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Richard B. Gruelle biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder: S3021
Identifier: S3021
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten autobiographical sketch and a photocopy created by Richard B. Gruelle ranging from 1851-1910 regarding his life and career as a landscape painter.The autobiography discusses Gruelle's developing interest in the arts, particularly drawing and painting, during his childhood. It then covers his early apprenticeship with the village house painter and his training and his early work in western Illinois doing portraiture. He then describes his...
Dates: 1851-1910

Robert Sanford Foster collection

 Collection — Folder: S3337
Identifier: S3337
Scope and Contents This collection includes items pertaining to Robert Sanford Foster, including a three-page, typed biography by Nikki Schofield for the Sons of Union Veterans program at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana on May 27, 2013; a copy of a photograph of Foster in his Union uniform; a plot map of section 15, lot 11 of Crown Hill Cemetery showing the place of internment for the Foster family; two lot internment orders for Clarence M. Foster (1930) and Mary Roberts Foster (1934); and copies of...
Dates: 1973-2013

Sara Ellis biography

 Collection — Folder: S1800
Identifier: S1800
Scope and Contents The main item in this collection is a three-page biography of Sara Catherine Deborah Ellis, the postmistress of Loco, Indiana. The first part of this biography was written by Sara’s sister, Martha Ellis Hopkins; and the second part was written by her nephew, Ellis A. Hopkins. Also included are two envelopes sent by J.B. Ellis.
Dates: 1896-1978

Sarah Bovard papers

 Collection — Folder: S146
Identifier: S0146
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed diary from Sarah Bovard in Indiana ranging from 1859 to 1871 and a typed copy of "The Bovards of California and U.S.A." and "Six Biographic Sketches" by Reverend John Gabrielson of California, undated.
Dates: 1859-1871

Schellschmidt family biographies

 Collection — Folder: S1911
Identifier: S1911
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three biographies, one of Adolph Schellschmidt, one of Berta Schellschmidt, and one of Emma Schellschmidt. Adolph's biography was cut from an unidentified publication and is dated July 10, 1897; Bertha's and Emma's biographies have both been written in pencil on two pieces of note paper (one sheet to each subject). The two remaining items in the collection are a list of names, places, and amounts, possibly for musical engagements of Adolph Schellschmidt,...
Dates: circa 1897

Silas H. Farry biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder: S2316
Identifier: S2316
Scope and Contents This collection includes a six-page handwritten biographical sketch of Silas H. Farry. Transcribed by an unknown author from Combination Atlas Map of Fulton County, Indiana by A. L. Kingman, published 1883 (pp. 48-49). The biography includes information about Farry's parents, his wive's parents, and his children. The sketch was written on sheets of paper with the letterhead for Archie F. Young, painter and decorator of Chicago, Illinois from the 1910s. Archibald...
Dates: 1883-circa 1910

"Sketches of Western Adventure: Comprising a Biographical Narrative of the Life of Jacob Upp" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S1333
Identifier: S1333
Scope and Contents This photocopied, 30-page manuscript tells the story of a father and son, Jacob and John Upp, who were both captured by Indians. The original manuscript was created in 1851.

An accompanied affidavit certifies the item as an exact and true copy of the original book, signed "Lula Fisher" on May 10, 1935.
Dates: 1935

Sluyter-Dibra family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L554
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings, public record documents, photographs, biographical notes, and other family documents regarding the Sluyter-Dibra family of White County, Indiana ranging from 1839 to 2007. The bulk of the clippings, public records, and documents are photocopies and a large number of the photographs are unidentified. Some items of note include publicity photographs, vaudeville artist cards, and manager instructions for "Mighty" Cameron Bennett's escape...
Dates: 1839-2007

Stephen S. Harding biographical clippings

 Collection — Folder: S0587
Identifier: S0587
Scope and Contents This collection includes clippings from Kate Milner Rabb's column from 1928 regarding Stephen S. Harding's letters from 1862 to 1865.
Dates: 1928

Susan M. Ketcham papers

 Collection — Folder: S0773
Identifier: S0773
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten narrative by Susan M. Ketcham regarding her grandfather, Samuel Merrill, and her mother, Jane Merrill, circa March 15, 1925. Along with brief biographical information, Ketcham relates her mother's story about traveling with her father when he moved the state treasury from Corydon to Indianapolis and she also describes how Mr. Merrill traveled around the state as a bank examiner.
Dates: circa 1925/03/14

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