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Jewett mss., 1914-1928

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu

Creator
Jewett, Charles Webster, 1884-1961

Title
Jewett mss., 1914-1928

Collection No.
LMC 3007

Extent
12 volumes

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
The Jewett mss., ca. 1914-1928, consists of scrapbooks, chiefly of news clippings, about and relating to Indianapolis lawyer and politician Charles Webster Jewett, 1884-1961.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Born in Franklin, Indiana, Jewett served one term as mayor of Indianapolis, 1918-1921, and was the Republican candidate for Governor in 1928 and for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1938. He died in Indianapolis April 28, 1961 and is interred in that city’s Crown Hill Cemetery.

Scope and Content Note

The Jewett mss., ca. 1914-1928, consist of scrapbooks, chiefly of news clippings, about and relating to Indianapolis lawyer and politician Charles Webster Jewett, 1884-1961. Most of the clippings deal with his political career, his mayoral years, and his Republican party activities up to and including his campaign for Governor.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired 2007.
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
Jewett mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Box 1 Collection

Contains seven volumes with the following date spans:


Sept. 1914 - Dec. 1917 

Sept. - Nov. 1914 

Dec. 1915 - Nov. 1916 

Nov. 1916 - Sept. 1917 

Nov. 1916 - Nov. 1917 

Sept. - Oct. 1917 

1918 - 1919 

Box 2

Contains five volumes with the following date spans:


1918-1919 

1919 - 1921 

(2 volumes)


Apr. 1927 - 1929 

Apr. - May 1928