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Abraham Lincoln collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1170
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln, including photocopies of various writings and speeches he made. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Research covers the date range of 1800-1959. The third folder consists of facsimiles related to Abraham Lincoln, primarily images. There is also an oversize folder (OBC083).
Dates: circa 1888-1959, undated

Alvin P. Hovey letter

 Collection — Folder: S0686
Identifier: S0686
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written by Alvin P. Hovey to Isabelle de la Hunt in response to a kind letter she sent him while he was in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hovey was a friend of her son.
Dates: 1888

Alvin Peterson Hovey portrait

 Collection — Folder: OBC178
Identifier: OBC178
Scope and Contents This collection contains a print of a portrait of Alvin Peterson Hovey created sometime betwen 1889 and 1891.
Dates: circa 1889-1891

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

Benjamin Franklin Stevens letter

 Collection — Folder: S1249
Identifier: S1249
Scope and Contents This collection comprises one photocopied letter from Benjamin Harrison in Washington, D.C. to Benjamin Franklin Stevens in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 20, 1886, regarding Harrison's political campaign and a request for Stevens' assistance with the campaign and with preventing voter fraud.
Dates: 1886

Ed Johnson photograph collection

 Collection — Folder: SP172
Identifier: SP172
Scope and Contents This collection contains 4 black-and-white photographs taken by Ed Johnson ranging from 1930 to circa 1933 in Illinois regarding the Offutt coper shop in Old Salem, Illinois where Abraham Lincoln studied at night and the graves of his father, Thomas Lincoln, his stepmother, Sarah Bush Lincoln, and his sweetheart, Ann Rutledge.
Dates: 1930, undated

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Dates: 1818-1889

Foster-Fairbanks party, White Pass, Alaska photograph

 Collection — Folder: SP148
Identifier: SP148
Scope and Contents This collection contains a black-and-white photograph of the Fairbanks and Foster families and officers of the dispatch boat McCullough at the summit of White Pass in Alaska taken by H. C. Barley and Company of Skagway, Alaska. in Alaska on June 28, 1899.
Dates: 1899/06/28

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

Isaac Jenkinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0720
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and fron Isaac Jenkinson with politicians and acquaintances in Washington, D.C., Indiana, and other parts of the United States ranging from 1869 to 1920 regarding national politics, education, various personal and professional matters, and his writings on Aaron Burr. There are two certificates regarding the appointment of Jenkinson as U.S. consul to Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain and its acknowledgement by the British government in 1869 (OBC157).
Dates: 1869-1920

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
United States. Congress. House 3
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Gowdy, John Kennedy, 1843-1918 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
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Hovey, Alvin P. (Alvin Peterson), 1821-1891 2
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Avaline, James 1
Bearrs, Daniel, 1809-1884 1
Bond, Charles 1
Bond, Lavinia Anna 1
Bourie, John B. 1
Brady, John Green 1
Brenton, Samuel 1
Bright, Jesse D. (Jesse David) 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
Browne, Thomas M. 1
Buel, Alexander Woodruff 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1
Butler, William Allen 1
Case, Charles 1
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866 1
Chandler, Zachariah, 1813-1879 1
Chouteau, Pierre 1
Chute, Richard 1
Clay, Cassius Marcellus 1
Cole, A. A. (Alphonso Albert) 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Coquillard, Alexis (1825-1890) 1
Crawford, Thomas Hartley 1
Dillinger, John, 1903-1934 1
Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 1
Dunn, Williamson 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
Ewing, Esther Bearss 1
Ewing, George Washington, 1804-1866 1
Ewing, George Washington, 1841-1872 1
Ewing, Harriet Bourie 1
Ewing, Oliver H. 1
Ewing, William A. 1
Ewing, William Griffith 1
Ewing, William Griffith, 1801-1854 1
Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 1
Fairbanks, Cornelia Cole, -1913 1
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 1
Findlay, Charles 1
Fish, Charles 1
Fish, Hamilton 1
Fitch, Graham N. (Graham Newell), 1809-1892 1
Fort Wayne and California Mining Association 1
Foster, Addison G. (Addison Gardner), 1837-1917 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 1
Gibson, John 1
Godfroy, Gabriel, 1783-1848 1
Godfroy, John F. 1
Godfroy, William 1
Gompers, Samuel 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 1
Gresham, Walter Quintin 1
Griffith, Abraham 1
Griffith, Barton 1
Griffith, Thornton 1
Griffith, Townsend 1
Griffith, William T. 1
Hamilton, Allen, 1798-1864 1
Hannah, Samuel 1
Hanover College 1
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 1
Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885 1
Holladay, Jesse 1
Holladay, Lavinia Harriet 1
Hood, Susan 1
Hood, William N. 1
Howe, William Howe, Viscount 1
Indiana State Police 1
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Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834 1
Johnson, Ed 1
Johnson, John 1
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 1
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Laframboise, Joseph 1
Lane, Joseph 1
Lasselle, Hyacinth, 1777-1843 1
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