The Lilly Library is the rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of the Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington. Its collections represent a diversity of subjects, including literature; children’s literature; history; folklore; science; radio, film and television; book collecting and bookselling; journalism; and translation.

Subcollections (42)

List of items in this collection

Boyd mss., 1811-1815., LMC 1117

Consists in the main of letters to John Parker Boyd, 1764-1830, brigadier-general in the War of 1812. Letters consist of orders to Boyd in command of the 4th...


Armstrong mss., 1830-1838., LMC 1021

Consists of letters of John Armstrong, Secretary of War, Feb. 5, 1813-Sept. 3, 1814. Most of them are addressed to Colonel John J. Abert, 1788-1863, who ...