Little Turtle, 1747?-1812
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.
Dates: circa 1950s
Collection — Folder: S1417
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection and both are copies of the same undated letter. The text of the letter is thus: "Louisiana. St. Louis west of the Mississippi. My Friend and Brother, Whatever may be my distance from you, I always keep you in my heart. Our Father, the President, having appointed me Governor of the country on this side [of] the Great River, I have pitched my camp on the Bank of the Missouri with my warriors, about twelve miles from this place, where I should be...
Dates: circa 1747-1812
Collection — Folder: S1187
Scope and Contents This collection includes the thirty page typewritten address "Who's the Hoosier?" that Richard S. Simons delivered to the Indianapolis Literary Club on November 16, 1953. His address highlighted many men and women who were either native Hoosiers or spent an important period of their lives in Indiana. He stated that Indiana qualified as the "Mother of Vice Presidents" and noted that a large number of Hoosiers have filled presidential cabinet posts, have been prominent congressmen, and have...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes items from Robert B. Whitsett in Logansport, Indiana, ranging from circa 1941-1944, regarding regarding the Potawatomi and Miami peoples near the Wabash and Eel River in Indiana, particularly their settlements and treaties with the United States. Items in the collection comprise a single-page, typed transcription listing the names of individual Wabash Potawatomi Indians and their English equivalents, as compiled from the lists of signers of agreements and treaties made...
Dates: circa 1941-1944