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Hiram A. Pratt diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1943
Scope and Contents This collection includes four diaries of Hiram A. Pratt of Waveland, Indiana. The diaries are from 1866, 1869, 1882, and 1887 and contain entries about Pratt's daily activities and expenditures, the weather, church attendance, and news about family and friends.
Dates: 1866-1887

Historical Society of Porter County, Inc. newsletter

 Collection — Folder: S0683
Identifier: S0683
Scope and Contents This collection contains a newsletter of the Historical Society of Porter County Inc. from 1971. The newsletter contains transcriptions of the group's first attempt at creating oral histories, with different members of the community relating stories about family members who were early pioneers of Porter County, Indiana and discussions of the county's historic buildings. One interview of note relates an older gentleman's rememberances from his childhood of his time spent with Lew Wallace.
Dates: 1971

Horatio D., Joseph E., and Joshua J. Silver letters

 Collection — Folder: S3000
Identifier: S3000
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies of 3 letters from Horatio D., Joshua J., and Joseph E. Silver in Indiana and Ohio from 1843 to 1851.The first letter, from Horatio Silver to his sister, details getting a bunch of goods for his bakery from Cincinnati, rebuilding his oven in a better way, and general family matters. The second letter, from Jospeh Silver to one of his brothers, includes different business “blessings” that he needs advice on from his brother, as well as his general living...
Dates: 1843-1851

Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: L209
Scope and Contents This collection includes originals and copies of letters, account books, diaries, journals, accounts of life in prison, military records, minutes of organizations, regimental histories, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, and speeches and printed documents such as commencement programs, business and industrial catalogs, broadsides, maps and pamphlets from citizens in Indiana ranging from 1772 to 1967, undated regarding personal and civic life and business activities. Also included are oversize...
Dates: 1772-1967, undated

Indianapolis property transparency collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP134
Scope and Contents This collection includes transparencies with colored, handwritten ink notations showing plat maps with property developments, city maps, photographs of houses, and family scenes from Indianapolis, Indiana, probably used in presentations with overhead projectors, ranging from circa 1950 to circa 1960.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960

Indianapolis Public Library Hilton U. Brown Branch oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: OH008
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Dates: 1978-1987

Ira J. Anderson oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH026
Scope and Contents This collection contains two reel-to-reel audiotapes and a transcript of four oral history interviews with Ira J. Anderson, conducted by F. Gerald Handfield, Jr. during May 12-13 and June 22-23, 1976. During the discussion, Anderson talks about his life, travel, politics, farming, World War I, and his work as a State Representative and State Fire Marshal.
Dates: 1976 May-June

Jacob Baldwin collection

 Collection
Identifier: L379
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, photographs, newspaper articles, and other materials from Jacob Baldwin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1964 regarding World War 1 military life, family, education, employment at the Barbasol Company, and interurban railways.

There is also an undated panoramic photograph of Company C, 152nd Infantry (OBD026).
Dates: 1898-1964

Jacob Fitzgerald Goltry correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3396
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and transcriptions from Jacob Fitzgerald Goltry and his descendants in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Iowa ranging from 1861 to 2016 regarding correspondence between Jacob Fitzgerald Goltry and his wife, Emeline (Force) Goltry during his service in the Civil War.These letters offer insight into the everyday life and sentiments of a Union soldier as relayed to his wife at home. References are made to the living conditions and provisions of the...
Dates: circa 1861-2016

Jacob Scogin papers

 Collection — Folder: S1153
Identifier: S1153
Scope and Contents This collection includes various documents and receipts from Jacob B. Scogin, in Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, ranging from 1835 to 1842, regarding business and finances for a boarding house as well as life in early Indiana. Included among items are memorandum books, miscellaneous accounting notes, and boarding receipts.
Dates: 1835-1842

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