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Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Daniel D. Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are...
Dates: 1816-1901

Daniel D. Pratt papers

 Collection — Folder: S1846
Identifier: S1846
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence received by Daniel D. Pratt, including a January 27, 1862 letter from John Turley of Galveston, Cass County, Indiana, a January 1870 subscription notice from the Logansport Presbyterial Academy, and a November 10, 1870 letter sent by Schulyer Colfax along with an unused student attendance sheet of the Rising Sun Seminary from the time Pratt was principal of the school (1832-1833) that Colfax found in his old files. The collection also includes a two-page,...
Dates: circa 1832- circa 1930

Donald F. Carmony papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0224
Scope and Contents This collection contains typewritten copies of articles written by Donald F. Carmony regarding the history of Indiana newspapers and their editors that were published in the Indiana Publisher from 1949 to 1951. The articles include sketches of Elihu Stout, Schuyler Colfax, John D. Defrees, Michael C. Garber, John B. Norman, Archibald Beal, Dr. E.W.H. Ellis, and Charles D. Murray. The collection also contains correspondence and documents regarding education and...
Dates: 1949-1964

George W. Julian collection

 Collection
Identifier: L081
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, predominantly 1789-1902

Gilbert Ashville Pierce and Schuyler Colfax correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1064
Identifier: S1064
Scope and Contents Collection includes a handwritten letter from Indiana Representative Gilbert Ashville Pierce on August 29, 1870, to Schuyler Colfax, Vice President of the United States under President Ulysses S. Grant. In the letter, Pierce urges Colfax to run for President of the United States in 1872.
Dates: 1870

Godlove S. Orth letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1033
Scope and Contents The collection contains Godlove S. Orth’s letters to Schuyler Colfax, discussing Whig, Know Nothing, and Republican Party politics, the Indiana General Assembly, and other state and national issues. Also included are copies of Orth’s letters to James A. Garfield.
Dates: 1845-1881

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

Hoosier Hall of Fame lantern slides

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: P016
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides created by McIntosh Steropticon Company of Chicago, Illinois from circa 1916 showing male historical figures from Indiana, most likely used for a lecture or some type of display during the Indiana centennial.
Dates: circa 1916

Indiana Department of Natural Resources photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P038
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana ranging from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated

Joanna M. Lane letter

 Collection — Folder: S0803
Identifier: S0803
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Joanna M. Lane to author and historian, Benson J. Lossing, on December 8, 1863. The letter contains Mrs. Lane's comments regarding life in Washington D.C., the situation in the House of Representatives and the expected election of Schulyer Colfax as Speaker of the House, and the growing feelings against General Mead.
Dates: 1863/12/06

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Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 2
Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876 2
Eggleston, Edward, 1837-1902 2
Gray, Isaac P. (Isaac Pusey) 2
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Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 2
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Marshall, Thomas Riley, 1854-1925 2
Orth, Godlove S. (Godlove Stein), 1817-1882 2
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877 2
Pierce, Gilbert A. (Gilbert Ashville), 1841-1901 2
Porter, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1824-1897 2
Pratt, Daniel D. (Daniel Darwin), 1813-1877 2
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