The Cagle mss., 1964-1973, consists of the correspondence of Geoffrey Edward West Household, 1900-1988, novelist; Anaïs Nin, 1903-1977, author; Eric Honeywood Partridge, 1894-1979, author; and Ian Hamilton Finlay, 1925-2006, poet, with William Rea Cagle, 1933- , librarian at Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
The Lilly Library Readers Services Dept. mss., ca. 1950- 1978, consist of the correspondence and office files of that Department and of Geneva Warner, 1919- , Special Collections librarian, later Head of Readers Services. Several of the files date from the Indiana University Library's Special Collections era, prior to the existence of the Lilly Library. In Spring 1978, the Readers Services Department was merged with Technical services to form a single Book Department. Geneva Warner retired July 1, 1978, at which time this material was sorted and transferred to the Public Services Department for retention as part of the Lilly Library Archives.
The Minnesota Review mss., 1973-1981, consist of the correspondence, printers manuscripts, and proofs of the New Series of the literary magazine published first in Madison, Wisconsin, and later in Bloomington, Indiana.
The Elliott, J.B. mss., 1851-1853, are letters written by and to John Bennett Elliott, 1836-1904, student at Indiana University, 1852-1853, and later farmer and fruit grower of Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana.