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The Resource William R. Harley collection

William R. Harley collection

Label
William R. Harley collection, 1947
Title
William R. Harley collection
Inclusive dates
1947
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William R. Harley was born in Delphi, Indiana in 1894 or 1895 to Charley and Mary Raney Harley. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1912. He attended Wabash College from which he graduated with degrees in English and Journalism in 1916. He worked as a journalist for the Kokomo Tribune and The Indianapolis News. He was a teacher of journalism at both the University of Kansas at Lawrence, and Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He wrote editorials for newspapers in Los Angeles, Boston and Dayton, Ohio. William R. Harley died in Dayton in 1947
Biographical or historical data
The collection consists mainly of the unpublished manuscript for a book William R. Harley had written, “Behind the Ku Klux Klan.” It also includes some pages that had been edited and removed from the manuscript. Each chapter includes a separate section of footnotes. Also included is a synopsis of the book to present to publishers. A letter regarding Harley's publisher difficulties is also included, dated the same year as his death. The box that contained the manuscript is also present in the collection.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harley, William R
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Label
William R. Harley collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/530
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2003 by Amy C. Belcher
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
21087567
Extent
1 manuscript boxes
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990786333
  • (OCoLC)990786333
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.
Label
William R. Harley collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/530
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2003 by Amy C. Belcher
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
21087567
Extent
1 manuscript boxes
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990786333
  • (OCoLC)990786333
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.

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