Daughters of the American Revolution
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: SP168
Scope and Contents This collection includes 4 black-and-white photographs taken at the dedication for the Charles Osborn historical plaque in Quakerdom Cemetery in Porter County, Indiana on September 28, 1958. The images most likely appeared in the July 1959 Indiana History Bulletin. A small group of African American girls sang at the event.
Collection — Folder: S2226
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of "Early Industries in Clark County," a paper read before the Ann Rogers Clark Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution (DAR) by Fannie B. Pile Sparks in April 1923 and "Indiana as a Manufacturing State," a paper read for the chapter by Cora Howard Sweeney in March 1924.
Collection — Folder: S1513
Scope and Contents This collection includes two sets of typed histories of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Cornelia Cole Fairbanks Chapter in Indianapolis, Indiana. One set ranges from 1907 to 1957 and the second set ranges from 1907 to 1946.
Collection — Folder: S1514
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of meeting minutes, membership rosters, and annual reports of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), General John Tipton Chapter in Tipton, Indiana ranging from 1928-1933.
Collection — Folder: S1000
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of the 1945 pamphlet, "Elizabethtown, 1845-1945"; "Church History of the Free Methodist Church, Columbus, IN" covering the years 1921-1968; and "Historical Sketch of Jennings County, Indiana" with biographical information about the Vawter family and historical information about the towns, churches, and businesses of the county. The copies were made by Mrs. Hershel E. Murphy for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Joseph Hart Chapter,...
Dates: circa 1966-1968
Collection — Folder: S1893
Scope and Contents This collection is divided evenly between two families, the Denny family of LaGrange County and the McConnell family of Noble County. Materials related to the Denny family date from 1858-1939 and include a teacher's license, academic admission slips, a license to practice medicine issued by the United States Internal Revenue, and receipts. Items relating to the McConnell family date from 1849-1932 and include the diagram of a plat for a graveyard, a teacher's license, a notice of acceptance...
File — Folder: S2220
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, clippings, articles of incorporation and other organizational documents, photographs, and postcards from the Navy Comforts Committee in Indiana and the United States, as well as documents used or created by Helen F. Bennett ranging from 1888 to 1939 regarding the Comforts Committee of the Navy League. Correspondents include the Navy League of the United States, the Secretary of the Navy, Studebaker, the U.S.S. Indiana, Daughters of the American...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials dating from circa 1870 to 1975 related to organizations in which Mrs. Scott was active. The collection is, overall, in the organization created by Mrs. Scott.Folder 1 has material from the Indianapolis Parliamentary Law Club dating from 1946 to 1975. It contains letters, newsclippings, directories, a written motion, a mimeographed sheet of by-laws, and a sliding-rule device for answering parliamentary questions.Folder 2 contains...
Dates: circa 1870-1975
Collection — Folder: S1683-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three items from LaGrange County, Indiana, including an undated advertising card for the Lima Manufacturing Company's Queen windmill in Lima, Indiana (currently Howe); a short, typed history of the LaGrange courthouse of 1843 and an account of a gavel made of the wood from the 1843 courthouse, which the LaGrange de Lafayette chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) returned to LaGrange County, after 1923; and a seven-page, typed narrative by Dan Wisel...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Marie Stuart Edwards and the Shirk, Stuart, and Edwards families in Lafayette and Peru, Indiana and Marion, Ohio, as well as photographs, letters, and scrapbook pages from Mary Castner Smiley in Denver, Indiana, ranging from 1876 to 1990, regarding Edwards' women's suffrage activism (circa 1920-1922) and war work during World War II; family portraits of Edwards and three generations of the Stuart and Edwards families; the Shirk-Edwards House in Peru,...