Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WOODBURN MSS. II

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I. CORRESPONDENCE

Box 1
  • A1 1915-1934
    • Actuary (Postal Life Insurance Company). 1915
    • Appleby, J.F.R. 1934
  • B1 1891-1974 and undated
    • Bailey, Margaret Dickinson (Christian Endeavor). Undated
    • Ballantine, W.G. 1891
    • Barney, Harlow. 1934
    • Barrett, Wendree (?). 1918
    • Beck, J.W. (The Scarbough Company). 1913
    • Biddle, F. W. (Beta Eta). 1923
    • Biddle, Donna. 1962 and undated
    • Biddle, Ward G. 1915-1946 and undated
    • Bloomington High School. 1911
    • Bowman, Catherine. 1913
    • Brewer, J.L. 1917
    • Bryan, Grace. Undated
    • Bryan, Lowe Charlotte. 1949
    • Bryan, Lowe Enoch. 1924
    • Bryan, Lowe William. 1882-1951
    • Bucher, Clum C. 1974
    • Burlingame, H. J. 1917
  • C1 1911-1974
    • Carney, Margarita. 1947
    • Chambers, Geo C. 1915
    • Chenoweth, Wilson. 1911-1913
    • Collins, Dorothy. 1971-1974
    • Cosgrove, Dorthea. Undated
    • Culver, Harold E. 1928
    • Culver Military Academy. 1917
    • Curry, Mae Orpha. 1946
  • D1 and E1 1912-1931
    • David, Dorothy. 1915-1930
    • Davis, Edward Hatton. 1917
    • Davisson, Schuyler C. 1924
    • Dickerman, Minerva. 1912
    • E, Simon (?). 1915-1918
    • Engle, C. W. 1919
    • Engles, Hubert. 1931
  • F1 and G1 1903-1986
    • F., J.B. 1912
    • Fantoli, Gaudenrio. 1931
    • Fisher, L.L. 1942
    • Foot, R. 1931
    • Foote, W.W. 1945
    • The Forrest Club. 1918
    • Fraenkel, Peter. 1959
    • Franklin, J.A. 1968
    • Freeman, John R. 1929
    • G. H. R. 1917
    • Gabrielle, Hugh P. (Pendennis Club). 1918
    • Galbraith, Mary Lee. 1914-1918
    • Gasser-Fox Agency. 1925
    • Gelston, Anna (?). 1900-1924 and undated
    • Gibbons, W.H. 1925
    • Givan, George N. 1922
    • The Globe Department Store. 1918
    • Gray, Harry. 1943
    • Gray, Lucile Charman. Undated
  • H1 1911-1949
    • H, C.H. 1913
    • H, F.H. 1913
    • Hanna, Jr. Thomas H. 1911-1914
    • Haskell, Howard H. 1927
    • Hatt, W.K. 1917
    • Heighway, George F. 1945
    • Hepburn, Sam. 1911-193
    • Hershey, Amos S. 1911
    • Hildretd (?), Barbara. 1924
    • Holland, E.O. 1924-1946
    • Holter, M.L. 1933
    • Houghton, Woodburn Mary. 1911-1928 and undated
    • Huber, Carl G. 1929
    • Hunter, Paul F. 1949
  • I1 and J1 1915-1926
    • Indiana University (includes correspondence from President Bryan). 1915
    • Institut Tilly (Berlin). 1911
    • Isaacs, C. A. 1924
    • Jameson, Arthur W. 1926
  • K1 1916-1933 and undated
    • Kelley, F.L. 1928
    • Kenyon, H.M. (Includes additional correspondence) 1916-1917 and undated
    • King, Horace W. 1927-1933
    • Knapp, Robert and Pearl. Undated
    • Koehler, Arthur. 1928
    • Kruegel, J. 1929
    • Kuck, Cecil E. 1931
  • L1 1911-1948
    • Longmans, Green and Co, Inc. 1948
    • Looss (?), Helena. 1911-1912
  • M1 1898-1911 and undated
    • All correspondence from "mother" to James Woodburn, 1898-1911 and undated
  • M2 1911
    • All correspondence from "mother" to James Woodburn, 1911
  • M3 1913
    • All correspondence from "mother" to James Woodburn, 1913
  • M4 1915-1918
    • All correspondence from "mother" to James Woodburn and additional family members, 1915-1918
  • M5 1919-1945
    • All correspondence from "mother" to James Woodburn. 1919-1943 and undated
