People Lew Knew

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Dr. Harry Wann stands in a studio facing the nude figure of a woman he is sculpting

Harry Wann & Friendship with the Wallaces

Helping with the care and maintenance of the grounds of the Lew Wallace property by incoming freshmen at Wabash College is not a recent phenomenon. These young men have been helping the museum for years and actually helped General and Mrs. Wallace in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. […]

Mark Twain wrote his opinion of Lew Wallace's writing:

Mark Twain Said What?

According to a recent article in the New York Times, celebrated author Mark Twain was “often savage in his commentary” on other literary works. Voracious readers of the 19th and early 20th centuries commonly wrote in the margins of their books. Twain annotated already-published volumes by renowned authors Rudyard Kipling, […]