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Henry M. Dowling
Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Philip N. Williams, 1998
Henry McCabe Dowling, son of Judge Alexander Dowling, was born July 4, 1872 in New Albany, Indiana, and a graduate of DePauw University and Harvard Law School. Dowling was an instructor at the Indiana University School of Law from 1905 to 1942. He was recognized as an authority on the lives of Washington and Lincoln. He was also regarded as an authority on the history of the United States Constitution.
Dowling was a partner in the law firm of Dowling and Dowling, with his son Addison. He specialized in corporate and probate law. Dowling was a member of the Indiana Railroad Commission, a forerunner of the Public Service Commission; and he subsequently served as a member of the PSC. He taught Men’s Bible Class at First Presbyterian Church. Dowling died on Sept. 25, 1953.
The title page declares this 1936 breast-pocket yearbook, “General Addresses by Henry M. Dowling.” These addresses are listed alphabetically by title, with sections created based on initial letters of the titles. The subjects are broad, including law, war, George Washington, social and industrial development, religion, politics, music, mountain climbers, and speeches for special audiences (e.g. for a grade school or a law school)
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1936 Yearbook with alphabetical listing of speech titles and subjects, separated into sections by first letter of title
Size of Collection: 1 volume
Collection Dates: 1936
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None