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The Resource Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters

Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters

Label
Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters, 1926-1935
Title
Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters
Inclusive dates
1926-1935
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes letters from U.S. congressman and senators from Indiana in Washington, D.C. replying to Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt ranging from 1926 to 1935 regarding various bills and legislation regarding libraries, printing, and censuses
Biographical or historical data
Esther U. McNitt was born March 2, 1887 to James C. and Mary E. McNitt. She was a head librarian in the Division of Indiana History and Archives at the Indiana State Library during the 1920s and 1930s and served on the Indiana Historical Commission (1923-1925). McNitt died on October 1, 1941. Louis J. Bailey (1881-1962) served as the Indiana State Librarian from 1925 to 1935. Bailey served as a consultant in the establishment of the United States National Archives building in Washington, D.C. In 1933, Bailey was granted lifetime membership in the Indiana Library Association (now Indiana Library Federation) and the American Library Association. Beginning in 1929, he served for a time as the president of the National Association of State Libraries. Sources:Items in the collection.Ancestry.com. U.S. Federal Censuses, 1910. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Indiana State Library. "History of the Library." About the Library. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://www.in.gov/library/2453.htm. Louis J. Bailey papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1878-1970
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crowe, Eugene B.
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, IN: S050: Louis J. Bailey papersL570: Indiana State Library collection
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1864-
  • 1880-1963
  • 1890-1940
  • 1900-1986
  • 1877-1975
  • 1870-1960
  • 1873-1950
  • 1886-1974
  • 1882-1939
  • 1881-1961
  • 1894-1953
  • 1874-1944
  • 1861-1933
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gray, Finly H.
  • Greenwood, Arthur H.
  • Griswold, Glenn
  • Halleck, Charles A.
  • Jenckes, Virginia Ellis
  • Larrabee, William H.
  • Ludlow, Louis
  • Pettengill, Samuel B.
  • Purnell, Fred S.
  • Robinson, Arthur R.
  • Updike, Ralph Eugene
  • Van Nuys, Frederick
  • Wood, Will R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bailey, Louis J.
  • McNitt, Esther U
  • Indiana State Library
  • Libraries
  • Library legislation
  • United States
  • Public libraries
Label
Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1849
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/07/31 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/31 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by 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
20643828
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)ocn949847036
  • (OCoLC)949847036
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
Louis J. Bailey and Esther U. McNitt political letters
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1849
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/07/31 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/31 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by 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
20643828
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)ocn949847036
  • (OCoLC)949847036
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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