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Charles N. Thompson papers

Identifier: L157
Scope and Contents This collection contains material that Charles N. Thompson collected while researching his wife's family history and includes news clippings, photostat copies and typed abstracts of newspaper articles regarding the Conner and Finch families (1820-1944); photostats of Indiana Acts and United States Senate reports regarding political and legal activities of John and William Conner (1820-1829); letters written by James Garner Finch of Lawrence, Kansas to his "Dear Cousin" (1892-1896); and...

Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are correspondence and...

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), General J. Tipton Chapter collection

 Collection — Folder: S1514
Identifier: S1514
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of meeting minutes, membership rosters, and annual reports of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), General John Tipton Chapter in Tipton, Indiana ranging from 1928-1933.

Ewing family collection

Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

Hamilton family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L062
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...

John H. Holliday papers

 Collection — Folder: S0670
Identifier: S0670
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters, official documents and telegrams from Gov. Joseph A. Wright, Gov. Oliver P. Morton, Alexander Ramsey, William Henry Harrison Terrell, Richard Thompson, Mayor John Caven, John Coburn, J. P. Dunn and Ebenezer Dumont in Indianapolis, Indiana, excerpts from the Western Sun, and officials of the United States War Department ranging from 1850 to 1880 and undated regarding Indiana and Civil War soldiers and payments and other related business.

John Tipton collection

Identifier: L160
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...

Noah Noble collection

Identifier: L118
Scope and Contents The collection contains Noble's personal and political correspondence regarding state and national Whig politics, as well as his campaign for Governor of Indiana. Included are letters relating to the Internal Improvement Board, its projects, and correspondence pertaining to the state's debts arisen from such projects.Correspondents include John Badollet, Samuel Bigger, Michael G. Bright, David Burr, Henry Clay, John Wesley Davis, John Dowling, George H. Dunn, Paris C. Dunning,...

Potawatomi Indians muster rolls

 Collection — Folder: S3141
Identifier: S3141
Scope and Contents This collection includes four muster rolls dated in 1838 listing Potawatomi people who were being forcibly removed from Indiana and sent westward. One is an original muster roll, two are photocopies from the National Archives, and the fourth is a typed transcript. The typed transcript includes additional items, such as a report of land sale agreement, a letter concerning payments under conditions of treaties, signed by James Rariden, and a letter to the Secretary of War concerning relief for...

Wabash and Erie Canals collection

 Collection — Folder: S1495
Identifier: S1495
Scope and Contents This collection includes texts from Noah Noble, D. Burr, James Whitcomb, John Henderson, and Dr. William N. Reser in Indiana ranging from 1835 to 1941 regarding the Wabash and Erie Canal, its workers, sale, and boats.

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