The Resource Program collection

Program collection

Label
Program collection, 1836-2017, undated
Title
Program collection
Inclusive dates
1836-2017, undated
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes programs from throughout Indiana ranging from 1836-2017 regarding the following subjects:Series 1: Music- Includes programs related to concerts, recitals, and music schoolsSeries 2: Religion- Includes programs related to religious services, conferences, and eventsSeries 3: Art- Includes programs related to galleries and exhibits, art schools, antiques, and architectureSeries 4: Dance- Includes programs related to dances, dance performances and recitals, and dance schools (Subseries 4.1) and dance cards from balls and proms (Subseries 4.2)Series 5: Land, Conservation, and Agriculture- Includes programs related to state and local parks as well as land and agriculture organizationsSeries 6: Government, Politics, and Military- Includes programs related to national, state, and local government (Subseries 6.1) and military organizations and associations (Subseries 6.2)Series 7: Industry- Contains programs related to various types of businesses and trades including banking, law, journalism, and technology (Subseries 7.1); programs related to physical and mental health organizations and social welfare conferences (Subseries 7.2); and programs related to the opening of new streets and highways (Subseries 7.3)Series 8: Education- Contains programs related to schools and universities including academic societies, conferences, and commencement programs (Subseries 8.1) as well as programs related to library and museum events and organizations (Subseries 8.2)Series 9: Recreation- Contains programs related to festivals and amusements including fairs, local festivals, zoo, and circus programs (Subseries 9.1); programs related to sporting events (Subseries 9.2); radio, television, and film programs including radio station schedules and movie theater playbills (Subseries 9.3); and programs from public lectures on travel and world events (Subseries 9.4)Series 10: Clubs, Organizations, and Societies- Includes programs related to various social clubs including fraternal organizations and women's societies (Subseries 10.1) as well as programs from historical clubs and societies (Subseries 10.2)Series 11: Theater- Includes programs related to plays, musicals, and operas performed at theaters in Indianapolis and throughout the state (Subseries 11.1) as well as programs from vaudeville, burlesque, and minstrel shows (Subseries 11.2)Series 12: Subject files- Includes Invitations (Subseries 12.1) and menus (Subseries 12.2) as well as cards, tickets, and related items (Subseries 12.3)Series 13: Oversize materials- Includes oversized programs related to various subjects
Biographical or historical data
The program collection contains over 25,000 programs and related materials that provide information and details about events occurring in Indianapolis and other cities throughout the state. These programs offer insight into the histories of organizations of all sizes and subjects including the fine ats, religion, agriculture, politics, business, educational institutions, recreation, and socal clubs and societies. The programs contained within this collection not only help tell the histories of various organizations, they also chronicle changes in entertainment and social engagements, printing styles and methods, and the use of advertisements.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Programs
  • Programs
Label
Program collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/810
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed from 2017/09 to 2018/05 by Kristin Lee. EAD finding aid created 2018/06/01 by Kristin Lee
Arrangement
Arranged in the following series and subseries:Series 1: Music, 1850-2016, undatedSeries 2: Religion, 1857-2016, undatedSeries 3: Art, 1886-2016, undatedSeries 4: Dance, 1872-2001, undatedSubseries 4.1: Dances and dance performances, 1909-2002, undatedSubseries 4.2: Dance cards, 1906-1973, undatedSeries 5: Land, conservation, and agriculture, 1881-2001, undated Series 6: Government, politics, and military, 1872-2017, undatedSubseries 6.1: Government and politics, 1900-2017, undatedSubseries 6.2: Military and war, 1905-2015, undatedSeries 7: Industry, 1894-2016, undatedSubseries 7.1: Business and trade, 1901-2016, undatedSubseries 7.2: Health, medicine, and social welfare, 1901-2015, undatedSubseries 7.3: Transportation, 1939-1980Series 8: Education, 1947-2017, undatedSubseries 8.1: Academic institutions, 1900-2017, undatedSubseries 8.2: Libraries and museums, 1903-2016, undatedSeries 9: Recreation, 1873-2016, undatedSubseries 9.1: Festivals and amusements, 1900-2016, undatedSubseries 9.2: Sports, 1900-2010, undatedSubseries 9.3: Radio, television, and film, 1924-2002, undatedSubseries 9.4: Public lectures, 1908-1969, undatedSeries 10: Clubs, organizations, and societies, 1968-2014, undatedSubseries 10.1: Clubs and organizations, 1900-2004, undatedSubseries 10.2: Historical societies and associations, 1907-2014, undatedSeries 11: Theater, 1863-2017, undatedSubseries 11.1: Plays, 1899-2017, undatedSubseries 11.2: Vaudeville, 1899-1985, undatedSeries 12: Subject files, 1836-2016, undatedSubseries 12.1: Invitations, 1900-2015, undatedSubseries 12.2: Menus, 1904-2016, undatedSubseries 12.3: Cards, tickets, and miscellaneous, 1901-1991, undatedSeries 13: Oversize materials, 1881-1999An item-level description is available for a portion of the collection by request.
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
21437420
Extent
50.5 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 multiple sources.
System control number
(OCoLC)1042165415
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
50 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize box
Label
Program collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/810
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed from 2017/09 to 2018/05 by Kristin Lee. EAD finding aid created 2018/06/01 by Kristin Lee
Arrangement
Arranged in the following series and subseries:Series 1: Music, 1850-2016, undatedSeries 2: Religion, 1857-2016, undatedSeries 3: Art, 1886-2016, undatedSeries 4: Dance, 1872-2001, undatedSubseries 4.1: Dances and dance performances, 1909-2002, undatedSubseries 4.2: Dance cards, 1906-1973, undatedSeries 5: Land, conservation, and agriculture, 1881-2001, undated Series 6: Government, politics, and military, 1872-2017, undatedSubseries 6.1: Government and politics, 1900-2017, undatedSubseries 6.2: Military and war, 1905-2015, undatedSeries 7: Industry, 1894-2016, undatedSubseries 7.1: Business and trade, 1901-2016, undatedSubseries 7.2: Health, medicine, and social welfare, 1901-2015, undatedSubseries 7.3: Transportation, 1939-1980Series 8: Education, 1947-2017, undatedSubseries 8.1: Academic institutions, 1900-2017, undatedSubseries 8.2: Libraries and museums, 1903-2016, undatedSeries 9: Recreation, 1873-2016, undatedSubseries 9.1: Festivals and amusements, 1900-2016, undatedSubseries 9.2: Sports, 1900-2010, undatedSubseries 9.3: Radio, television, and film, 1924-2002, undatedSubseries 9.4: Public lectures, 1908-1969, undatedSeries 10: Clubs, organizations, and societies, 1968-2014, undatedSubseries 10.1: Clubs and organizations, 1900-2004, undatedSubseries 10.2: Historical societies and associations, 1907-2014, undatedSeries 11: Theater, 1863-2017, undatedSubseries 11.1: Plays, 1899-2017, undatedSubseries 11.2: Vaudeville, 1899-1985, undatedSeries 12: Subject files, 1836-2016, undatedSubseries 12.1: Invitations, 1900-2015, undatedSubseries 12.2: Menus, 1904-2016, undatedSubseries 12.3: Cards, tickets, and miscellaneous, 1901-1991, undatedSeries 13: Oversize materials, 1881-1999An item-level description is available for a portion of the collection by request.
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
21437420
Extent
50.5 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 multiple sources.
System control number
(OCoLC)1042165415
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
50 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize box

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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