    • Masow, Ida Lora. 1908 and Undated
    • McDowell, "Mac" M. E. 1917
    • Mead, Daniel W. 1945
    • Miller, E.B. 1924
    • Mitchara (?), S. (The Psychological Laboratory at Cornell University) 1918
    • Misay (?), R. 1929
    • Myers, Burton D. 1943
  • N1 1971-1974
    • Nottingham, Nan. 1971
    • Nugent, W.T.K. 1974
  • P1 1899-1915
    • All correspondence from "papa/father" to James Woodburn, 1899-1915
  • P2 1917-1918
    • All correspondence from "papa/father" to James Woodburn, 1917-1918
Box 2
  • P3 1919-1928
    • All correspondence from "papa/father" to James Woodburn and other family members, 1919-1928
  • P4 1929-1943 and undated
    • All correspondence from "papa/father" to James Woodburn and other family members, 1929-1943 and undated
  • P5 1917-1934
    • Parker, Glenn L. 1934
    • Penrod, Anna A. 1943
    • Penington, C.A. 1923
    • Piper, Arthur M. 1934
    • Pullman, George. 1930
    • Purdue University (various correspondents). 1917-1971
  • R1 1907-1974
    • Randall, David A. 1974
    • Rawson, J.R. 1919
    • Rich, Claude. 1949
    • Richards, H. 1912
    • Riley, Lucille. 1917-1918
    • Rinder, Herbert G. 1926
    • Rinne, William. 1965
    • Roberts, Kitchel Arthur. 1906-1914
    • Roberts, Carl. 1928
    • Rounds, Fred G. 1927
    • Ryan, John W. 1971
  • S1 1911-1971
    • Scarborough Company. 1914
    • Schmid, Erwin E. 1930
    • Schumacher Hardware Company. 1914
    • Scobie, James R. 1971
    • Seabury, George T. 1929
    • Seward, Austin. 1911
    • Sheldon, H.D. 1911
    • Sigma Nu Fraternity. 1916
    • Slagle, Robert L. (Includes additional
    • correspondence) 1916
    • Sloan, Anna. 1918
    • Smith, Julia. 1913
    • Smith, Paul. 1911-1913
    • Smith, Shirley W. 1927-1928
    • Snyder, M.K. 1923-1930
    • Spaets (?), Nelson J. 1921
    • Stahr Jr, Elvis J. 1963-1966
    • Stanley, W. E. 1917
    • Suthe (?), Carl E. 1928
    • Sutton, L. Joseph. 1970
  • T1 1914-1960
    • Taylor, Emma. 1914
    • Taylor, R.N. 1914
    • Thoma, Dichu. 1931
    • Thomas, Rolla K. 1916
    • Tiffany, R.K. 1934
    • Tilden, F. W. (Includes additional correspondence) 1914
    • Tierney, Jo. 1960
    • Titus, J. 1919-1922
    • Turring (?), Simon. (The Sentinel-Tribune) 1914
  • U1 1879-1964 and undated - V1 1918
    • All unidentified correspondence and blank envelopes in back of folder
    • United States Department of Agriculture. 1921-1923
    • Upham, J.S. 1917
    • Van Tyne, Claude H. 1918
  • W1 1911-1993
    • Waller, O. L. 1924-1929
    • War Department. (Various correspondents and enclosed forms) 1918-1920
    • Wells, Herman B. 1937-1993
    • Wicks, Lewis W. 1918
    • Wiecking, Janet Woodburn. 1907-1970 and undated
    • Wilson, Francis I. 1941
    • Winslow, Charles. 1920
  • W2 1890-1941
    • Woodburn, Robert (Bobby). 1906-1941
    • Woodburn, Caroline Gelston. 1890-1931 and undated
    • Woodburn, Delma Gelston. 1923-1939
  • W3 1891-1941
    • Woodburn, Donnie. 1935-1941 and undated
    • Woodburn, James Albert. 1891-1930 and undated
  • W4 1917-1938
    • Woodburn, James Albert. 1917-1938
  • W5 1899-1937
    • Woodburn, James Gelston. 1899-1937
  • W6 1937-1968 - Y 1919-1923
    • Woodburn, James Gelston. 1899-1968 and undated
    • Woodburn family (Various correspondents in one letter). 1912-1934
    • Yeoman, R. C. 1919-1923

