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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 Albert Mock's unpublished manuscripts, "Three Centuries of Hoosier Education" and "Three Centuries American Life" compiled and written circa 1960s.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

Alida E. Morris letter

 Collection — Folder: S0987
Identifier: S0987
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Alida E. Morris to the Indiana State Library on June 13, 1944, concerning biographies of Hoosier pioneer women teachers and a newspaper article about the biographies.
Dates: 1944

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his...
Dates: 1858-1949

Brayton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L411
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of personal correspondence of the Springer and Brayton families from 1842 to 1940. Included are William Springer’s letters to his wife while serving in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Also included is the personal correspondence of the John Brayton family and related families in Warren County, New York and Washington, Indiana. There are also a significant amount of papers on Margaret Brayton (1895-1986) of Muncie, Indiana. Papers...
Dates: 1820-1969

Captain John L. Tyler advertising card

 Collection — Folder: S1325
Identifier: S1325
Scope and Contents This advertising card states, "The Well-Known Card Writer and Penman, Captain Tyler, Teacher of Penmanship, Fort Wayne, Ind. Public Schools." On the back, it says "Mr. Dunn. Please have the slates ready for me Wednesday afternoon first thing at 1:30 and oblige. Respt. Capt. Tyler."
Dates: circa 1880-1900s

Charles L. White diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1390
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a World War I diary, a photograph, and other items from Charles L. White, ranging from 1918 to 1919, during World War I. The diary contains White's account of military life, including trials of army life in France, specifically mentioning the food, weather, and living conditions. There are also a photocopy and a typed transcript copy of the diary, as well as a small photograph, positive print and negative, of a soldier, a document to his mother, and a French war bond...
Dates: 1918-1919

Erastus Test letter

 Collection — Folder: S1297
Identifier: S1297
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter from Erastus Test in Indiana to Ada Baldwin on July 26, 1856, mentioning how she had been missed in grammar class and other news about school.
Dates: 1856

Ethel Bossom collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L338
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 16 diaries written by Ethel Bossom detailing her daily activities ranging from 1945 to 1959.
Dates: 1945-1959

Frederick J. S. Robinson teacher's licenses

 Collection — Folder: OB005-01
Identifier: OB005-01
Scope and Contents This collection includes teacher's licenses from the Common Schools of Clay County on October 25, 1873 and December 5, 1868.
Dates: 1868, 1873

George A. Kitzinger papers

 Collection — Folder: S0789
Identifier: S0789
Scope and Contents This collection contains two teaching licenses, dated February 19, 1858 and July 9, 1860, that certified George A. Kitzinger as qualified to teach a common school in Dubois County, Indiana. The collection also includes a February, 1934 typed summary of Mr. Kitzinger's teaching record (1851-1864) written by his grandson, Robert E. Eckert, and based on information found in John T. Melchior's 1933 history of early pioneers in and around Jasper, Indiana.
Dates: 1858-1860, 1934

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