Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Ind.)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Caleb Blood Smith burial collection
Collection — Folder: S3283
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of 1936 correspondence from the Connersville Public Library regarding the resting place of Caleb Blood Smith and an image of his suspected burial site. There are also maps and diagrams from Crown Hill Cemetery regarding the mausoleum there.
Crown Hill Cemetery collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes an operating statement dated March 1942, and a letter dated April 12, 1950 to Reily G. Adams notifying him that he was elected to the Board of Corporators. The other materials are printed publications of the Crown Hill Heritage Foundation and items used by the Staff Genealogist when helping people get information about ancestors buried at Crown Hill. These items include a four-page request form, "A Brief Look at the History of Crown Hill Cemetery," "Nomenclature of...
Crown Hill Cemetery proprietor's ticket
Collection — Folder: S1817
Scope and Contents This collection includes one Crown Hill Cemetery proprietor's ticket issued to Susan Rupp for lot number 208, section 25 (circa 1890s). The ticket lists F.W. Chislett as superintendent and S.A. Fletcher as president.
Dates: circa 1890s
Frederick M. Robinson collection
Collection — Folder: S1129
Scope and Contents The certificate of ownership which Crown Hill Cemetery gave to Frederick M. Robinson was photocopied front and back, thus making four papers. One paper is just the deed cover sheet. The certificate itself requires two pages for the top half and for the lower half. The fourth sheet is a list of the rules and regulations to which lot owners are subject. Mr. Robinson paid $100.00 for Lot 107 in Section 25, containing 288 "superficial feet." The certificate, dated March 20, 1897, was...
Collection — Folder: SP070
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of Richard Jordan Gatling's tomb in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana and his invention the Gatling gun taken by the Indiana Department of Conservation in March 1964. There is also the front page of the February 7, 1874 issue of Scientific American, which features the Gatling gun.
Dates: 1874/02/07; 1964
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Gatling photographs
James Blake papers
Collection — Folder: S130
Scope and Contents This collection includes bills and autographed, signed letters from various correspondents in Indiana and Pennsylvania ranging from 1826 to 1847 regarding to business interests.
Dates: 1826-1847, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James Blake papers
Moore and Johnston family photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, photographic postcards, and glass plate negatives from Bertha B. Johnston, Alma Turner Moore, and Beatrice J. Johnston in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1871 to 1934 and undated, regarding the Johnston, Moore, Turner, and James families and their daily lives. There are also a few other items including: an Otis Turner's Attractions advertising sheet; an article titled "The Great Birthday Party" which includes photographs by Clyde T. Moore; and a...
Dates: 1871-1934, undated
Nikki Stoddard Schofield, Bowen-Merrill fire collection
Collection — Folder: S2304
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items compiled by Nikki Stoddard Schofield regarding the March 17, 1890 Bowen-Merrill Company stationery and bookstore fire in Indianapolis, Indiana, including two essays from the Crown Hill Cemetery archives. The first essay, "'Horror of Horror': The Bowen-Merrill Fire," is six-page narrative about the fire and has Howard Stahl's signature on the last page (undated.) The second essay, "The Bowen-Merrill Fire," lists the ten firemen killed in the fire that are...
Dates: 1929-1930, undated
Robert H. Scott collection
Collection — Folder: S1157
Scope and Contents This collection includes six copied pages, including his pension papers, newspaper clippings, and military tintype portrait, ranging from 1861to 1912, regarding Robert H. Scott’s Civil War service record and his burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Robert H. Scott collection
Robert Sanford Foster collection
Collection — Folder: S3337
Scope and Contents This collection includes items pertaining to Robert Sanford Foster, including a three-page, typed biography by Nikki Schofield for the Sons of Union Veterans program at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana on May 27, 2013; a copy of a photograph of Foster in his Union uniform; a plot map of section 15, lot 11 of Crown Hill Cemetery showing the place of internment for the Foster family; two lot internment orders for Clarence M. Foster (1930) and Mary Roberts Foster (1934); and copies of...