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The Resource Frank W. Olin collection

Frank W. Olin collection

Label
Frank W. Olin collection, 1835-1957
Title
Frank W. Olin collection
Inclusive dates
1835-1957
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection includes Olin's diaries (1877,1897-1898, 1922-1936, 1938-1939); correspondence, circulars, and reports from organizations with which Olin was associated, including the Indianapolis Commercial Club and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (1902-1920s), the Indianapolis Civic League (1908), the YMCA (1909-1913), the Layman's Missionary Movement and its Indianapolis convention in 1916, the American Rights Committee (1916), and the Indianapolis Home for Aged Women (1921-1935); political papers, including papers relating to the Republican Party in Indianapolis (1900s-1910s), and the Citizen's Non-Partisan Movement (1913); insurance and other business papers, including papers relating to the Indiana Association of Life Underwriters (1908); Olin's business letterbook (late 1880s); and an unpublished literary magazine of the City academy, edited by Olin (1869). Also included are miscellaneous legal and financial documents from LaPorte County (1832-1870s)
Biographical or historical data
Frank W. Olin attended City Academy in Indianapolis (1860s); worked for the Howe Sewing Machine Company in Peru, Miami County (1872-1875) and Indianapolis (1875-1882, 1884-1885); engaged in the typewriter business in Indianapolis (1886-1897); engaged in the life insurance business (1897-1917); involved in establishing the State Automobile Insurance Association (1917), and worked for the association (1917-1941); active in Indianapolis civic organizations.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1853-1941
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Olin, Frank W.
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  • American Rights Committee
  • Citizens' Non-Partisan Movement (Indianpolis, Ind.)
  • Commercial Club (Indianapolis, Ind.)
  • Indiana Association of Life Underwriters
  • Indiana Laymen's Missionary Convention
  • Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce
  • Indianapolis Civic League
  • Indianapolis Home for Aged Women
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • Older women
  • Boards of trade
  • Businessmen
  • Citizens' associations
  • Civic leaders
  • Commercial associations
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Diaries
  • Insurance companies
  • Lay missionaries
  • Life insurance
  • Neutrality
  • Old age homes
  • Political parties
  • Typewriters
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Young Men's Christian associations
  • Indiana
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • LaPorte (Ind.)
Label
Frank W. Olin collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/414
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/16 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/16 by Patrick Ridout
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
20841392
Extent
1.3 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 from Mrs. Frank Olin on 1941/09/30.Additionally, a packet of letters was mailed to the collection in 1957.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn967666545
  • (OCoLC)967666545
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, 1 index card box
Label
Frank W. Olin collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/414
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/16 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/16 by Patrick Ridout
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
20841392
Extent
1.3 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 from Mrs. Frank Olin on 1941/09/30.Additionally, a packet of letters was mailed to the collection in 1957.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn967666545
  • (OCoLC)967666545
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, 1 index card box

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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