The Resource Joseph Tarkington clippings

Joseph Tarkington clippings

Label
Joseph Tarkington clippings, 1931/09
Title
Joseph Tarkington clippings
Inclusive dates
1931/09
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes three clippings of the newspaper column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," written by Kate Milner Rabb. The 1931 columns ran in the Indianapolis Star on September 22, 23 and 25. Each column quotes from the papers of Joseph Tarkington and discusses items of interest, including a scholarship founded by Tarkington at Indiana Asbury University; an October 4, 1864 certificate stating that Mrs. Tarkington had contributed to the Indiana State Sanitary Fair for the relief of sick and wounded soldiers; a certificate from the quartermaster's department of the Army regarding the sale at auction of "one brown mule branded U.S. and S."; a June 7, 1855 letter written by Asbury president Daniel Curry to Rev. F.A. Hester regarding a "Mr. Hester" and the reason for not awarding him the first honor at graduation; and Tarkington's bills for books he purchased from the Methodist Book Concern in Cincinnati
Biographical or historical data
  • The popular column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," was written by Kate Milner Rabb. Her column ran dailyin the Indianapolis Star from 1920 to 1937 and featured stories about the history and customs from around Indiana based on the author's research and information supplied by readers. Source: Slaymaker, Julie. "Kate Milner Rabb, 2012." Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. Accessed April 26, 2018. http://mediaschool.indiana.edu/ijhf/rabb-kate-milner.
  • Rev. Joseph Tarkington was born on October 30, 1800 at Nashville, Tennessee to Jesse and Mary Tarkington. He moved with his family to Indiana in 1815 and the family later settled in Monroe County. He was converted to the Christian faith at a camp meeting in 1820 and joined the Methodist Episcopal Church the following June. He became a circuit rider and rode the circuit for more than forty years. He married Maria Slauson (1806-1889) in 1831 and they had seven children. At the time of his death at the age of 91 on September 22, 1891, he was said to be the oldest Methodist minister in Indiana. Sources: Ancestry.com. "Joseph Tarkington." 1850 United States Federal Census. Accessed April 26, 2018. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com."Rev. Joseph Tarkington, of This City, Enters Upon His Eternal Rest." Greensburg New Era (IN), September 30, 1891.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1866-1937
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Rabb, Kate Milner
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  • Tarkington, Joseph
  • DePauw University
  • Indiana Asbury University (Greencastle, Ind.)
  • Clergy
  • Methodists
Label
Joseph Tarkington clippings
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2404
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/04/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/04/26 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
21437452
Extent
0.01 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)1042167212
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 folder
Label
Joseph Tarkington clippings
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2404
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/04/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/04/26 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
21437452
Extent
0.01 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)1042167212
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 folder

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