Indiana Historical Bureau collection
Scope and Contents
The collection also includes photostats of the following documents copied from the originals housed in the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana: an April 8, 1848 letter sent by Thompson to Alexander W. Bradford regarding an invitation to a commemoration of Henry Clay; a June 18, 1852 address given by Thompson at the Whig Convention held at Baltimore; a draft of a January 15, 1856 letter to Horace Greeley in response to his critique of a speech by Thompson; a January 24, 1860 letter marked "private" sent by Thompson to unknown recipient regarding the necessity of holding a national Constitutional Union Party convention; a June 16, 1860 letter sent to Thompson by Henry S. Lane from Crawfordsville, Ind.; a December 22, 1860 letter sent by Thompson to John Letcher regarding Virginia trade; and Thompson's August 9, 1864 letter sent to Daniel W. Voorhees about a package of pro-slavery pamphlets found in the Board of Enrollment offices.
Other items in the collection include a copy of "Summary of the Activity of the Navy Recruiting Station, Indianapolis, From December 7, 1941 to January 1, 1945," a report submitted by Chief Officer H.F. Dowell on February 12, 1945 and a copy of "The Indiana Society of Washington, D.C. Celebrates the Sesquicentennial of Indiana Territory 1800-1950," a speech given February 19, 1950 at the Washington National Airport by Homer E. Capehart, United States Senator of Indiana.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Indiana Historical Bureau. "About the Historical Bureau." Accessed September 8, 2021. https://www.in.gov/history/about-the-indiana-historical-bureau.
Marino, Michella. "Happy 105th Anniversary to Us!" Indiana History Blog. Indiana Historical Bureau. March 8, 2020. https://blog.history.in.gov/tag/indiana-historical-bureau.
0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)
Language of Materials
- Allen County Public Library (Ind.)
- Centennial celebrations, etc
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana
- Indiana -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
- Indiana Territory
- Indiana University
- Navy-yards and naval stations
- Pioneers -- Indiana
- Politics and government
- United States. Navy
- Indiana Historical Bureau collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description