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Boone family collection

 Collection — Folder: S2134
Identifier: S2134
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of two letters sent to the Indiana State Library from Dr. R. N. Mayfield regarding his Boone family genealogy. The first letter was received on January 31, 1931 and was a sent with “Boone Family” and “The New Boone History,” leaflets written and printed by Dr. Mayfield. The second letter is dated February 4, 1931 and was sent with a Photostat copy of the June 28, 1785 payroll report by Captain Sam Kirkham for the men of the Lincoln Militia for their 32 day...
Dates: 1785, 1931

George Rogers Clark collection

 Collection — Folder: S259
Identifier: S0259
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and original letters and documents beginning with a letter by Joseph Bowman. Dated July 30, 1778, the letter about their military campaign was written a year before Bowman's accidental death. An original note by George Rogers Clark is dated November 1805, Clark County, Indiana Territory, and certifies that John Dougherty and William Biggs were soldiers during the American Revolution. A photostat of a letter by Thomas Jefferson to General Clark is...
Dates: 1778-1933

George Rogers Clark Memorial collection

 Collection — Folder: S2180
Identifier: S2180
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items regarding George Rogers Clark and the George Rogers Clark Memorial located in Vincennes, Indiana, including two copies of the list of contents in the cornerstone of the Memorial Building that was sealed on September 3, 1933; two copies of the pamphlet George Rogers Clark: The Neglected Hero of the American Revolution from 1927; photographs taken by L.B. Read in March 1941 of five of the seven murals in the Memorial; 2...
Dates: 1926-1941, undated

George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission invitation

 File — Folder: S3399
Identifier: S3399
Scope and Contents This collection includes one invitation from the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission in Vincennes, Indiana from 1929 to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Fort Sackville.
Dates: 1929

Henry N. Dick, Clark's Anabasis and the Hymn of Deborah poem

 Collection — Folder: S2521
Identifier: S2521
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of Henry N. Dick’s Clark's Anabasis and the Hymn of Deborah, his epic poem commemorating the deeds of George Rogers Clark and his translation of the "Song of Deborah" from the Book of Judges (1944).
Dates: 1944

Historic documents and sites lantern slides

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides mostly created by W. H. Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1897 to circa 1916 regarding early Indiana history, including historic sites at Vincennes, New Harmony, and the state capitols, as well as the Indiana centennial. Many of the slides depict historical documents relating to early European settlement of the Northwest Territory and portraits of prominent Hoosier individuals. It is possible these slides were used for...
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1916

J. Scott Williams drawings

 Collection
Identifier: L624
Scope and Contents This collection includes study drawings for the murals and stained glass windows within the Indiana State Library and Historical Building from J. Scott Williams in New York City, New York ranging from 1930 to 1932.
Dates: circa 1930-1934

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

Patrick Henry letters

 Collection — Folder: S638
Identifier: S0638
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 facsimiles of secret orders given to George Rogers Clark from Patrick Henry, dated January 2, 1778, authorizing the attack on British posts at Kaskaskia and Vincennes during the American Revolutionary War. Also included is a letter dated December 8, 1778, written by Patrick Henry to Col. John Gibson regarding Gibson's request for clothing for his regiment given to Henry by a Captain Bell.
Dates: 1778

Ross Franklin Lockridge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L598
Scope and Contents The collection includes documentation regarding Ross Franklin Lockridge's duties as director of Hoosier Historic Memorial Activities. The bulk of the collection consists of New Harmony and members of the Owen community documentation. Also included are speeches and papers written by Lockridge and his students on early Hoosiers, including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and other Indiana and United States history topics.
Dates: 1877/10/26-1952/01/12

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George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (Vincennes, Ind.) 3
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796 3
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Appleseed, Johnny, 1774-1845 1