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Alida E. Morris letter

 Collection — Folder: S0987
Identifier: S0987
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Alida E. Morris to the Indiana State Library on June 13, 1944, concerning biographies of Hoosier pioneer women teachers and a newspaper article about the biographies.

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his daughter regarding...

Brayton family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L411
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of personal correspondence of the Springer and Brayton families from 1842-1940. Included are William Springer’s letters to his wife while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War. Also included is the personal correspondence of the John Brayton family and related families in Warren County, New York and Washington, Indiana. There are also a significant amount of papers on Margaret Brayton (1895-1986) of Muncie, Indiana. Papers include a...

Captain John L. Tyler advertising card

 Collection — Folder: S1325
Identifier: S1325
Scope and Contents This advertising card states, "The Well-Known Card Writer and Penman, Captain Tyler, Teacher of Penmanship, Fort Wayne, Ind. Public Schools." On the back, it says "Mr. Dunn. Please have the slates ready for me Wednesday afternoon first thing at 1:30 and oblige. Respt. Capt. Tyler."

Cathryn Kuemmick Boggy oral history transcript

 Collection — Container: OH040
Identifier: OH040
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an oral history tape made with Rosemary Dilley, Hilton U. Brown Branch, Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library on August 12, 1981. Boggy taught and was the Principal at Anna Pearl Hamilton School 77 in Irvington from 1947 to 1967. In 1947, School 77 was a four room temporary building erected in 1932. There were 125 pupils in 1947. The school system built a permanent building, which opened in 1951. Boggy talks about the design of the two schools, how...

Charles L. White diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1390
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a World War I diary, a photograph, and other items from Charles L. White, ranging from 1918 to 1919, during World War I. The diary contains White's account of military life, including trials of army life in France, specifically mentioning the food, weather, and living conditions. There are also a photocopy and a typed transcript copy of the diary, as well as a small photograph, positive print and negative, of a soldier, a document to his mother, and a French war bond...

Erastus Test letter

 Collection — Folder: S1297
Identifier: S1297
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter from Erastus Test in Indiana to Ada Baldwin on July 26, 1856, mentioning how she had been missed in grammar class and other news about school.

Ethel Bossom collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L338
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 16 diaries written by Ethel Bossom detailing her daily activities (1945 – 1959).

Frederick J. S. Robinson teacher's licenses

 Collection — Folder: OB005-01
Identifier: OB005-01
Scope and Contents This collection includes teacher's licenses from the Common Schools of Clay County on October 25, 1873 and December 5, 1868.

George A. Kitzinger papers

 Collection — Folder: S0789
Identifier: S0789
Scope and Contents This collection contains two teaching licenses, dated February 19, 1858 and July 9, 1860, that certified George A. Kitzinger as qualified to teach a common school in Dubois County, Indiana. The collection also includes a February, 1934 typed summary of Mr. Kitzinger's teaching record (1851-1864) written by his grandson, Robert E. Eckert, and based on information found in John T. Melchior's 1933 history of early pioneers in and around Jasper, Indiana.