Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Pearson mss. II, 1896, 1922-1940, consist of the correspondence and papers of Edmund Lester Pearson, 1880- 1937, librarian. Correspondents include Marie Adelaide (Belloc) Lowndes, 1868-1947, novelist, and William Roughead, 1870-1952, criminologist. A letter dated April 4, 1896, of Lizzie Andrew Borden, 1860-1927, alleged murderess, and a photograph of Miss Borden is included with the collection. An inventory details the contents of the materials.

Collection size: 157 items

Related manuscripts: Pearson mss., Pearson mss. III

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.