Letters : Indianapolis, Ind., to Edward Everett Ayer, [Chicago, Ill.], 1913 Feb. 7-12.
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Jacob Piatt Dunn was a prominent journalist, historian, and political figure as well as Secretary of the Indiana Historical Society from 1886 until his death in 1924. He practiced law in Indianapolis for three years then moved to Colorado where he started writing for newspapers. He returned to Indianapolis in 1884 to practice law. He did so for four years until taking a job with the Indianapolis Journal. He later worked for three other local newspapers. He is best known for writing several books...
Edward Everett Ayer (Nov. 16, 1841 -- May 3, 1927), businessman, bibiliophile and collector. In 1860 he joined an overland expedition to California. He stopped in Nevada, where he worked at a quarz mill in Silver City, but soon moved on to San Francisco. He remained there, working at a planing mill, until the outbread of the Civil War. He enlisted in the 1st Regiment of California Cavalry Volunteers, and was later transferred to the 1st Regiment of New Mexico Infantry. Ayer served in many posts ...
Before 1970 the photographic archives of the Newberry Library were not systematically developed. With the creation of the staff photographer position in 1969, all Library activities became more fully documented. Staff photographers include Peter Weil and Kenneth Cain. From the description of Photographer's file 1970-[ongoing]. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 28306327 Charles Alexander Nelson (1839-1933), librarian and bibliographer, was a Reconstruction administrator...