Ida Strawn Baker

Ida Strawn Baker
1912 – 1940
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Return to the Alphabetical List of All Online Finding Aids

                          Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, May 2010                     

Biographical Note:

Ida Strawn Baker was an Indianapolis artist and president of Waldcraft Laboratories Inc. (1930s – 1942). Baker was also an Indianapolis art and craft supply businesswoman. The Waldcraft Center served as a non-profit group that offered assistance to artists, and professional help in crafts and frescos.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of 1 folder and 7 volumes. The folder contains an undated poem titled Black Billy. The 7 volumes are diaries and/or sketch books of Baker. The diaries consist of Baker’s daily like, business affairs, and various trips to Europe, California, and World War 1 army camps.

Photocopying Policy:

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.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1.  1 Folder, 7 Volumes

1. Black Billy Poem
1. Diary 1912
2. Diary 1916 – 1922
3. Diary 1917 – 1918
4. Diary 1925
5. Diary 1938
6. Diary 1939
7. Diary 1940

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 1 folder, 7 volumes
Collection Dates: 1912 – 1940
Provenance: Ida S. Strawn, 6-1942
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
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
Related Holdings: None