With the start of a new school year under most of our belts, I thought it might be appropriate to highlight a textbook this month!
I know I should never judge a book by its cover, but sometimes that cover is just too beautiful to ignore! This is certainly the case with A.E. Kunderd's 1930 catalog of gladioli.
It's August! Which means it is time for the Indiana State Fair! Learn about the IHS image collection that contains classic photos of the state fair and find out how IHS members can get free tickets into the fairgrounds.
I recently cataloged six issues of Black and Gold, an Indiana school yearbook. Before going into too much detail, let's play a guessing game!
Welcome to my inaugural blog post! As the cataloger of Printed Collections at the Indiana Historical Society, I have the privilege of examining some very unique and interesting items on a daily basis. Every month, I plan to highlight one recently cataloged book, pamphlet, or map that stands out from the crowd.
Former Indianapolis Star journalist and current history teacher, Andrea Neal, selected the top 100 events/historical figures in Indiana history, some well-known such as George Rogers Clark, and others obscured by time or memory such as the visit of Marquis de Lafayette to southern Indiana for her new book.