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The Resource George Ade collection

George Ade collection

Label
George Ade collection, 1928-1944
Title
George Ade collection
Inclusive dates
1928-1944
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains materials related to the life and work of George Ade ranging from 1928 to 1944, such as his correspondence with Esther McNitt, Cyril Clemens, Hazel B. Warren, John T. McCutcheon, C.A. Kiler, Ella McCray and Willis Lyman. This collection also contains several copies of handwritten manuscripts, such as "Bessie", "Regarding Pie" and "The Fun of Handling Crowds." There is also a copy of Ade's will, a manuscript copy of a booklet designed by Ade for the Indiana Centennial, two Ade autographs, and an essay by Cyril Clemens about his visit with George Ade
Biographical or historical data
George Ade was born February 9, 1866 in Kentland, Indiana, the son of John and Adaline (Bush) Ade. In 1883, Ade enrolled at Purdue University, where, pressured by his father, he studied agriculture. While at Purdue, he cultivated his love of literature and theater, which he had developed as a boy. After graduation, Ade worked as an advertiser for a pharmaceutical company, a reporter for a local newspaper and also returned to school for a brief period of time to study law. In 1890, he began working for a Chicago newspaper. Within three years he was given his own column. In 1896, he published his first book, Artie. In 1900, he quit his job at the newspaper and began working on theater scripts. His plays, such as The Sultan of Sulu and The Sho-gun, were popular with audiences. Ade moved back to Indiana in 1904. He served as a delegate for the Republican National Convention, was a trustee of Purdue University and held the position of chief national officer of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Ade died in Brook, Indiana on May 16, 1944.Sources: Kolb, Harold H. George Ade. Inspire 13 Jan. 2005 http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC?vrsn=149&OP=contains&locID=inspire&srchtp=name&ca=1&c=1&AI=2708&NA=ade&ste=12&tbst=prp&tab=1&n=10&docNum=BT2310019048&bConts=51.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1866-1944
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Ade, George
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  • Clemens, Cyril
  • McCutcheon, John T.
  • McNitt, Esther U
  • Authors and publishers
  • Journalists
  • Dramatists
Label
George Ade collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1570
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed and finding aid created 2005 January by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/29 by Brittany Kropf
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
17532951
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 Ade Memorial Association on 1973 January; Cyril Clemens on 1963/07/01; Ohio Book Company, Cincinnati, Ohio on 1947/06/08; George Van Nosdall on 1952/03/28.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924757013
  • (OCoLC)924757013
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
6 folders
Label
George Ade collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1570
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed and finding aid created 2005 January by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/29 by Brittany Kropf
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
17532951
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 Ade Memorial Association on 1973 January; Cyril Clemens on 1963/07/01; Ohio Book Company, Cincinnati, Ohio on 1947/06/08; George Van Nosdall on 1952/03/28.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn924757013
  • (OCoLC)924757013
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
6 folders

Library Locations

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