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J. C. Thompson collection

 Collection — Folder: S1303
Identifier: S1303
Scope and Contents The first item is an original letter on letterhead with "Our Union Defenders" and a picture of a soldier beside a cannon and stacked rifles. The letter was written in ink on January 30, 1862, from Lebanon, Kentucky, to J. C. Thompson's son Wesley, in Gilead, Miami County, Indiana. J. C. tells about the Battle of Mill Springs, in which General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer was killed on January 19, 1862. He wrote that the Confederates "run like wild horses running over and crippling one another in...
Dates: 1862-1957

J. L. Moss papers

 Collection — Folder: S0994
Identifier: S0994
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten transcript of a 1849 bill of sale by J. L. Moss, who wrote it advertising household goods he wanted to sell before leaving for Oregon. There is also a newspaper clipping from the Indianapolis News, January 11, 1949, about the sale bill.
Dates: 1849, 1949

Jacob Myers family papers

 Collection — Folder: OB047
Identifier: OB047
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten letter pertaining to the lineage of Jacob Myers and Lucy Corbin Myers of Bath County, Kentucky. It also contains three Quit Claim Deeds prepared for Daniel and Elizabeth Myers, Benjamin and Barbary (?) Myers, and John Fox Senior and Vancy (?) Fox. All deeds pertain to land located in Marion County, Indiana that was previously held by Isaac Myers.
Dates: 1790-1881

James M. Guthrie collection

 Collection — Folder: S1887
Identifier: S1887
Scope and Contents The collection includes a family history of some of the first settlers of Lawrence County, Indiana beginning with John and Daniel Guthrie and their brothers-in-law, Jacob and William Flinn. The history begins with their move to Kentucky in 1809, followed quickly by their move into Indiana in 1811. The history discusses the construction of their settlement, Leesville, and includes a description of a Pottawatomie Indian raid which was the only major Indian conflict in the county. During the raid...
Dates: 1967

John Hamilton biography

 Collection — Folder: S0576
Identifier: S0576
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten biography of John Hamilton by his great-granddaughter, Mayme Jacobs (circa 1927). The biography relates brief family history; describes how Hamilton got into the whiskey making business; and describes the movements of General William Henry Harrison's forces from Terre Haute to Prophetstown prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe.
Dates: circa 1927

John Sipe and A.H. Phillips letters

 Collection — Folder: S1651
Identifier: S1651
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of 23 letters written by John Sipe to Sallie Phillips while he was serving with the 38th Indiana Infantry Volunteer Regiment during the American Civil War. The letters are dated from September 9, 1861 to December 24, 1862 and covers a vareity of subjects. The collection also includes one letter written from A. H. Phillips to his sister Sallie on July 6, 1864. This letter concerns his own daily experiences serving in the Civil War. Some of the places...
Dates: 1861-1864

Joseph Beeler collection

 Collection
Identifier: L014
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters of the Beeler family ranging from 1823 to 1850. The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836–1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847–1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road...
Dates: 1778-1890s

Joseph Glover collection

 Collection — Folder: S0518
Identifier: S0518
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff’s papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H....
Dates: 1805-1881

Joshua Leach collection

 Collection
Identifier: L242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Dates: 1831-1883

Lew Wallace collection

 Collection
Identifier: L173
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Lew Wallace’s military papers from September 1862, relating to the defense of Cincinnati, Ohio and northern Kentucky. Included is correspondence from Wallace and his staff regarding the defense and administration of the area, report on the defense of the Ohio River, and additional reports and official papers. The collection does contain some miscellaneous letters following Wallace’s armed service and a fragment of his memoir.
Dates: 1848-1905

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