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Asa J. Smith oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH018
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
Dates: 1969/03/20

Blackford County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1648
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Blackford County, Indiana, including Cecil Beeson, Sr.’s February 1961 typewritten transcription of the record of indictment against Noah Foreman for the murder of Albert Whitacre in December 1865, his transcription of a July 12, 1915 article from the The Evening News of Hartford City that reprinted a history of Blackford County that was read by John Noonan at the city's Fourth of July celebration in 1876, and...
Dates: 1888-circa 1989, undated

Central Union Telephone Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L289
Scope and Contents This collection includes blueprints and requests for permission to build from Central Union Telephone Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1918 regarding the installation of telephone poles, cables, conduits, etc.

There is also a volume of court exhibits ranging from 1879 to 1886 concerning the trial of a superintendant of the company for criminal misconduct.
Dates: 1913-1918

Clarence Manion letter

 Collection — Folder: S924
Identifier: S0924
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Clarence Manion in South Bend, Indiana from 1964/10/03 defending themselves, The Manion Forum, against slander.
Dates: 1964

Crime and law photograph collection

 Collection — Folder: SP120
Identifier: SP120
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from Indiana and the United States, related to various crimes, criminals, and legal cases, such as a lawsuits between demolition companies and various criminal trials, ranging from 1921 to 1980 and undated. There are images of 3 members of the Reno Gang, Bonnie and Clyde, and several Hoosier criminals from the 20th century, as well as an FBI criminal "wanted notice" of car thief Fred Bowen (1938) sent to ...
Dates: 1921-1980, undated

Fred J. Nation collection

 Collection
Identifier: L197
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, documents, and reports from Fred J. Nation's work as press secretary to Indiana Governor Evan Bayh. Ranging from 1957 to 1990, the collection's material covers a number of issues and state events that took place during the first year and a half of Governor Bayh's time in office, including inauguration programs, schedules and speech drafts; correspondence, documents, and reports regarding domestic violence and the 1989 murder of Lisa M. Bianco by her...
Dates: 1957-1990

James M. VanHook collection

 Collection
Identifier: L308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated

Joseph C. Alexander grave robbery trial photograph

 Collection — Folder: SP103
Identifier: SP103
Scope and Contents This collection includes a black-and-white photograph of a crowd of people leaving the old Marion County Courthouse in Indianapolis, Indiana during the trial of Dr. Joseph C. Alexander for grave robbery, circa 1902-1903.
Dates: circa 1902-1903

Karl W. Fischer papers

 Collection — Folder: S463
Identifier: S0463
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed carbon copy of a document from Karl W. Fischer regarding the murder of Thurza Oyler Hinshaw in 1895 and subsequent trial of her husband, William E. Hinshaw, dated 1946/08/01. Also included is a newspaper clipping from the [New York] Sunday News, 1946/09/01.
Dates: 1895, 1946

Knights of the Golden Circle collection

 Collection — Folder: S0353
Identifier: S0353
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page manuscript Mary Adeline Denny in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 4, 1924, entitled “How the Capture of Indianapolis by the Knights of the Golden Circle, August 16, 1864, during the Civil War Was Prevented.”
Dates: 1864

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Alexander, J. C. (Joseph C.), 1859-1925 1
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Baniszewski, Gertrude Nadine, 1928-1990 1
Barrett, George W. 1
Barrow, Clyde, 1909-1934 1
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Coffin, George 1
Denny family 1
Denny, John 1
Denny, Mary Adeline 1
Dillinger, John, 1903-1934 1
Draves, Arlene 1
Durbin, Winfield T. (Winfield Taylor), 1847-1928 1
Goodrich, James P. (James Putnam), 1864-1940 1
Grand Army of the Republic (U.S.) 1
Gulley, Otis 1
Hamilton, William J. 1
Hinshaw, William E. 1
Huehn, Myrtle 1
Indiana State Library 1
Indianapolis Telephone Company (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Jaqua family 1
Jaqua, Leonard G., 1898-1978 1
Kirkland, Virgil 1
Knights of the Golden Circle 1
Krasean, Thomas 1
Leach, Joshua 1
Lester, J. W. (John William) 1
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.) 1
Likens, Sylvia Marie, 1949-1965 1
Manion, Clarence 1
McCray, Warren T. (Warren Terry), 1865-1938 1
Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965 1
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 1
Myers, Walter D. (Walter Dennis), 1882-1973 1
Nation, Fred Joseph 1944- 1
New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937 1
Oberholtzer family 1
Parker, Bonnie, 1910-1934 1
Pettengill, Samuel B. (Samuel Berrett), 1886-1976 1
Reno, Frank, -1868 1
Reno, John, 1838-1895 1
Republican Party (Ind.) 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Robinson, Solon, 1803-1880 1
Smith, Asa Jessup, 1894-1973 1
Sparks, Frank T., 1842-1968 1
Stephenson, David Curtis (1891-1966) 1
Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Co. 1
Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929 1
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation Officials and employees 1
VanHook family 1
VanHook, James M., 1844-1927 1
Watson, James E. (James Eli), 1863-1948 1
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