Grand Army of the Republic (U.S.)
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Grand Army of the Republic, George H. Thomas Post No. 17 collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books, as well as correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).There is also the organization...
Grand Army of the Republic Post No. 1, Montgomery County collection
Collection — Folder: S2909
Scope and Contents The collection includes a photocopy of the minutes book from the Montgomery County, Indiana Grand Army of the Republic titled, "Original Record of Grand Army Post Organized at Crawfordsville, Ind in 1866", with eight page name index and 53 pages of minutes, including the organizational meeting notes and charter.
Horan family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes family letters from Ireland (1825-1840); letters of introduction for Horan written by Irish businessmen to acquaintances in the the United States (1836); tax receipts, merchant licenses, a will, naturalization papers, and other papers of Michael and Mary Horan from Kosciusko County, Indiana (1837-1858); Civil War veterans' papers and pension papers of Hiram F. Berst (1863-1888); Berst's certificates from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Patriarchal Circle and the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Horan family papers
Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes the record of books from the Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home given to the Lawrie Library, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and is comprised of 3 volumes, including a guest book (1951-1976) and library borrower records (1967-1976). The collection ranges from 1934 to 1976.
James M. VanHook collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated
June Cox collection
Collection — Folder: S2026
Scope and Contents This collection is an assortment of items, dated from 1883-1926, possibly used for a speech on oral and family history. The items relate to the Cox and Clark families. Included is a French post card; Professor Paul Sebring of Vincennes University song recital program; two tickets for the 1924 Indiana Democratic State Convention at Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana; a Paramount Artists Service business card; Jeffersonville, Indiana, First Christian Church bulletin; Vincennes University...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / June Cox collection
Lewis King papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the minutes of the 27th Indiana Infantry Regiment Association; a religious tract from 1849 by Reverend Robert Newstead; a medal of a Grand Army of the Republic veteran from 1866; a typed and autographed manuscript from Lewis King; an autographed, signed poem by Lewis King; autographed and signed letters from Thomas Deputy, Joshua Deputy, W.E. McGuire, Mrs. Archie McEwen, and Edmund R. Brown in Indiana, Tennessee and Virginia ranging from 1862 to 1929 regarding Civil War...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Lewis King papers
Maude Lucas Rumpler collection
Collection — Folder: S1816
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Tribute to the Grand Army of the Republic," an address given by Maude L. Rumpler at the presentation of a memorial plaque to the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument by the National Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War on August 28, 1949. The collection also includes the program from the ceremony.
Mrs. F.W. Harrold collection
Collection — Folder: S602
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and materials of the Wagner and Waymire families, largely related to the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1861 to 1928, including muster rolls of the 17th Indiana Regiment, correspondence regarding the Waymire brothers of the 124th and 135th Indiana Regiment, correspondence of Captain J.H. Wagner, a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) badge, and other Civil War-related correspondence.
Noah Davis collection
Collection — Folder: S0341
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters, articles, and photographs from the Davis family in Indiana ranging from 1851 to 1972 regarding famly life and business and the U.S. Civil War. There are also genealogical charts prepared by Julia Helen Davis Smith on October 31, 1972. Subjects of the photographs are family reunions and a G.A.R. convention. The articles contain information about medicines, women, temperance meetings, and a washing machine.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Noah Davis collection