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The Resource Hugh Henry Hanna collection

Hugh Henry Hanna collection

Label
Hugh Henry Hanna collection, 1893-1920
Title
Hugh Henry Hanna collection
Inclusive dates
1893-1920
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains Hugh Hanna's 54-page manuscript entitled "The Fight for a True Monetary System." There is also a presentation folder imprinted: Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, Hugh H. Hanna, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Monetary Convention, 1897-1900." There are several documents pretaining to the 142nd annual banquet of the New York Chamber of Commerce, which honored Hanna and several other public figures including John Bigelow, Whitelaw Reid, Joseph Choate, Robert E. Peary, Thomas A. Edison, Seth Low, Alexander E. Orr, Horace Porter, and Theodore Roosevelt. The collection also includes a scrapbook of condolence letters, notes and notices of Hanna's death, created by his wife Anna Sharpe Hanna
Biographical or historical data
Hugh Henry Hanna was born September 19, 1848, to J. S. and Hetty A. Hanna, in Lafayette, Indiana. Hanna married Anna Sharpe on October 22, 1873 and they had three children: Hugh (1876-1950), Elizabeth (1882-1886), and Katharine (1889-1892). They moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1880.Hanna started his business career at his father's bank in Lafayette. He later studied abroad at the University of Berlin in Germany, as well as in the United States at Wabash College. Hanna worked at the company Atlas Engine Works upon moving to Indianapolis and became its owner and president in 1895. He later retired in 1902. Hanna also served as chairman of the Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Monetary Convention during 1897-1900, which had a large influence on the campaign for "honest money." He succeeded in securing the adoption of the gold standard in 1900 and received an appointment to chairman of a commission on the gold standard and foreign policy from U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908.Hanna died at his home at 1512 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana on October 31, 1920, and was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. Sources:Items in the collection. Ancestry.com. "Hugh H. Hanna." 1910 United States Census. Accessed November 21, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Letter from Hugh Henry Hanna to Theodore Roosevelt. April 21, 1903. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record.aspx?libID=o40767. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University. Obituary of Hugh Henry Hanna, Sr. "Obituaries." The Iron Trade Review 67, no. 2 (1920): 1359. Accessed November 21, 2015. http://books.google.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hanna, Hugh Henry
  • Atlas Engine Works
  • Indianapolis Monetary Committee
  • Businesspeople
  • Economics
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Lafayette (Ind.)
Label
Hugh Henry Hanna collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/432
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/05 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/05 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2015/11/21 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
20472161
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)ocn935330056
  • (OCoLC)935330056
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
Hugh Henry Hanna collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/432
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/05 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/05 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2015/11/21 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
20472161
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)ocn935330056
  • (OCoLC)935330056
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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