II. EPHEMERA

  • Flyers for the orchestra, receipts, newspaper clippings, materials related to education, and ticket stubs, 1911-1918 and undated
  • Items relating to education, the Sigma Nu fraternity, and newspaper clippings and a Purdue University pin, 1913-1919 and undated
  • Receipts, flyers and bulletins, drawings, and a university instructor pamphlet, 1925-1930 and undated

III. LEGAL DOCUMENTS

  • Probate Court documents including the last will and testament of Mary C. Gelston, 1910-1940
  • Warranty deeds created by Gelston family members, 1909-1927

IV. PERSONAL ITEMS

Box 3
  • Awards given to James Gelston Woodburn, 1927-1965
  • Finances of James Albert Woodburn, 1929-1946
  • Foreign materials, including written accounts of trips, 1955
  • Forest Hill Cemetery memorial fund certificate, 1905
  • Funeral service receipts, 1903-1926
  • Gelston farming materials, 1940-1979
  • Report cards for James Gelston Woodburn and James Albert Woodburn, various schools, 1907-1918
  • Woodburn History: Some Generations of a Family by James Albert Woodburn, (Folder 1) 1936
  • Woodburn History: Some Generations of a Family by James Albert Woodburn (Folder 2) 1936
  • Coasters from various establishments, 1911 and undated
  • Journal of James Gelston Woodburn, 1907
  • Journals of James Gelston Woodburn dated from 1906 to 1912 and two undated journals attached together
  • Journals of James Gelston Woodburn, six in total and written in German (?), undated
  • Journals of James Gelston Woodburn, six in total and seem to be used for academic work, 1914 and undated
  • Journal of James Gelston Woodburn, diary of JGW's travel to Germany, enclosed letter from Herman B Wells, 1911
  • Junior Movies pamphlet, Indiana University junior class pamphlet discussing sports, fraternities and sororities, and literary works created by students, 1915
  • Keepsake notes given to James Albert Woodburn on his fiftieth wedding anniversary, 1943
  • School essays, written by James Gelston Woodburn, 1913-1914 and undated
  • School work by James Gelston Woodburn, 1909 and undated
  • Travel booklet by James Gelston Woodburn, 1932
  • Various articles and newspaper clippings saved by James Gelston and James Albert, 1923-1930
  • Various awards and condolences in regards to James Gelston Woodburn, 1980
Box 4
  • Memorial articles and papers for James Gelston Woodburn, 1981
  • Miscellaneous items pertaining to James Gelston Woodburn, 1912-1971
  • Miscellaneous items pertaining to James Gelston Woodburn, 1893-1912 and undated
  • Miscellaneous items pertaining to James Gelston Woodburn, 1912-1914 and undated
  • Obituaries for James Gelston Woodburn, photocopies of news paper entries, 1980
  • Purdue materials, pertaining to James Gelston Woodburn, includes awards, alumni magazines, and articles, 1945-1969
  • Sale of 12 Geddes Heights house located in Ann Arbor Michigan, 1950
  • Sympathy and condolence letters/telegrams, sent to James Albert Woodburn and family, 1943-1953

V. PROFESSIONAL

  • Materials pertaining to Indiana University and both James Gelston and James Albert, 1962-1969
  • Materials pertaining to Indiana University and both James Gelston and James Albert, 1970
  • Materials pertaining to Indiana University, 1938-1959
  • James Gelston Woodburn lecture on Columbia power plant, 1943-1974
  • Materials pertaining to the Woodburn Fellowship, includes correspondence, 1973-1993
  • Miscellaneous materials, 1929-1994

VI. PHOTOGRAPHS

  • Cardboard photographs of various Woodburn family members, 1874 and undated
  • Engineering Society, 1925
  • Woodburn family members, 1867-1890
  • Woodburn office at IU, undated
  • James Albert Woodburn, 1895-1912 and undated
  • James Albert Woodburn passport photo, undated
  • Laboratory class, 1931
  • Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, photocopy, undated
  • Photo album that goes with James Gelston Woodburn's diary of his trip to Germany, 1912
  • Photo album, unidentified subjects, 1911
  • Woodburn family, undated
  • Indiana University, faculty and campus photos, 1916-1962 and undated
  • Miscellaneous photographs, unidentified subjects, undated
  • Negatives 91-102, unidentified subjects and locations, undated
  • Negatives, group titled "Coble," undated
  • Negatives, Ithaca and Ann Arbor, undated
  • Negatives, James Woodburn, undated
  • Negatives, travels to England, undated
  • Negatives, travels to Berlin and Potsdam, undated
  • Negatives, miscellaneous, unidentified subjects and locations, undated
  • Unidentified group photo, 1932-1933
Box 9 (Oversize)
  • Photograph album, photos of various trips including Germany, England, Ithaca, and Indiana University campus, 1911
Box 10 (Oversize)
  • Chi Epsilon fraternity of University of Wisconsin photograph, 1929

VII. PRINT MATERIALS

Box 5
  • Curry and Woodburn House, 1983-1984 and undated
  • German items, possibly from Woodburn's trip in 1912, 1911-1912
  • Map of water works system in Madison, Wisconsin, undated
  • New paper clippings, 1911-1971 and undated
  • Newspaper clippings, most from Madison, Wisconsin newspapers, 1943-1979
  • Political newspaper clippings, 1911 and undated
  • Education materials pertaining to James Gelston and Indiana University, 1908-1940
  • Indiana University and general interest materials, 1914-1917 and undated
  • Indiana University materials, 1903-1950
  • Congressional record, remarks of Honorable Knute Hill, 1940
  • Congressional records, second and third session, includes enclosed handwritten note, 1914
  • Congressional records, third and first sessions, 1914-1916
  • Congressional records, second and first sessions, 1927-1928
  • Congressional records, second session, 1930
  • Newspaper clippings on taxes, 1972-1980
  • Newspaper clippings on historical events, 1915-1976
  • Sesquicentennial Observance, 1950

VIII. REALIA

Box 6 (Oversize)
  • Correspondence case (actual letters moved to Correspondence series)
Box 7 (Oversize)
  • Diploma collection, 1855-1918
Box 8 (Oversize)
  • Decorative gift box, undated
Box 11 (Oversize)
  • Metal trunk, undated

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