Brick, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1908
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed correspondence from Abraham L. Brick and others in Indiana and Washington, D.C. from 1850 to 1950, regarding personal and business matters; invitations to social events ranging from 1884 to 1901 regarding presidential and congressional events; photographs and tintypes of family, public events and places, including the Panama Canal, from 1866 to 1907 and undated; scrapbooks, diaries, and expense accounts.
Collection — Folder: S2963
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and invitations sent to the Brick family from various government officials and organizations in Washington D.C ranging from 1902-1910. The invitations regard private dinners and tea parties, wedding ceremonies, and dedication events. The letters are addressed from the White House and the US Senate. The collection also includes one notebook from Estelle Brick dated 1948 regarding financial records and the purchase of savings bonds. The invitations for...
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of James DuShane’s correspondence, particularly from 1890 to 1914, regarding interests in South Bend area power companies and oil investments in Kansas and Indiana (Jay, Adams, and Delaware counties). The collection also contains correspondence relating to his work as a patent attorney, time spent as a superintendent at Madison, Indiana, and personal family papers. Additionally, the collection includes the legal papers of Ellen Colfax, widow of Schuyler Colfax,...
Collection — Folder: S2338
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original items stemming from correspondence of Marcus A. Wolfe in Santa Barbara, CA, in a letter he wrote to Governor Ralph Gates, January 29, 1946.Wolfe requested that the Governor forward a poem he wrote in honor of Nancy Hanks, mother of Abraham Lincoln, to the Nancy Hanks Memorial Association. Because the Hanks Memorial Association had been disbanded several years earlier, Governor Gates forwarded Wolfe’s letter and poem to the Director of the...
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...