Inventory
 

Frances E. Hughes Collection
Dates: 1947-1975
Accession Number: 861103
Donor: Frances E. Hughes
Description: Two document cases and one flat storage box


Content and Scope of Collection

For many years Frances E. Hughes was a reporter and feature writer for the Terre Haute Star. She also had pieces published in Indianapolis and Louisville, KY newspapers. Hughes covered a wide range of subject matter such as homes, hobbies, festivals, artists, and her articles were always people-centered. The materials are mostly newspaper clippings arranged loosely in broad subject categories. She created a chronological index.

Document Case 1

 

Folder 1

Horse racing-- photographs of Axtell and
  Nancy Hanks from 1889 and 1892

1962, 1963

Folder 2

Shell fishing

Folder 3

Alice Fischer

1961

Folder 4

Valeska Suratt

1961

Fanny Garland (Mrs. Charles Filbeck)

1961

Folder 5

Davis Family Concert Co.

1961, 1962

Helen Jeffers ("Hoosier Jenny Lind")

1961

Emma Klatte ("King Sisters")

Folder 6

Amalia Kussner

1961

Janet Scudder

1961, 1976

Gilbert Wilson

1965

William Herschell

D.Omer Seamon

John "Jock" Wilson

Caroline Peddle Ball

Folder 7

Max Ehrmann and Bertha Pratt King

1969, 1972, 1975

Paul Dresser and Louise Dresser

1962

Folder 8

Feature articles on women

1968-1971

Spectator articles on Madam Brown

1979

Folder 9

Feature articles on Saint Mary-of-the-
  Woods College
  (Centennial Anniversary celebration)

1940

Miscellaneous features

n.d., 1969, 1972

Folder 10

Demolition of important buildings

1968,1969

Human interest stories

1966-1969

Folder 11

Feature articles

1960s

Folder 12

"Wabash Valley Leisure" containing
  articles by Hughes

July-Nov. 1972,
Feb.-May 1973

Document Case 2

 

Folder 1

"Famous Early Terre Hauteans," notes
  for a talk

n.d.

Folder 2

Terre Haute homes

1969-1972

Folder 3

Terre Haute homes

1969-1971

Folder 4

Hobbies

1970-1972

Folder 5

Hobbies

1963-1967

Folder 6

Feature articles

1960s

Folder 7

Feature articles

1960s

Folder 8

Feature articles

1960s

Folder 9

Feature articles

1960s, 1972

Flat Storage Box

 

1

Fur trade, Spencer, Indiana

1947, 1948

2

"Killer Highway" 41, Governor Whitcomb
  cuts ribbon

Nov. 1, 1969

3

Senior citizen services in Vigo County

Aug. 6, l969

4

Charles Hord Ray family cabins

1965, 1966, 1970

5

Condit House Alan Rankin ISU

1968

6

"They're Keeping Things Poppin' in In
  Indiana": Popcorn, Princeton Farms

Oct. 6, 1963

7

"Festive Day at Rosedale" strawberries

June 30, 1963

8

"Birds of Prey Kill on Demand"
  Don Anderson--falcons

Jan. 26, 1964

9

"On the Banks of the Wabash"

Oct.8, 1967

10

"Wabash Valley Museum"

Dec. 9, 1962

11

"Army of Preoccupation " Strawberry
  Hill Cannoneers

March 31, 1963

12

"Why?" family history by granddaughter
  of Frances E. Hughes

June 3, 1962

13

"A Link in Hoosier Heritage" Paul
  Dresser's birthplace

July 16, 1961

14

"A Family Museum" Miller

June 11, 1967

15

"Mrs. Goldwater's Hoosier Ancestors"

Sept. 20, 1964

16

"Would You Eat a Hedge Apple?"
  Victoria Sue Richards, Garfield High School
  science fair winner

July 9, 1961

17

"A Wood Man's Wooden House"
  L. E. (Buck) Sawyer

April 30, 1972

18

"Hobby with a Flavor" Shaker Maid
  Herb Farm-Adams

Sept. 30, 1962

19

"Growing with the Classics"
  Gilbert Wilson

n.d.

20

"Beauties of Yesteryear"
   Early Wheels Museum

Oct. 21, 1962

21

"Doc and Henry Roll Merrily Along"
  Dr. Glenn D. Irwin

Nov. 4, 1962

22

"The Covered Bridge Capitol of the
  U.S.A." Parke County

Oct. 07, 1962

23

"Doris Neal, Builder of Spirits"
  Handicapped Hoosier of the Year

May 21, 1972

24

"Two Sisters Revive an Old Art" -
  weaving -Mary L. Kratzer
  & Charlotte A. Baird

June 13, 1965

25

"Star Gazers" Carl Wirth., Leo Deming,
  George Mitchell

Aug. 4, 1963

26

"Lights May Glow Again in McKinley
  Tavern east of Brazil"

Sept. 21, 1965

27

"Gift to Historical Society Recalls
  Carriage Days"

Dec. 15, 1965

28

"One WorldOn a Hoosier Farm"
  Dr. Robert M. Fell's international zoo

Jan. 10, 1965

29

Living Today with Yesterday's Modern"
  John Carlin Biel's country home

March 14, 1965