Clark, George Rogers
- Existence: 1752 - 1818
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S259
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and original letters and documents beginning with a letter by Joseph Bowman. Dated July 30, 1778, the letter about their military campaign was written a year before Bowman's accidental death. An original note by George Rogers Clark is dated November 1805, Clark County, Indiana Territory, and certifies that John Dougherty and William Biggs were soldiers during the American Revolution. A photostat of a letter by Thomas Jefferson to General Clark is...
File — Folder: S3399
Scope and Contents This collection includes one invitation from the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission in Vincennes, Indiana from 1929 to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Fort Sackville.
Scope and Contents This collection includes study drawings for the murals and stained glass windows within the Indiana State Library and Historical Building from J. Scott Williams in New York City, New York ranging from 1930 to 1932.
Dates: circa 1930-1934
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
Collection — Folder: S638
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 facsimiles of secret orders given to George Rogers Clark from Patrick Henry, dated January 2, 1778, authorizing the attack on British posts at Kaskaskia and Vincennes during the American Revolutionary War. Also included is a letter dated December 8, 1778, written by Patrick Henry to Col. John Gibson regarding Gibson's request for clothing for his regiment given to Henry by a Captain Bell.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection includes documentation regarding 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.
Collection — Folder: S1251
Scope and Contents The index card states: "Original manuscript of Thomas Wood Stevens, author of Pageant at Vincennes, Indiana, on February 25, 1929, commemorating the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the capture of Fort Sackville by George Rogers Clark. The only other items in this collection are two papers, hand-written in ink, entitled "The Crier III" and "The Crier, Epilogue." The pages appear to be a draft because there are crossed-out words. Mr. Stevens wrote: "Clark and his few chosen followers set out...