Vachel Lindsay ephemera
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Brief Description:

Signed photograph of Vachel Lindsay, 8 x 10 inches, black and white.

Souvenir Program of "The Village Improvement Parade," recited by Vachel and Elizabeth Lindsay, October 13, 1930, at the First Christian Church, Springfield, Illinois.  Illustrated by the author.  Numbered 333 of 1000 and signed by Lindsay and his wife.  9 x 12 inches, 8 pages.

Vachel Lindsay Home, undated etching by Virginia Stuart Brown (signed as V. S. Brown), former Lincoln home caretaker.

Springfield High School Bulletin, December 11, 1931, covering Lindsay's funeral.

Dispatch (From the Illinois State Historical Society), May/June and Nov./December 1990, featuring articles about the Vachel Lindsay Home in Springfield.

Sinclair Lewis, Vachel Lindsay: One of Our Few, one-page appreciation written in 1932 and published in 1962 by the Syracuse University Library Association.

Promotional material concerning Lindsay and his legacy, partly from the Vachel Lindsay Association of Springfield.

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Record Series Number: 1/8/1982
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 00/00/1996.
Arrangement: One folder.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted.
Subject Index
American poetry - 20th century
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931.
Springfield (Ill.)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: Ralph McCoy