Washington, George, 1732-1799
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1289
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a certificate from the Washington National Monument Society circa 1848, indicating that George Teal contributed one dollar to help erect the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. and his membership to the society. The certificate was signed by Zachary Taylor, president of the society.
Dates: circa 1848
Collection — Folder: S2549
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of transcriptions of two speeches given by George Washington and presented to the Indian tribes of the Northwest Territory during their visits to see Washington while he resided in Philadelphia during his presidency. The first is dated May 7, 1793 and was given to the “Chiefs and Warriors of the Tribes of Indians residing on the Wabash and Illinois Rivers” and discusses the cultivation of “peace and friendship with the United States.” The second...
Collection — Folder: S1854
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are copies of correspondence and other materials of George Washington and people in Indianapolis, Indiana as well as others, from historical research conducted by Hubert H. Hawkins. The documents, which span the period between 1776 and 1908, concern Indiana and U.S. history, regarding topics such as the Revolutionary War, Irish immigration, Oregon Territory and Texas, the Civil War, and an account of Kentucky politician Cassius M. Clay killing Cyrus Turner in...
Collection — Folder: S164
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Indiana politicians in United States Congress and members of the United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission in Washington, D.C. to members of the Indiana George Washington Bicentenary Commission ranging from December 7, 1931 to January 28, 1932 regarding speaking engagements and the difficulties obtaining materials on George Washington from the U.S. commission due to financial constraints.
Collection — Folder: OB115
Scope and Contents This collection contains a hand-colored lithograph of Mount Vernon, the estate of George Washington, in Virginia, created in 1859.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Scope and Contents This collection includes publications ranging from 1908 to 1932, including The Mentor magazine from The Mentor Association in New York City, New York (1907, 1918); Burr McIntosh Monthly from New York City (1908), and the printed guide to the George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia (1932), regarding photography, popular culture, theatre, films, and numerous educational disciplines, such as science, the arts,...