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Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901


Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

John M. Smith collection

Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.
Dates: 1804-1982

Marion County, Indiana history drawing prints

 Collection — Folder: S2571
Identifier: S2571
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35 undated prints of drawings put from an unknown artist depicting scenes and places in the Indianapolis and Marion County history, which are as follows:1. Two pioneer hunters where Fall Creek meets White River (1800s) 2. Four riders on horses with covered wagon on trail (mid-1800s) 3. Surveying the new state capitol (1820) 4. Four men meeting about planning of Indianapolis (1820-1821) 5. Governor Jennings and wife on horseback going to Washington, D.C....
Dates: undated

Mary Lord Harrison papers

 Collection — Folder: S0599
Identifier: S0599
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Mary Lord Harrison, predominantly from New York City, ranging from 1901 to 1947. Also included are a news clipping of Mrs. Harrison's obituary from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (1948/01/06) and a photograph of the old Harrison homestead (undated).
Dates: 1901-1947

Mrs. K. L. McGill collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0885
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a card from various periods in U.S. history. The earliest document in the collection is dated 1812, and the latest item in 1951. The collection contains Civil War correspondence with Colonel Benjamin Harrison, as well as letter from World War I hero, Sergeant Samuel Woodfill.

The oversize folder contains military orders for the 20th Indiana regiment ranging from 1861 to 1864 (OB093).
Dates: 1812-1951

O. A. Somers collection

 Collection — Folder: S1219
Identifier: S1219
Scope and Contents Four items are in this collection: (1) October 6, 1880 letter on letterhead for the Republican State Central Committee to O. A. Somers from J. A. Wildman, treasurer; (2) receipt for $17.00 dated October 27, 1880, received from O. A. Summers and signed J. A. Wildman, treasurer; (3) letter dated November 14, 1880 from J. A. Wildman to O. A. Somers, Kokomo, Indiana; and (4) letter on letterhead for St. James Hotel, Washington, D.C., dated June 5, 1882, to O. A. Somers from M. Garrigus. The letters...
Dates: 1880-1882

Ross Franklin Lockridge collection

Identifier: L598
Scope and Contents The collection includes documentation regarding Ross Franklin Lockridge's duties as director of Hoosier Historic Memorial Activities. The bulk of the collection consists of New Harmony and members of the Owen community documentation. Also included are speeches and papers written by Lockridge and his students on early Hoosiers, including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and other Indiana and United States history topics.
Dates: 1877-1952

Rufus Martin collection

 Collection — Folder: S1633
Identifier: S1633
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of three items, including a ribbon showing membership in the Melroy Local No. 145 of the International Brotherhood of Blacksmiths and Helpers, Indianapolis, Indiana. One side of the ribbon shows an anvil and hammer inside a circular mounting attached to a short ivory ribbon with two American flags across its width; both of these are attached to a clasp over which two hands are joined in a handshake. All of the decorations are displayed against the background of a...
Dates: 1888, undated

Rutherford B. Hayes letter

 Collection — Folder: S616
Identifier: S0616
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Rutherford B. Hayes to Benjamin Harrison on April 12, 1890 expressing his gratification in the actions of the president in the matter of the Ohio Pension Agency.
Dates: 1890 April 12

Schuyler Colfax collection

Identifier: L036
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...
Dates: 1782-1970

William Henry Harrison Miller collection

Identifier: L108
Scope and Contents The collection includes indentures, mortgages, abstracts of titles, and other legal documents from William Henry Harrison Miller regarding his property ownership in Indianapolis (1874-1906) as well as correspondence, reports, and financial papers regarding the construction and maintenance of said properties; letters of condolence to his wife and children at his death; several of Miller’s speeches; and a report to the U.S. Circuit Court on the case of James R. Jessup vs. the Wabash, St. Louis...
Dates: 1862-1919