Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


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Box 1:
  • Biographical information, 1889 - 1972
  • Correspondence, 1836 - 1884, May
Box 2:
  • Correspondence, 1884, June - 1923. The correspondence is arranged in chronological order. An index is available.
  • Collection background, 1945 - 1998
  • Biography of Jesse Lynch Holman
  • Dearborn Circuit Court, November Term, 1855
  • Dearborn County, Indiana. (see: Box 4)
  • Empty envelopes
  • Pension claim inquiries, 1897
  • Petition for Abolition of the Franking Privilege
  • Photographs: Abigail (Knapp) Holman; William Steele Holman
  • Printed materials
  • Ripley County [list of registered voters ?]
  • Thanksgiving, Edwin C. Hill. Cassette tape of radio program
  • Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of William S. Holman, 1898 (3 copies)
Box 3:
  • Receipt for materials used in making a dress for Mrs. Fletcher (framed)
  • Receipt for materials used in making a dress for Mrs. Holman (framed)
  • Printed invitation from President and Mrs. Lincoln to Mr. W. S. Holman and family, together with copy of printed portrait of W.S. Holman (framed)

Box 4: Oversize folio

  • Printed. The Lawrenceburg Press, September 16, 1938. Ad honoring pioneers of Lawrenceburg, William Steele Holman and father Jesse Holman.
  • Dearborn County, Indiana. Documents relating to W.S. Holman's law practice including land deeds, mortgages, and insurance policies, 1944-1885. (14 items)

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.