The Resource George A. Schumacher papers

George A. Schumacher papers

Label
George A. Schumacher papers, 1873-1968
Title
George A. Schumacher papers
Inclusive dates
1873-1968
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains George A. Schumacher's research papers regarding Indiana author, Maurice Thompson. The collection includes typewritten copies of brief reviews and resumes regarding Thompson's writings that appeared in newspapers and magazines ranging from 1873 to 1901; typewritten copies of forty-two letters sent by Thompson to the poet, Paul Hamilton Hayne, from the Duke University Library's Paul Hamilton Hayne collection (1874-1887); bibliographic material used by Schumacher for his book Maurice Thompson: Archer and Author (circa 1968); and a chronological list of Maurice Thompson's writings (undated)
Biographical or historical data
George A. Schumacher was born on June 16, 1904 in Indianapolis, Indiana to William and Sophia Schumacher. He was a graduate of Shortridge High School and received his bachelor's degree from Butler University in 1925 and his master's degree from the University of Virginia. He married Edna Mae Coffey (1903-1992) on July 20, 1929 and they had one daughter. Schumacher was a professor of English at Butler University from 1926 to 1952 and served as executive vice-president of the Indiana Telephone Association from 1954 to 1967. He was also a World War II veteran and served from 1942 to 1945 as a captain in the Army Air Corps. Schumacher had a keen interest in Indiana authors and had an extensive collection of letters, manuscripts, and other documents regarding Maurice Thompson. He published the book, Maurice Thompson: Archer and Author, in 1968. Schumacher died at the age of 68 on January 15, 1973. Sources:Ancestry.com. "George A. Schumacher." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed September 21, 2017. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com."G.A. Schumacher Dies; Ex-Butler Professor." Indianapolis Star IN), January 16, 1973."Miss Edna Coffey Wed to George A. Schumacher." Indianapolis Star IN), July 21, 1929.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1904-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schumacher, George A.
Location of other archival material
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: S1307: Maurice Thompson collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thompson, Maurice
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American
  • Books
  • Research
Label
George A. Schumacher papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2716
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/09/21 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/21 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
21277970
Extent
0.06 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 George A. Schumacher.
System control number
(OCoLC)1015676272
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 folders
Label
George A. Schumacher papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2716
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/09/21 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/21 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
21277970
Extent
0.06 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 George A. Schumacher.
System control number
(OCoLC)1015676272
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 folders

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