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The Resource Flora Gardiner Kling collection

Flora Gardiner Kling collection

Label
Flora Gardiner Kling collection, 1886-1938
Title
Flora Gardiner Kling collection
Inclusive dates
1886-1938
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection includes letters to Kling, principally from the period 1900-1935, from writers, poets, illustrators, and musicians responding to her letters about their work, and to her requests for examples of their bookplates; correspondence regarding her collection of bookplates, particularly with other bookplate collectors; and her bookplate collection.Correspondence included:Louis Adamic, George Ade, Ambrose Bierce, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Richard Harding Davis, Theodore Dreiser, Thomas A Edison, Max Ehrmann, Charles W Fairbanks, Hamlin Garland, Rube Goldberg, Clara E Laughlin, George Barr McCutcheon, John T McCutcheon, Meredith Nicholson, Will Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford
Biographical or historical data
Flora Gardiner Kling was born in 1858. She lived in Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, in 1900. She was 42 years old and her husband Henry was 38. Flora's mother Mary Gardiner, age 81, lived with them. In 1930, they lived at 812 Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon. Henry, age 69, was a clerk at Can City. Flora was 72 years old. In 1939, Flora and Henry lived in the Protestant Home for the Aged in Evansville, Indiana. She died on March 22, 1940 and is buried at the Locust Hill Cemetery in Evansville, Indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1858-
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Kling, Flora Gardiner
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  • Adamic, Louis
  • Ade, George
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • Twain, Mark
  • Davis, Richard Harding
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Ehrmann, Max
  • Fairbanks, Charles W.
  • Garland, Hamlin
  • Goldberg, Rube
  • Laughlin, Clara E.
  • McCutcheon, George Barr
  • McCutcheon, John T.
  • Nicholson, Meredith
  • Pickford, Mary
  • Rogers, Will
  • Taft, William H.
  • Bookplates
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Authors, American
  • Illustrators
  • Musicians
  • Poets, American
  • Adamic, Louis
  • Ade, George
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • Davis, Richard Harding
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Edison, Thomas A.
  • Ehrmann, Max
  • Fairbanks, Charles W.
  • Garland, Hamlin
  • Goldberg, Rube
  • Laughlin, Clara E.
  • McCutcheon, George Barr
  • McCutcheon, John T.
  • Nicholson, Meredith
  • Twain, Mark
  • Authors, American
  • Bookplates
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Illustrators
  • Musicians
  • Poets, American
  • Indiana
Label
Flora Gardiner Kling collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/465
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed on 2016/02/10 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/10 by Patrick Ridout
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
17541371
Extent
2.0 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 donation in 1939 from Louise M. Husband.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247173761
  • (OCoLC)247173761
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
3 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes
Label
Flora Gardiner Kling collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/465
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed on 2016/02/10 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/10 by Patrick Ridout
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
17541371
Extent
2.0 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 donation in 1939 from Louise M. Husband.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247173761
  • (OCoLC)247173761
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
3 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes

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