Arthur B. Carr

Arthur B. Carr

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, June 2013

Biographical Note:

Arthur B. Carr served as director of the Indianapolis Children’s Museum for 16 years, since it started in 1925. Mrs. Grace Golden was executive secretary for the past 14 years. 


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

This is the three-page typed retirement speech given by Arthur B. Carr on June 1, 1942, at the Athletic Club luncheon upon his retirement from 16 years as director of the Indianapolis Children’s Museum. There is also a one-page statement by Miss Faye Henley, Secretary of the Board of Trustees. Miss Henley’s typed statement has no date but it is assumed the paper was read at the same June 1, 1942 retirement lunch at the Indianapolis Athletic Club.   

Photocopy Policy:

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.

Collection Inventory

Item Listing:

6-1-1942 Miss Faye Henley’s one-page tribute to Arthur B. Carr
6-1-1942 Arthur B. Carr’s three-page retirement speech

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder, 1 item
Collection Dates: June 1, 1942
Provenance:  C. B. Coleman, June 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 and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 8-2-2013