Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Engel mss., 1862-1941, consist of letters to Harry Engel, 1901-1970, artist and professor dealing primarily with the murals in the Indiana University Auditorium, 1933-1941. Two letters refer to politics, the presidential election in the United States, John L. Lewis and the Union, and world conditions, 1940. Included are also the discharge for Harrison Lee of Company C, 70th Indiana Regiment, 1865, and two letters which mention the Civil War, 1862.

Among the correspondents are Wayman Adams, Thomas Hart Benton, Rockwell Kent, and Harold Joseph Laski.

Collection size: 15 items

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