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Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Miner, Virginia Scott.
Materials are in English
Consists of the papers of Mrs. Virginia (Scott) Miner (Mrs. Dewey Hobson Miner), 1901-1982, poet.
This collection is open for research.
Mrs. Virginia (Scott) Miner (Mrs. Dewey Hobson Miner), 1901-1982, was a poet. A native of Indiana, she taught for several years at the Pembroke-Country Day School in Kansas City. She retired in 1967 and later moved to Warsaw, Indiana. Some of her writings were published under pseudonyms of Hannah Wilcox and Hoosier Hannah.
Organized into a single series: Files.
Consists of the papers of Mrs. Virginia (Scott) Miner (Mrs. Dewey Hobson Miner), 1901-1982, poet. The materials include correspondence, diaries, poems, notebooks, and scrapbooks; musical settings by composers Leo Ascher, Mary Mildred Chubb, Eileen B. Maltby, and Alfred R. Service, and drawings by illustrators Dorothy Bayley, Harold M. Sichel, and Katherine Richardson Wireman for poems by Mrs. Miner; poems and prose by many of the students at Pembroke-Country Day School; and a group of letters and writings by former students Martin Cohen, Geoffrey Alexander Oelsner (with a few drawings), and Paul Williams. Letters written from a trip to Europe in 1953 form a travel account of the countries of France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, and England.
Printed materials include clippings of poems, many of which were removed from the scrapbooks, several periodicals in which the poems appeared, book reviews, articles, and a high school yearbook of 1917 in which Miner's first published poem appeared. A number of photographs may be found in the biographical folder.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in IUCAT, the IU Libraries' online catalog. Materials about related topics, persons or places can be found by searching the catalog using these terms.
Boxes 1-3 have been indexed.
Includes student poetry/prose; articles concerning the retirement of Virginia Scott Miner; Writing Club; First Day Versifiers.
Includes Author-Journalist, Apr. 1955; Kansas Quarterly, v. 15 no. 2, 2/83; Calamus, no. 12, June 1976; brochures; magazine and newspaper clippings
Sheet music of several V.S. Miner's poems arranged musically by Leo Ascher, M.M. Chub, and Alfred Service. Titles include The Bored Goblins; Come Early Spring; Come with Spring; Double Heaven; Irish Legend; Moon Money; Not So My Heart (photostat copy); Song of the Rushes; Tension; Wren Song
[Includes P.E.O. Register July 1978, Oct. 1978, Nov. 1978, Jan. 1979; member directory 1974-1975, 1977-1978; speeches; poems; notes]
[Includes The Windless Orchard #38, Spring-Summer 1981; New Letters, Winter 1981-1982 (2 copies); Helicon Nine, no. 5, Fall 1981; Focus Midwest, vol. 14, no. 86; New Mexico Quarterly, vol. XXX, no. 4, Winter 1960-1961; Indiana Names, vol. III, no. 2, Fall 1972; Unity, April 1981, December 1981; Bits and Pieces from My Hoard that Grew , June 12, 1969; Cornucopia, vol. 20 no. 2 Summer 1966, vol. 20 no. 3 Winter 1966, vol. 21 no. 4 Winter 1967, vol. 22 no. 3 Fall 1968, vol. 22 no. 2 Summer 1969]
[Includes student and parent directory/handbooks, 1971/1972, 1978-1982; Helicon 1964-1968, 1970, 1977-1978, 1980-1981; yearbook 1960; grade book 1966-1967]
[Includes photographs and literature from the Missouri Repertory Theatre]
[Includes maps; brochures; magazine articles; postcards]
[Includes Indiana History Bulletin January 1971; newspaper clippings]
[Includes maps, brochures, photographs and postcards of Europe, the West Indies, South America, and the United States]
[Includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles and brochures with autograph notes]