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Edwin Fletcher and Cora Calhoun Horne family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L327
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Edwin Fletcher and Cora Calhoun Horne. It includes a tinype, ambryotype and photographs of the Horne family, including Lena Horne, her mother, father and grandparents. Also included is correspondence and clippings regarding civil rights and slavery. A single, handwritten letter from Benjamin Harrison alludes to his possible run for President of the United States.

Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder: S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...

Mary Lord Harrison papers

 Collection — Folder: S0599
Identifier: S0599
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Mary Lord Harrison, predominantly from New York City, ranging from 1901 to 1947. Also included are a news clipping of Mrs. Harrison's obituary from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat (1948/01/06) and a photograph of the old Harrison homestead (undated).

Schuyler Colfax collection

 Collection
Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters regarding his...

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