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Abraham Miller letters

 Collection — Folder: S954
Identifier: S0954
Scope and Contents The collection contains two handwritten letters from 1845 as well as transcripts typed in 1969. These letters contain topics such as disease, farming, mutual family and friends, and steamboat travel. The collection's two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the...

Albert Alyea diary

 Collection — Folder: S018
Identifier: S0018
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Albert Alyea. Included in the diary are notes about the birth and death dates of his family, his accounts with various stores, weather reports, his barn raising, and accounts of what he sold to other individuals. Alyea also uses the diary to write about his time spent in the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary also contains several additional items, including a newspaper clipping about new fishing laws, a real estate appraisal, and a newspaper...

Alexander Heron collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0860
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and complimentary fair tickets from across Indiana sent to the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, Alexander Heron. Ranging from 1885 to 1890, the collection includes tickets from community, county, and district fairs; Trotting and Pace Horse Breeders' Association fairs; Agricultural Association, Agricultural Society, and Agricultural and Mechanical Society fairs; Joint Stock Association and Joint Stock Society fairs; Farmers' Union Association...

"An American system for the protection of American industry" article fragment

 Collection — Folder: S3453
Identifier: S3453
Scope and Contents This collection contains one article fragment written by an unknown author in the 19th century regarding commerce, industry, and farming in the United States.

Carson family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0230
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and other documents, including legal transactions, from various members of the Carson family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa and Virginia ranging from 1825 to 1915, with some undated regarding family matters, Quaker meetings, and legal transactions.

Cecil Beeson, Blackford County photograph collection

 Collection — Folder: SP015
Identifier: SP015
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana ranging from circa 1877 to 1925, regarding buildings, businesses, houses, and other places in Blackford County as well as events that occurred there. Collection includes an item-level inventory.

Elizabeth J. Roby papers

 Collection — Folder: S625
Identifier: S0625
Scope and Contents This collection consists of family letters primarily written to Elizabeth J. Roby, a resident of Salem, Washington County, Indiana from her cousins, William and Agnes Scott, of Smyrna, Iowa and from other family living in Xenia, Illinois ranging from 1855 to 1868 regarding farm life and family news. Also included in the collection are some of the original envelopes with postage stamps, two receipts, and an envelope with scraps of dress goods.

Ellsworth Walls collection

 Collection — Folder: S1353
Identifier: S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).

English family photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP014
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the English family in Lexington and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1910 regarding William E. English and his family and friends engaged in activities such as hunting, golf, driving, and vacationing; the family estate, Englishton Park, near Lexington and local subjects such as farming, dogs, gardens, cemeteries; and an event, most likely the unveiling of the William E. English monument, which took place on September 28,...

Enoch Richard Steen diary

 Collection — Folder: S1244
Identifier: S1244
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 62-page, typed transcript of the diary of Enoch Richard Steen from 1865, concerning his hobbies and social activities, farm work, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and experiences in Montana around Virginia City and Helena during the gold rush era.

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