Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S3446
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: S0520
Scope and Contents This collection consists of transcripts from a series of letters found in an old Indiana geology book. The first letter is from Richard Owen dated 13 August 1888, detailing that he mailed a “Report of a Geological Reconnaissance of the State of Indiana made in the year 1837.” The other letters from various individuals are addressed to Lieutenant A.W. Vogdes, of New York, about accessing various reports about Indiana’s geology.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes Richard Owen's fall geological survey notebook from 1859, photocopies of the December 22, 1860 administrator's sale notice for the Dr. David Dale Owen estate, and seven typewritten copies of letters written by Richard Owen to family members from 1860 to 1887 and transcribed and edited by William M. Hepburn in April, 1845. At the time of the transcription, the original letters were in the possession of the Purdue University Libraries.