Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

BUTLER MSS.

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Inventory

Box 1
  • Material relating to Butler family
  • Correspondence, 1835-1897 (31 folders)
  • Includes:
    • Natural history notes, 1884-1892 (1 folder)
    • Notes of visits-Eastern hospital, 1891 (1 folder)
    • Notes of visits-Soldiers and sailors orphans home, 1891-1914 (1 folder)
    • Natural history notes, 1893-1897 (1 folder, 1 notebook)
    • Notes of visits-State prison, 1894-1916 (1 folder, 6 notebooks)
Box 2
  • Correspondence, 1898-1909, Oct. 15 (31 folders)
  • Includes:
    • Notes of visits - Reformatory, 1902-1914 (1 folder)
    • Notes of visits - School for Deaf, 1904 (1 folder)
    • Notes of visits - Soldiers' Home, 1904 (1 folder)
Box 3
  • Correspondence, 1909, Oct. 16-1913, Aug. (26 folders)
  • Includes:
    • R.S.V.P cards for Indiana Academy of Science banquet, Nov. 26, 1909 (1 envelope)
    • Ticket stubs for Indiana Academy of Science banquet, Nov. 26, 1909 (1 envelope)
Box 4
  • Correspondence, 1913, Sept.-1917, Dec. (25 folders)
  • Includes:
    • Mental Defectives in Indiana, 1916, Nov. 10; Indiana, A Century of Progress: A Study of the Development of Public Charities and Correction, 1790-1915, 1916; Survey of the Mentally Diseased and Defective in Indiana , for the National Committee for Mental Hygiene, 1917 (1 vol.)
Box 5
  • Correspondence, 1917-1922 (20 folders)
Box 6
  • Correspondence, 1922, July-1925, June (60 folders)
  • Includes:
    • Tributes to Amos William Butler, 1922 (1 folder)
Box 7
  • Correspondence, 1925, July-1929, July (27 folders)
Box 8
  • Correspondence, 1929, Aug-1937 (27 folders)
  • Includes:
    • Proceedings at Conference of Committee on Observance and Enforcement of Law, Apr. 26, 1930
    • Indiana Committee on Observance and Enforcement of Law. Conference, July 26, 1930
    • Report of the Advisory Committee on Penal Institutions, Probation and Parole, 1931
    • Balance sheet, treasurer's report, and auditor's certificate for Hanover College, Apr.-May 1932
Box 9
  • Charities (4 folders)
  • Charities and corrections (4 folders)
  • Photographs
  • Amos William Butler
  • Florida (3 folders)
  • Miscellaneous (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Brookville, Indiana - History
  • Florida
  • Indiana Academy of Science
  • Mexico
  • Miscellaneous
  • Scientific Papers
  • Prisons (5 folders)
Box 10
  • Prisons (4 folders)
  • Clippings, 1885-1934 (18 folders)
Box 11
  • Clippings, 1935-1937 (4 folders)
  • Printed
  • Indiana Board of Charities and State Board of Control
  • Charities and Corrections, Miscellaneous
  • Child welfare. Eugenics
  • Drug addiction
  • Mental defectives
  • Mental hygiene societies
  • Poor relief in Indiana
  • Psychiatry and the courts
  • Statistics, surveys, and reports on prisons
  • Senate and House bills
  • Rules and forms pertaining to penal institutions
  • Prison forms
  • Probation material
  • Prison associations
  • Miscellaneous. Prison material
Box 12
  • Printed
  • Irvington Presbyterian Church
  • Scientific societies
  • Universities
  • Miscellaneous
Oversize 1
  • Scrapbook. 1907-1908
Oversize 2
  • Scrapbook. 1910
Oversize 3
  • Scrapbook. 1910
Oversize 4
  • Scrapbook. 1922
Oversize 5
  • Scrapbook. 1923-1927
Oversize 6
  • Miscellaneous.
  • Includes: bird sighting charts, 1895; prisoners' bill of fare, Indiana State Prison, Aug. 6 and 13, 1904; roll of the House of Representatives, Mar. 4 and 5, 1921; "Reception Committee," listed by Indiana county, undated

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