Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Lilly Library mss., 1958-1975, consist of the administrative office files of David Anton Randall, 1905- 1975, bookman and first Lilly Librarian, and of William Rae Cagle, 1933- , Assistant Lilly Librarian. Both groups are arranged in alphabetical files as maintained in the Lilly Administrative Offices. There is a folder list of contents in the Vertical File. (Original acquisition: ca. 24,000 items)

Additions to the collection are the files of William Rae Cagle, Lilly Librarian, appointed Acting after David Randall's death. The files are retained as transferred from the Administrative Offices, arranged in the following chronological categories: 1976-1978; 1979-1980; 1981-1982; 1983-1984; 1985-1987; 1988-1989 (Additions: ca. 25,500 items)

Collection size: 49,500 items

NOTE: Access to this collection requires advance notice. Please contact the Curator of Manuscripts for additional information.

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.