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The Resource Laurel Conwell Thayer collection

Laurel Conwell Thayer collection

Label
Laurel Conwell Thayer collection, 1862-1943
Title
Laurel Conwell Thayer collection
Inclusive dates
1862-1943
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes newspaper clippings, scrapbook pages, correspondence, and other documents. Correspondence includes letters to Laurel Conwell Thayer's mother, Maria Conwell Thayer, primarily from her niece Elisabeth Conwell Wilson, but also other correspondents. Also included is a letter from Laurel's father, William Wild Thayer and letters to Laurel Conwell Thayer from Virginia Brooks of West Hammond, Indiana. Other documents include material written by Laurel Conwell Thayer regarding adult probation and court events in Marion County, Indiana and biographical material about William Wild Thayer. Materials date from 1862-1943
Biographical or historical data
Laurel Conwell Thayer was born in Indianapolis in 1873. She graduated from Indiana University 1899 and was a Women's Adult Probation Officer of the City Court in the 1920's. In 1925, she "solicited the cooperation of the Indianapolis Bar Association in studying the situation, congestion in the court having made probation work more difficult and more complicated under the then existing system" (Indiana University Alumni Quarterly, 1927). She passed away in 1944. Source: materials from collection and Ancestry Library.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Brooks, Virginia
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Thayer, Laurel Conwell
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  • Thayer, William Wilde
  • Newspapers
  • Probation
  • Marion County (Ind.)
Label
Laurel Conwell Thayer collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/L339%20Thayer%20Laurel%20Conwell%20Collection.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/24 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/24 by Kori Nell
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by item type; correspondence and other documents are 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
20833824
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 from Laurel Conwell Thayer on 1933/06 and 1941/07.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965293857
  • (OCoLC)965293857
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
Laurel Conwell Thayer collection
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/L339%20Thayer%20Laurel%20Conwell%20Collection.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/24 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/24 by Kori Nell
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by item type; correspondence and other documents are 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
20833824
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 from Laurel Conwell Thayer on 1933/06 and 1941/07.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965293857
  • (OCoLC)965293857
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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      39.77004 -86.164015

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