This collection of Ida M. Tarbell's papers encompass her professional life (1890-1943) as a journalist, author, and lecturer. Her research materials pertaining to The History of the Standard Oil Company are housed at the Drake Well Museum in Titusville. For further information about the papers of Ida M. Tarbell, please contact Jane Westenfeld (, 814.322.3789. When citing items from this collection please use the following. Item Name, Ida M. Tarbell Collection, 1890-1944, Pelletier Library Allegheny College

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  • Autobiography: All in A Day's Work

    In this community, there are the chapter drafts for her original worked titled Recollections (her original autobiography), chapters for All in A Day's Work, and within the notes there are narratives, letters, notebook pages ...
  • General Correspondence

    Letters, notes (1890s - 1943) relating to Ida Tarbell's professional life
  • The Ida M. Tarbell Collection of Lincolniana

    The collection, given to Allegheny College in 1938 by Tarbell, contains her research notes, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln and his life.
  • Writings of Ida M.Tarbell

    Manuscripts for published and unpublished materials along with notes, research materials and correspondence

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