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Aaron Hill diary and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Folder: S656
Identifier: S0656
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript of Aaron Hill's diary and clippings from Indianapolis Star ranging from 1829 to 1935 in Indianapolis regarding Hill's journey on horseback from North Carolina to Indiana.
Dates: 1829-1935

Albert E. Wiggam letter

 Collection — Folder: S1403
Identifier: S1403
Scope and Contents This collection includes Albert E. Wiggam's handwritten letter that he sent to Christopher B. Coleman, Director of the Indiana Historical Bureau. Written from New York and dated May 14th, the letter included page 205 from Wiggam's manuscript for his 1923 book The New Decalogue of Science and was sent circa 1924 to 1926.
Dates: circa 1923-1926

Albert Gallatin papers

 Collection — Folder: S499
Identifier: S0499
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcription of al letter from Albert Gallatin in Washington, D.C. on August 14, 1806 regarding the surveying of several roads through Indiana to Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio and Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1806/08/14

Albert Mock collection

 Collection
Identifier: L470
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Dr. Albert Mock's unpublished manuscripts, "Three Centuries of Hoosier Education" and "Three Centuries American Life" compiled and written circa 1960s. The collection includes typewritten drafts; typewritten and handwritten rough drafts; newspaper clippings; research notes; and various publications regarding education ranging from 1856 to 1967. Items of note include a copy of the 1856 "A Sketch of the Educational History of Wayne County, and the...
Dates: 1856-1967

Alice "Allie" Ferguson collection

 Collection — Folder: S2990
Identifier: S2990
Scope and Contents This 13-page paper entitled "Allie Ferguson of Brown County" was written by Katharine McAfee Parker (Mrs. Albert G. Parker, Jr.) of Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana. She wrote a biography of Alice "Allie" Lucas as well as her sister Malissa, called "Aunt Mollie." Their father was a farmer and "a hauler of loads" in Brown County, where the sisters lived all their lives. Malissa never married. Allie married William Ferguson and had five children. Twins died as infants. In 1900, the census taker...
Dates: 1856-1931

Anna E. Kruger papers

 Collection — Folder: S0791
Identifier: S0791
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an essay about William Bratton, a member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and later resident of Waynetown, Indiana, written by his great-granddaughter, Maud Bratton Chesterson, and read at the Daughters of 1812 meeting at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1931. The research for Mrs. Chesterson's article was done by Anna Kruger and the collection contains photocopies of Anna's essay on William Bratton (ca. 1930s) as well as her essay on the history of...
Dates: 1931-1965

Asa J. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L368
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Dates: 1901-1973

Benjamin Hicks commission

 Collection — Folder: S650
Identifier: S0650
Scope and Contents This collection includes a military commission from Governor David Wallace in Indiana in 1837 regarding Captain Benjamin Hicks.
Dates: 1837

Bethel Church history

 Collection — Folder: S652
Identifier: S0652
Scope and Contents This collection includes the history of Bethel Church from Harlan E. Hicks in Montgomery County, Indiana. The names of most church members are listed.
Dates: undated

Brayton L. Keene papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0757
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten diary and photocopy from Zebidiah Gates (with later entries by other people) in Connecticut ranging from 1777 to 1891 regarding military life and business transactions.
Dates: 1777-1891

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