma Lou
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  • Indiana
  • Indiana
Label
Emma Lou Thornbrough collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2875
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/8/31 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection is arranged as paginated.
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
21268960
Extent
0.01 Cubic ft.
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 donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)1006508053
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
Emma Lou Thornbrough collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2875
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed 2017/8/31 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield
Arrangement
This collection is arranged as paginated.
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
21268960
Extent
0.01 Cubic ft.
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 donation.
System control number
(OCoLC)1006508053
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

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