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Alexis Coquillard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0298
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photocopied documents from Alexis Coquillard (1795-1855) in South Bend, Indiana ranging from 1795-1840 regarding business matters, contracts and lists of merchandise, an original diary from Alexis Coquillard (1825-1890) in 1849 written on a journey to California in 1849, and typed stories as told to Mary C. Coquillard regarding pioneers.
Dates: 1795-1911

Annette Danglade "Early days in Switzerland County" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S1526
Identifier: S1526
Scope and Contents This collection includes the handwritten manuscript "Early Days in Switzerland County" by Annette Danglade of the Julia L. Dumont Club of Vevay, Indiana. The essay was published in the June 1917 edition of the Indiana Magazine of History and includes information regarding the first settlers and the establishment of townships, towns, and schools.
Dates: 1917

Barton Griffith papers

 Collection — Folder: S2183
Identifier: S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...
Dates: 1821-1834

Bess V. Ehrmann papers

 Collection — Folder: S412
Identifier: S0412
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typed speech from Bess V. Ehrmann in Rockport, Indiana ranging from 1816 to 1885 regarding pioneer churches in Spencer County, Indiana.
Dates: 1816-1885

Cass County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1653
Scope and Contents This collection contains a November 3, 1869 letter certifying that Rev. H. F. Miller was appointed fianancial secretary of Smithson College and was authorized to solicit funds for the Logansport institution; accounts, receipts and other documents ranging from 1869 to 1871 regarding the construction of the county jail and sheriff's residence; a May 29, 1889 application for natural gas to be used by D. D. (David Darwin) Dyeman; a circa 1888 document of the Dykeman, Wilson and Taber law office;...
Dates: 1846-1983

Charlotte Baird, Nancy Hanks Lincoln report

 Collection — Folder: S2553
Identifier: S2553
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 31 page typewritten unofficial report on Nancy Hanks Lincoln created by Charlotte N. Baird, an administrative technician at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The 1977 report contains biographical information about Nancy and her extended family and includes information about their lives in Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. The last three pages contain genealogies of the Harper, Hanks, and Shipley families. Baird provides footnotes throughout her report, but it...
Dates: 1977

Christian Schrader collection

 Collection
Identifier: L573
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE010).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Dates: 1842-1987

Collection on Isaac Wilson and early Indianapolis settlers

 Collection — Folder: S2970
Identifier: S2970
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of research done on the personal and military history of Isaac Wilson, an early settler of Indianapolis. The research was done primarily by staff at the Indiana State Library. There is also correspondence from the grandson of Isaac Wilson. Other subjects of biographical sketches include James Linton, Mrs. John Maxwell, and Daniel Shaffer.
Dates: 1930-1931

Conner Prairie Farm photographs

 Collection — Folder: SP063
Identifier: SP063
Scope and Contents This collection includes 6 photographs from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana circa 1964 depicting images of Conner Prairie Farm in Fishers, Indiana, including William Conner's log cabin and trading post, house built in 1823, and individuals associated with the farm or college at the site: Opal Thornburg (Earlham College), Steve Anshutz (Earlham College), and Tillman Bubenzer (farm manager).
Dates: circa 1964

Corinne H. Dahmen photograph collection

 Collection — Folder: SP065
Identifier: SP065
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Corinne H. Dahmen in Indiana from circa 1927-1928 regarding buildings in Switzerland County, including residences, churches, and a dilapidated ink factory. Many of the photographs have some connection to the Schenck family.
Dates: 1927-1928

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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 3
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 3
Lasselle, Hyacinth, 1777-1843 3
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Tipton, John, 1786-1839 3
Bearrs, Daniel, 1809-1884 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Conner, William, 1777-1855 2
Coquillard, Alexis (1825-1890) 2
Ewing, George Washington, 1804-1866 2
Hannah, Samuel 2
Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834 2
Lasselle, Charles B., 1819-1908 2
Pepper, Abel C., 1793-1860 2
Richardville, Jean Baptiste, 1761-1841 2
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880 2
Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 2
Taber, Cyrus 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852 2
Aborn, Mary J., 1835-1927 1
Adams, John Quincy 1
Adams, Randolph Greenfield 1
Aldred, William 1
Alexander, Samuel 1
Alexander, William 1
Allen County Public Library (Ind.) 1
Allen family 1
Altrocchi, Julia Cooley, 1893-1972 1
American Fur Company 1
Anderson, Peter 1
Avaline, James 1
Averill, Mills 1
Bailly family 1
Bailly, Joseph, 1774-1835 1
Baird, Charlotte, 1917-1995 1
Ballard, Joseph 1
Berry family 1
Biddle family 1
Bizayon, Francois -1810 1
Blackford, Isaac Newton, 1786-1859 1
Bond, Charles 1
Bond, Lavinia Anna 1
Boon, Ratliff, 1781-1844 1
Bosseron, Francois -1791 1
Bosseron, Julia 1
Bounell, Mary Jane 1
Bourie, John B. 1
Brenton, Samuel 1
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David) 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Brock family 1
Brock, Mary Adaline 1
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 1
Buel, Alexander Woodruff 1
Buntin, Robert 1
Butler, Thaddeus 1
Butler, William Allen 1
Caldwell, David 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Carnahan, Catherine Yandes 1
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 1
Chouteau, Pierre 1
Chute, Richard 1
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818 1
Coe, Isaac, 1782-1855 1
Cole, A. A. (Alphonso Albert) 1
Conner Prairie (Museum) 1
Coquillard, Mary Clark, 1885-1985 1
Crawford, Thomas Hartley 1
Cruft, John F. 1
Dahmen, Corinne H. 1
Dalton, Valentine Thomas, 1754-1807 1
Danglade, Annette, 1875-1963 1
Daugherty family 1
Daugherty, Ephraim 1
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 1
Democratic Party (Ind.) 1
Denny, Theodore Vernon 1
Depue, Elba 1
Deputy family 1
Deputy, William 1
Detraz, Lucy Morerod, 1806-1903 1
Dillon, John Brown, 1807?-1879 1
Dixon, Ben F. (Ben Franklin), 1892- 1
Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 1
Earlham College 1
Ehrmann, Bess V. 1
English, Elisha Gale, 1798-1874 1
Ewing Chute and Company 1
Ewing Edsall and Company 1
Ewing Walker and Company 1
Ewing family 1
Ewing, Alexander H. 1
Ewing, Alexander, 1769?-1827 1
Ewing, Catharine Esther 1
Ewing, Charles Wayne 1
Ewing, Charlotte F. 1
Ewing, Charlotte Griffith 1
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