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Carl Anderson Collection
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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, December 2004
Carl Anderson was born September 1, 1875 in Brooklyn, Indiana, the son of John Wesley and Lide (Spaulding) Anderson. He spent his formative years in Spencer, Indiana and later attended DePauw University. Anderson worked as a chalk talk artist and was the author of several books. In November 1913 he founded, and was editor of, the Owen Leader, which he maintained control of until 1939, when he sold the newspaper. Anderson married Frances B. King on July 27, 1904 in Owen County, IN. He died on May , 1943 in Spencer, Indiana, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery.
Source: “Former Spencer Publisher Dead.” Indianapolis News 27 May 1943.
This collection contains a copy “Tales of a Wayside Tavern” (photocopy) written by Carl Anderson. This collection of short stories includes tales such as “Moses When the Lights Went Out,” “Dog on the Democrats,” “Blast be the Tie that Binds,” and “The Downfall of a Badman.”
n.d. “Tales of a Wayside Tavern” (photocopy)
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: n.d.
Provenance: Wade Allbritten, Spencer, IN, 17 Aug. 1967
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: None
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.