Category Archives: Hoosier Authors

Hoosier Authors: Paul Dresser

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Back on August 8, 2017, my colleague James Wethington wrote about the Hoosier author, Theodore Dreiser. I bet you didn’t know that another Dreiser boy also gained literary fame, … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: James Whitcomb Riley

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) was born in Greenfield, Indiana; his father was an attorney and member of the Indiana legislature who named his son after his friend, former Indiana … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Celebrating Hoosier Author, Gene Stratton-Porter

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and University Archives. On a special edition of “On This Day” and final edition of “Hoosier Authors”, we are celebrating the hundredth and fifty-fourth birthday of Hoosier author, Gene … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Lew Wallace

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Just like summer vacation, our “Hoosier Authors” series is winding down this week; but we have two more authors to discuss! Today, we are examining the … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Edgar Whitcomb

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. We are switching gears today: if you have followed our recent blog series, “Hoosier Authors”, I have been discussing numerous novelists. Today, we are going over … Continue reading

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