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The Resource Harold F. Brigham papers

Harold F. Brigham papers

Label
Harold F. Brigham papers, 1899-1967
Title
Harold F. Brigham papers
Inclusive dates
1899-1967
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in Louisville, including the transcript of a letter from William Clark in St. Louis, Missouri to his brother George Rogers Clark on September 23, 1806, the day the Lewis and Clark expedition returned. The original letter is located at the Missouri Historical Society
Biographical or historical data
Harold Frederick Brigham was born in Newark, New Jersey on May 25, 1897. After graduating from Princeton University in 1921, he attended the library school at the New York Public Library, completing the program in 1922. He was married to Rose Shuler in 1921. The couple had two sons and one daughter. Brigham worked as a city librarian in Louisville, Kentucky before accepting a position as the director of the Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana in 1942, in place of acting director, Christopher B. Coleman. Brigham was very active in the local communities in Louisville and Indianapolis and spoke before the Y.M.C.A., Indiana Library Association, Kentucky Library Association, Indianapolis Literary Club, several rotary clubs, educational institutions, and the American Library Association. Brigham died on March 15, 1971. Sources: Items in the collection.Indiana Biography Index, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, Indiana. Ancestry.com. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951. Retrieved April 22, 2013. htttp://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Who's Who and What's What in Indiana Politics: This Book Is the Story of Indiana Politics and Indiana Politicians. (Indianapolis, IN: James E. Perry, 1944), 763-764.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1897-1971
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brigham, Harold F.
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, Indiana: L570: Indiana State Library collectionS282: Christopher B. Coleman collectionS050: Louis J. Bailey papers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clark, William
  • Coleman, Christopher Bush
  • Hepburn, William Murray
  • Lewis, Meriwether
  • American Library Association
  • Community Chest of Indianapolis (Indiana)
  • Indiana Library Association
  • Indiana State Library
  • Indianapolis Literary Club
  • Russian War Relief, Inc
  • United States
  • Anniversaries
  • Diseases
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • Literacy
  • Newspapers
  • Tuberculosis and literature
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Harold F. Brigham papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/393
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi. EAD finding aid created 2014/03/19 by Edythe Huffman. Collection processing and EAD finding aid revised 2015/08/04 by Brittany Kropf
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
21087270
Extent
0.3 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990339471
  • (OCoLC)990339471
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 manuscript box
Label
Harold F. Brigham papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/393
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/04 by Erica Sgroi. EAD finding aid created 2014/03/19 by Edythe Huffman. Collection processing and EAD finding aid revised 2015/08/04 by Brittany Kropf
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
21087270
Extent
0.3 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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990339471
  • (OCoLC)990339471
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 manuscript box

Library Locations

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