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Abram W. Hendricks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0634
Scope and Contents The collection includes Abram Hendricks’ correspondence on Indiana politics (1859-1870); minutes of the Indianapolis Committee of Safety during the 1877 railroad strike; letters of Heinrich Schliemann to Hendricks and Hord regarding his property in Indianapolis (1870-1871); Hendricks’ receipts and invoices for personal expenses, particularly clothing, in Madison (1851-1866); a chart of the organization of the Union Army at Vicksburg (1863); papers of the Indianapolis Insurance Company (1868);...
Dates: 1816-1939

Anna W. Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: L550
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Dates: 1860-1911

Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Dates: 1830-1901

Branham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

Chittenden family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L031
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...
Dates: 1837-1913

Clarence R. Rhodes scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: S1831
Identifier: S1831
Scope and Contents This collection includes the scrapbook of Clarence R. Rhodes containing material ranging from 1875 to 1942. The numerous mounted newspaper clippings concern the administrations of President Grover Cleveland and President Benjamin Harrison and stories about their families, cabinet members and other political appointees. Histories and stories about a variety of other topics include criminal cases, the U.S. Civil War, and the centennial celebration of President George Washington’s inauguration....
Dates: 1875-1942

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) highway dedication photographs

 Collection — Folder: SP116
Identifier: SP116
Scope and Contents This collection includes two black-and-white photographs from the dedication of the Grand Army of the Republic Highway on May 20, 1946 taken by Graves Spotshot Service in Dyer, Indiana. Pictured in the photograph by the highway sign are: Mrs. J. J. Roberts; two Civil War veterans John C. Adams and Frank C. Barton; Governor Ralph F. Gates; John H. Lauer; State Highway Commission chairman; Herman Hartman, commission member; and F.M. Crapeau.
Dates: 1946/05/20

Hubert Hawkins collection

 Collection — Folder: S1854
Identifier: S1854
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are copies of correspondence and other materials of George Washington and people in Indianapolis, Indiana as well as others, from historical research conducted by Hubert H. Hawkins. The documents, which span the period between 1776 and 1908, concern Indiana and U.S. history, regarding topics such as the Revolutionary War, Irish immigration, Oregon Territory and Texas, the Civil War, and an account of Kentucky politician Cassius M. Clay killing Cyrus Turner in...
Dates: 1776-1939

John L. Coburn collection

 Collection
Identifier: L034
Scope and Contents The collection includes 9 of John Coburn’s letter books rangin from 1879 to 1903, chiefly relating to his Indianapolis law practice, but also including letters on Republican Party politics, local civic activities, and Indiana history; correspondence regarding political appointments, and his work on banking and military affairs; other correspondence regarding politics; correspondence and financial papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Augustus Coburn, including papers relating to...
Dates: 1813-1904

John Upfold Pettit papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1058
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters from John Upforld Pettit, ranging from 1840 to 1853, addressed to his brother, Milton Howard Pettit, including several while serving as American consul at Maranham, Brazil (1850-1853). Also included is Pettit's 1979 publication, "Answer to the Toast, The Old Psi Upsilon."

There are also newspapers, ranging from 1797 to 1865 (OBC062).
Dates: 1797-1879

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Names
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
United States. Congress. House 5
Indiana. General Assembly 3
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 2
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
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DePauw University 2
Defrees, John D. (John Dougherty), 1810 or 1811-1882 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
Indiana. General Assembly. Senate 2
Lane, Henry Smith, 1811-1881 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 2
Republican Party (Ind.) 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
United States. Navy 2
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 1
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 1
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah), 1862-1927 1
Branham family 1
Branham, David C., 1812-1877 1
Branham, Preston 1
Brick, Abraham Lincoln, 1860-1908 1
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David) 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Austin H. 1
Brown, George 1
Brown, William J. (William John) 1
Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 1
Calkins, William H. (William Henry), 1842-1894 1
Carvajal, Jose Maria de Jesus, 1810-1874 1
Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Chittenden family 1
Chittenden, Amanda Branham 1
Chittenden, Edgar 1
Chittenden, George F., 1830-1915 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus 1
Coburn, John, 1825-1908 1
Colfax, William, 1756-1838 1
Columbia Club (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Conner, William, 1777-1855 1
Cox, E. T. (Edward Travers) 1
Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897 1
Davis, Alice, 1851-1938 1
Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859 1
Davis, Mary Gertrude, 1855-1926 1
Davis, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1814-1892 1
Davis, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1847-1873 1
Democratic Party (Ind.) 1
Devin, David A., 1839-1872 1
Dillinger, John, 1903-1934 1
Douglas, S. A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Elliott, Byron K. (Byron Kosciusko) 1
Embree family 1
Embree, David, 1838-1877 1
Embree, Elisha, 1801-1863 1
Embree, James T., 1826-1867 1
Embree, Louise, 1887-1972 1
Embree, Lucius C., 1853-1932 1
Ferguson, John 1
Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Indiana 1
Garfield, Lucretia Rudolph, 1832-1918 1
Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue) 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 1
Gray, Isaac P. (Isaac Pusey) 1
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 1
Halleck, Charles A. (Charles Abraham), 1900-1986 1
Hendricks, Abram W., 1822-1887 1
Hendricks, Allan, 1864-1949 1
Hendricks, Hord, and Hendricks (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885 1
Howe, William Howe, Viscount 1
Howe, Willis P., 1866-1890 1
Indiana Girls’ School (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Indiana State Police 1
Indiana. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851) 1
Indiana. Office of the Governor 1
Indianapolis Committee of Safety 1
Indianapolis Insurance Company 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 1
King, Horatio, 1811-1897 1
Lafayette and Indianapolis Railroad 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 1
McClure, Alexander K. (Alexander Kelly), 1828-1909 1
McDonald, Joseph E. (Joseph Ewing) 1
McGaughey, Edward W., 1817-1852 1
Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913 1
Morgan, Daniel 1
Parker, George F. (George Frederick) 1
Pettit, John Upfold, 1820-1881 1
Pettit, Milton Howard 1
Portfolio Club (Ind.) 1
Putnam, Israel 1
Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912 1
Republican Party (Ind.). State Central Committee 1
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