Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013
Charlotte [Arlie] Cathcart was born June 22, 1877, in Indianapolis, to Robert Weir and Alice (Morrison) Cathcart. She attended the Girls’ Classical School in Indianapolis, founded by May Wright Sewall. Cathcart remained unmarried her entire life, and worked as society editor for the Indianapolis News, as a hospital stenographer in France during World War I, and as head of the travel department for the Fletcher American Bank in Indianapolis. She died in August 1964.
Information Found within Collection
Quigley, Barbara. Finding Aid. Cathcart Family Photographs. William Henry Smith Memorial Library. Indiana Historical Society. http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/cathcart-family-photographs-1857-ca-1901.pdf.
Scope and Content:
This collection contains a photocopy of a letter from Cathcart to her childhood friend, Helen (Edson) Ennis. Included is a map of the neighborhood in which they grew up (at the intersection of Pennsylvania and 9th Streets, Indianapolis), along with a list of the people who lived in area at the time. The date referenced by the map is unknown.
Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.
Folder and Item Listing:
Folder 1. Charlotte Cathcart
1959-3-14 Photocopy of letter, Charlotte Cathcart to Helen (Edson) Ennis
1959-3-14 Photocopy of map of neighborhood at Pennsylvania and 9th Streets, Indianapolis
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1959
Provenance: Indianapolis Public Library, 1966
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 Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
MA BA 7-12-2013