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Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative

 Collection — Folder: S614
Identifier: S0614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...

John M. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.

Mrs. K. L. McGill collection

 Collection — Folder: S885
Identifier: S0885
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a card from various periods in U.S. history. The earliest document in the collection is dated 1812, and the latest item in 1951. The collection contains Civil War correspondence with Colonel Benjamin Harrison, as well as letter from World War I hero, Sergeant Samuel Woodfill.

Rutherford B. Hayes letter

 Collection — Folder: S616
Identifier: S0616
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Rutherford B. Hayes to Benjamin Harrison on April 12, 1890 expressing his gratification in the actions of the president in the matter of the Ohio Pension Agency.

Schuyler Colfax collection

 Collection
Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters regarding his...

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