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Alexander Lydy biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder: S0859
Identifier: S0859
Scope and Contents This collection contains a one-page typewritten biographical sketch of Alexander Lydy written by his granddaughter, Dorothy Schroeder, circa 1966. Besides basic biographical information, Schroeder mentions some of the battles that Lydy was involved in while serving in the Union army during the Civil War and his experience with the "Providence Spring" at Andersonville Prison in Georgia.
Dates: circa 1966

Alma Brown papers

 Collection — Folder: S172
Identifier: S0172
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten biography from Sisters of Providence in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. ranging from 1879 to 1953 regarding the life of Sister Mary Borromeo (Alma Brown).
Dates: 1879/03/26-1953/12/20

Asa J. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L368
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Dates: 1901-1973

Benjamin Harrison collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1178
Scope and Contents The collection contains three scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Harrison’s son, Russell. The clippings document the death of Benjamin Harrison. A fourth scrapbook contains clippings regarding Harrison’s Southern Tour of the United States in the Spring of 1891. There are items related to various memorials to Benjamin Harrison following his death as well as a short biographical pamphlet and information on a full-length biography written by Harry Sievers in the 1950s.
Dates: 1891-1953

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Dates: 1844-1923

Bess Day collection

 Collection — Folder: S0343
Identifier: S0343
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and biographical information from various numerous Indiana authors to Bess Day in Anderson, Indiana ranging in 1945 regarding the lives of those authors. The authors who responded to Day's inquiries for information include: Barbara Allee (daughter of author), Fannie B. Blumberg, Kate Gambold (Mrs. John A.) Dyer, Louise Embree, Clotilde Embree Funk, Helen Boyd (Mrs. William Robert) Higgins, Mable Leigh Hunt, Clara Ingram Judson, Ross F. Lockridge, Laura...
Dates: 1945

C. Alfred Campbell collection

 Collection
Identifier: L028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of C. Alfred Campbell’s correspondence, writings, and material collected for his 1952 paper at the Indianapolis Literary Club on Hoosier humorist Kin Hubbard (d. 1930). Included is Campbell’s correspondence with people who knew Hubbard; copies of articles and clippings on Hubbard; and a copy of Campbell’s paper of Hubbard, "Give Us Back Our Hillbillies." Also included is a small amount of later correspondence on Hubbard.
Dates: 1910-1972

Charlotte Baird, Nancy Hanks Lincoln report

 Collection — Folder: S2553
Identifier: S2553
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 31 page typewritten unofficial report on Nancy Hanks Lincoln created by Charlotte N. Baird, an administrative technician at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The 1977 report contains biographical information about Nancy and her extended family and includes information about their lives in Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. The last three pages contain genealogies of the Harper, Hanks, and Shipley families. Baird provides footnotes throughout her report, but it...
Dates: 1977

Chester F. Brenton, "The Life and Times of Henry Brenton: Minister of the Gospel" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S2557
Identifier: S2557
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of Chester F. Brenton's manuscript, "The Life and Times of Henry Brenton: Minister of the Gospel" dated January 1, 1977. It is the second volume in his Brenton family series and includes family history and information about the early years of Kentucky and Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.
Dates: 1977/01/01

Christian Theological Seminary collection

 Collection
Identifier: L260
Scope and Contents This collection includes sermons, survey responses, an obituary, a minister's biography and last words and miscellaneous items from Christian Theological Seminary, Anna Stevens and others in Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1935 and undated regarding Biblical scripture, biographies and religious courses in colleges and universities.
Dates: 1864-1935, undated

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Rabb, Kate Milner, 1866-1937 2
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Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 1
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Allen, David F., 1843-1911 1
Amos, Martha Tilson, 1907-1992 1
Andersonville Prison (Andersonville, Georgia) 1
Baird, Charlotte, 1917-1995 1
Baker family 1
Barton, John J. 1
Bayh, Birch, 1928- 1
Bearss, Hiram Iddings 1
Bennett family 1
Berry family 1
Bitter, Karl Theodore Francis 1
Blackford, Isaac Newton, 1786-1859 1
Borromeo, Sister Mary 1
Brenton, Henry, 1779-1846 1
Brigham, Harold F. (Harold Frederick), 1897-1971 1
Butler, Amos W. (Amos William), 1860-1937 1
Butler, Ellis J. 1
Campbell, Alfred C. 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl) 1897-1979 1
Castleman, William James, 1908-1991 1
Christian Theological Seminary 1
Citizens Historical Association (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1
Clermont Academy (Clermontville, Ohio) 1
Cobb, Thomas R. (Thomas Reed), 1828-1892 1
Collett, John 1
Cottman, Evans Wilkins, 1902-1976 1
Cotton, Luella 1
Craig, George North 1
Crary, Genevieve Alden Walker 1
Crown Hill Cemetery (Marion County, Ind.) 1
Davidson, Lyman C., 1879-1951 1
Day, Bess 1
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Depue, Elba 1
Detraz, Lucy Morerod, 1806-1903 1
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Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Dresser, Paul 1
Dunn, Caroline 1
Earlham College 1
Edwards, Marie Stuart, 1880-1970 1
Ellis, Sara Catherine Deborah 1
Foster, Robert Sanford 1
Franklin College (Franklin, Ind.) 1
Gnass, Frances Marvel Barnhart,1898-1977 1
Grand Army of the Republic (U.S.) 1
Gruelle, Richard B., 1851-1914 1
Hanks family 1
Harding, Stephen Selwyn, 1808-1891 1
Harper family 1
Harrison, Anna Tuthill Symmes, 1775-1864 1
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 1
Hartke, Vance, 1919-2003 1
Haughton, William 1
Haynes, Elwood, 1857-1925 1
Hayward, Elizabeth 1
Hester family 1
Hester, Francis A. 1
Hester, George Knight 1
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Hopkins, Martha Ellis 1
Hubbard, Kin, 1868-1930 1
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Indianapolis Literary Club 1
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Jackson, Rachel, 1767-1828 1
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Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnston, Frank D. 1
Johnston, Margaret Afflis 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Ketcham, Jane Merrill 1
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Landson, Hugh McKennan, 1867-1947 1
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Lane, Mary Lavinia Robinson, 1864-1913 1
Lincoln family 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lincoln, Nancy Hanks, 1784-1818 1
Livsey, Joseph Henry 1
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