Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Men of Mark mss., 1905-1906, consist of biographical questionnaires filled out by the subjects or their representatives at the request of James Albert Woodburn, professor of history, Indiana University, for a proposed biographical dictionary, "Men of Mark in Indiana."

Included are: Charles Edgar Bacon, Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, Willis Stanley Blatchley, Abraham Lincoln Brick, Demarchus Clariton Brown, George Brown, Robert Allen Brown, Amos William Butler, John William Cavanaugh, Daniel Webster Comstock, Stanley Coulter, Edgar Dean Crumpacker, William Johnson Darby, Caleb Stone Denny, Solomon Cravens Dickey, Winfield Taylor Durbin, George Frederick Edenharter, Byron K. Elliott, William Baldwin Fletcher, Joseph Marshall Francis, William Defiers Frazer, Newton Whiting Gilbert, Hillary Asbury Gobin, Winder Elwell Goldsborough, James Putman Goodrich, Fremont Goodwine, William Freeman Goss, John Kennedy Gowdy, Arthur Lawrence Green, Jerome J. Green, John Vestal Hadley, Matthias Loring Haines, John Philetus Hale, James Franklin Hanly, Addison Clay Harris, Robert Foster Hight, Elias Selah Holliday, John Hampden Holliday, Timothy Edward Howard, Daniel Wait Howe, Edwin Holt Hughes, Henry Jameson, James Henry Jordan, William Patterson Kane, John Worth Kern, William Carroll Latta, Henry Leaming, Jesse Matlock Lee, William Hagy Levering, George Barr McCutcheon, Daniel McDonald, Charles Major, Mayer Messing, Charles Wesley Miller, William Henry Harrison Miller, Oscar Hilton Montgomery, Thomas Francis Moran, Harry Stewart New, John Chalfant New, Meredith Nicholson, Robert Alexander Ogg, Daniel Gray Reid, George Louis Reinhard, Joseph Goodwin Rogers, Edward Scofield Scott, Charles Edward Shively, Samuel Edwin Smith, Theodore Clement Steele, Winthrop Ellsworth Stone, William Taylor Scott, Jacob Straus, John Mohler Studebaker, Booth Tarkington, James Troop, Clarence Abiathar Waldo, Harvey Washington Wiley, William Watson Woollen, John Augustine Zahm, and Allen Zollars. A letter from James Eli Watson to James Albert Woodburn, January 23, 1906, is also included.

Collection size: 83 items

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