Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Rumely, F.S. mss. II, 1841-1955, are largely the personal and business papers of Fanny (Scott) Rumely, 1877- 1979, the wife of Edward Aloysius Rumely, of LaPorte, Indiana. Included are the family Christmas letters and lists from 1932 to 1955. Early letters are those of diplomat Nathaniel Niles to John Barron Niles, March 1, 1941, and of E.A. Rumely to relatives during his school days in Germany in 1903-1904. Throughout the period of 1933-1945, there are references to the work of the Committee for the Nation by E.A. Rumely.

In addition to letters from members of the family, some of the correspondents are: Edward Chester Congdon, Eleanor M. Gillespie, H.M Hvid, David Curtis Stephenson, Fred H. Simons, Henry Luther Stoddard, Robert Elkington Wood.

Also see the Rumely manuscript collections.

Collection size: 1,168 items

Related manuscripts: Rumely, F.S. mss.

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.