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Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, 2004
Helen Daniels was born in Tipton, Indiana on February 28, 1907, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth (Staats) Daniels. Her father worked as a lawyer in Tipton, her mother as a housewife. In the 1920s, after the death of her father from diabetes, she moved to Indianapolis, where she held a variety of jobs before becoming a secretary for the Community Service Council. Entranced by the work being done there, she made the decision to attend the Indiana Extension School (later IUPUI), where she earned her undergraduate, and later graduate degree in Social Work. During the course of her 40-year career, she was employed as a social worker for the Community Service Council, the Public Health Center, and the Juvenile Court. During this time, Helen Daniels also worked as a human welfare lobbyist in the Indiana Legislature.
This collection contains seven items, including 3 letters written to Helen Daniels from various correspondents, a memorial written by the Tipton Bar Association after the death of Edward Daniels, a letter to Mrs. Daniels from Thomas Langan, and a newspaper clipping and a note regarding an event put on by the Elks of Tipton, Indiana.
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[1920, Feb. 4]. TLS, memorial in honor of Edward Daniels by the Tipton Bar
1945, Dec. 23. ALS to Helen Daniels from Nick.
1947, Jan. 1. ALS to Helen Daniels from M.N.
1949, Mar. 4. ALS to Mrs. Daniels and family from Thomas J. Langan.
[1949, Mar. 4] AN with names of charter members that did not attend a ceremony
1949, Mar. 4. Newspaper clipping from Tipton Tribune
1949, Aug. 13. ALS to Helen Daniels from Thomas J. Langan
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1920-1949
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: S2565, V239