Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

NOLAN MSS.

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Inventory

I. Biographical Material

Box 1
  • Biographical information. Includes biographical sketches and photographs of Nolan (1 folder)
  • Clippings, 1935–1974 (2 folders)
  • Clippings concerning: extension courses; Speaker’s Bureau; writers conferences (1 folder)

II. Contracts and Agreements

Arranged by title of work
Box 1: A – Z (4 folders)

III. Correspondence

Arranged chronologically. The correspondence is not indexed.
Box 1: 1914 – 1939
Box 2: 1940 – 1946
Box 3: 1947 – 1961
Box 4: 1962 – 1974, Aug.

IV. Financial

Box 5
  • Household accounts, 1941–1974 (2 notebooks)
  • Royalties, 1932–1974 (8 folders)

V. Speeches and Writings

Speeches. Arranged chronologically.
Box 5
  • 1938–1973 (1 folder)
  • undated (2 folders)
Box 6
  • undated (1 folder)
  • Writers conferences (1 folder)
  • Miscellaneous (1 folder)
Writings. Arranged alphabetically by title, after the notebooks. Includes articles, juvenile writings, courses, poems, and some proposed works not written. Many of the pieces are labeled by main characters only. A complete list of titles is available.
Box 5: 40 notebooks
Box 6: A – B
Box 7: C – G
Box 8: H – J
Box 9: J – Mir
Box 10: Mis – Pos
Box 11: Pot – Sp
Box 12: Sp – Yn
Box 13: Yo – Z

VI. Printed

Box 13
  • Nolan’s writings as they appeared in print, arranged by title (24 folders)
  • Promotional material. includes reviews, notices, book jackets and radio programs (40 folders)
Box 14
  • Promotional material (cont.) (6 folders)
  • Catalogues (1 folder)
  • Hoosiers authors (1 folders)
  • Miscellaneous (8 folders)
  • Pictorial items (1 folder)
  • Writings by others (1 folder)

VII. Drawings

Oversize
  • 1 drawing by Robert Burns
  • 3 drawings by Clotide Embree Funk
  • 1 drawing by Robison

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.