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Abraham L. Brick papers

 Collection
Identifier: L539
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed correspondence from Abraham L. Brick and others in Indiana and Washington, D.C. from 1850-1950 regarding personal and business matters; invitations to social events ranging from 1884-1901 regarding presidential and congressional events; photographs and tintypes of family, public events and places, including the Panama Canal, from 1866-1907 and undated; scrapbooks, diaries, and expense accounts.

Albert Gall papers

 Collection
Identifier: L272
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gall in California and elsewhere in the U.S.; legal, insurance and patent documents, financial papers; photographs; Freemason materials and a biographical sketch of Alois D. Gall ranging from 1861-1905 regarding family and business matters and social organizations.

Albert Gallatin Porter papers

 Collection
Identifier: L125
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gallatin Porter and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; speeches; autographed notes and manuscripts; and printed Congressional bills ranging from 1804-1928 regarding Porter's political career; biographies; historical subjects; his manuscript and indices.

Allen J. Payton letters

 Collection — Folder: S1043
Identifier: S1043
Scope and Contents The collection includes two letters from Indiana Representative Allen J. Payton written to his cousin, John D. Evans in New Albany, Indiana, ranging from February 27, 1889, to March 6, 1889, regarding the 1889 General Assembly Session.

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...

Daniel D. Pratt collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L128
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of 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 correspondence and...

David Wallace letter

 Collection — Folder: S1351
Identifier: S1351
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the photostat of a letter from Governor David Wallace to Samuel Judah in Vincennes, Indiana on September 21, 1839. Governor Wallace wrote to Mr. Judah about the "outline of your court project." Apparently, Samuel wanted to create additional courts but Wallace "could not bring forth such a measure" because of "the present heavy taxation on the people." He discussed the state publisher, the speaker, and the next governor.

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...

Frederick Knefler certificate

 Collection — Folder: S1435
Identifier: S1435
Scope and Contents This certificate measures 11" x 16 1/2", and has a gold State of Indiana seal in the lower left corner. The certificate states: "Whereas a vacancy exists in the Board of Regents of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument caused by the expiration of the term for which General Fred Kneffler was commissioned, therefore know ye that in the name and by the authority of the State aftersaid, I do hereby appoint and commission said General Fred Kneffler to serve an additional term of four years from the 10th...

General William Harrison Kemper papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0769
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...

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Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 7
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry) 6
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 5
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Hamilton, Allen 3
Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 3
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Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 3
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Orth, Godlove S. (Godlove Stein), 1817-1882 2
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Wick, William W. (William Watson) 2
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American Secular Union and Freethought Federation (Ind.) 1
Badollet, John, 1757-1837 1
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Baker, Conrad, 1817-1885 1
Ball State University 1
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Beeman, Larken L. 1
Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890 1
Biddle, Horace P. (Horace Peters), 1811-1900 1
Bigger, Samuel, 1802-1846 1
Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883 1
Blackford, Isaac Newton, 1786-1859 1
Bolton, Sarah 1
Boon, Ratliff, 1781-1844 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bradshaw, William 1
Brady, John 1
Brick, Estelle, 1890- 1
Brick, William W., 1808-1882 1
Bright, Michael G. (Michael Graham), 1803-1881 1
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Browne, Thomas M. 1
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 1
Bryer, James T. 1
Bundy, Eugene H. 1
Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 1
Butler University 1
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1
Butler, Charles, 1802-1897 1
Butler, Ovid, 1801-1881 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1843-1918 1
Calkins, William H. (William Henry), 1842-1894 1
Campbell, John (John T.) 1
Carmony, Donald F. (Donald Francis) 1
Carvajal, Jose Maria de Jesus, 1810-1874 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Clarke, Grace Julian, 1865-1938 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Cobb, Thomas R. (Thomas Reed), 1828-1892 1
Coburn, Henry P. 1
Coburn, John, 1825-1908 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Colfax, William, 1756-1838 1
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