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Fortune, William 1863-1942

Overview
Works: 30 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 199 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Genealogy  Records and correspondence  Sources  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F532.W4, 977.232
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Most widely held works about William Fortune
 
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Most widely held works by William Fortune
Where did you get that hat? : a symposium by J. Christian Bay( Book )
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young E. Allison memorial meeting : Henderson, Kentucky, June 24, 1933 : proceedings compiled for publication by Otto Arthur Rothert( Book )
4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four histories of Warrick County, Indiana ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The budget read before the Century Club of Indianapolis, Tuesday evening, May Thirty-first, Eighteen Ninety-five ( Book )
1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Ewing Allison papers by Young Ewing Allison( Book )
2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consists of two typed manuscripts by Allison, correspondence between him and Eleanor Bowman, 3 pamphlets, clippings and printed material. The first manuscript "Insurance on Noah's Ark" was written in 1897, and the second is an "Unfinished Autobiography of Young E. Allison" which was found by his sister Susan Allison
[Letters] by William Fortune( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Exchange of letters between Fortune and Esther McNitt of the State Library regarding a possible donation
Indiana history bulletin. Extra number, December, 1925 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters by Albert William Macy( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of correspondence of Albert William Macy, 1853-, author, principally with David Laurance Chambers, 1879-1963, vice-president of The Bobbs-Merrill Company, publishers, Indianapolis, Indiana, in regard to the possible publication of Macy's early recollections of James Whitcomb Riley
County histories of the Old Northwest. Series 3, Indiana reel 24 ( )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Indiana and Lincoln by William Fortune( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by Lucius B Swift( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This collection consists primarily of Swift's correspondence from the period 1885 - 1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift's publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included is correspondence regarding Swift's involvement with progressive Republicans, particularly Theodore Roosevelt and Albert J. Beveridge; correspondence regarding his work in the campaign to prepare the United States for war with Germany (1914-1918), and reactions to his pamphlets Germans in America (1915) and America's Debt to England (1917); correspondence regarding tariff reform (1908-1912); papers regarding Citizens Gas Company and the Indianapolis Sanitary Commission (1920s); papers regarding his lecturing and writing on historical reform topics (1910s-1920s); his letters to his wife (1885-1916), primarily written from the east while he was attending reform and political meetings, including meetings with Theodore Roosevelt; his diaries written during a meeting of the National Civil Service Reform League (1889), during a meeting to discuss the creation of a reform political party (1892); on a trip to Massachusetts (1897); his journal (1875-1888), including notes on LaPorte, starting a law practice in Indianapolis, politics, and reminiscences of his Civil War experiences; and drafts of his letters and essays on reform and politics. Albert J. Beveridge, Eliza A. Blaker, Charles J. Bonaparte, James H. Breasted, William Lowe Bryan, Edward Cary, French Ensor Chadwick, Edward P. Clark, George William Curtis, Richard Henry Dana, Dorman B. Eaton, Charles W. Fairbanks, William Farnum, William Fortune, John Watson Foster, William Dudley Foulke, James P. Goodrich, John K. Gowdy, Albert Bushnell Hart, William Dean Howells, Louis Howland, Charles Evans Hughes, Jules Jusserand, George Kennan, Henry S. Lea, Francis E. Leupp, Henry Cabot Lodge, Arthur O. Lovejoy, George W. McAneny, Franklin MacVeagh, W.H.H. Miller, Oliver T. Morton, Henry Raymond Mussey, Meredith Nicholson, Walter H. Page, William Potts, Edith Kermit Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, John C. Rose, Carl Schurz, Francis Lynde Stetson, Moorfield Storey, Mark Sullivan, Charles P. Taft, William Howard Taft, Frank William Taussig, Oswald Garrison Villard, James W. Wadsworth, William English Walling, Everett Wheeler, Charles R. Williams, Horace White, Wong Kai Kah, James A. Woodburn
Young Ewing Allison : by Young Ewing Allison( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence, pictures, legal documents, manuscript and printed copies of the works of Y.E. Allison, much of it collected by Otto A. Rothert to be used in the Select Works of Young E. Allison. Allison's works include song lyrics, opera scores, biographical sketches, editorials and news stories, historical treatises, essays on insurance topics, speeches, humorous sketches, writings on miscellaneous topics, and bibliographies of his works. Two unbound copies of Select Works of Young E. Allison, edited by Young E. Allison, Jr., William Fortune, and J. Christian Bay with the assistance of Otto A. Rothert; announcements of the Young E. Allison Commemoration Committee of The Filson Club; proof sheets and prints of pictures used in Select Works; subscriptions, mailing lists, bills and receipts, and correspondence pertaining to Select Works; record of the Allison Memorial Meeting, Henderson, Ky., June, 1933; and the unveiling of a bronze tablet dedicated to Y.E. Allison, Henderson, Ky., Nov. 1934 are also included
Address on Lincoln before the Southwestern Indiana historical society by William Fortune( Book )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Office-getting by William Fortune( Book )
1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The pioneer flood relief expedition by William Fortune( )
1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by William Fortune( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers and scrapbooks relating to Fortune's various civic activities, including his involvement with Indianapolis Commercial Club and Chamber of Commerce, and especially his work on street paving and abolition of railroad grade crossings in Indianapolis, Nancy Hanks Lincoln State Memorial, Boonville, Ind., including research notes and writings on Abraham Lincoln, local and national Red Cross, Grand Army of the Republic, and American Peace Society; together with letters (1903-1917) from Young Allison in Louisville, Ky., to James Whitcomb Riley and Edmund Eitel. Correspondents include Louis Ludlow and Herman B. Wells
 
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Alternative Names
Fortune, Will, 1863-1942
Languages
English (39)