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Addison C. Harris papers

 Collection — Folder: S0596
Identifier: S0596
Scope and Contents The collection contains three items ranging from 1880 to 1894, including a manuscript of Addison C. Harris’ account of the Quakers in the community where he was raised. He talks about their prosperity and his experiences attending the Quaker Meeting House and the Quaker school. He proceeds to discuss the founding and early history of the Quaker Church as well as Quaker beliefs. Also included are a pamphlet titled “Indiana” that also includes a map of the state and a memorandum brief submitted...
Dates: 1880-1894

Albert J. Beveridge collection

Identifier: L016
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Beveridge’s correspondence with John C. Shaffer, publisher of the Chicago Evening Post and the Indianapolis Star and president of a syndicate owning the Indianapolis street railways. Included are letters from Beveridge as Shaffer’s lawyer handling the dissolution of the Indianapolis street railways syndicate (1893) and letters on personal and political matters (1897-1914). The collection also includes Beveridge’s manuscript for...
Dates: 1893-1926, bulk 1893-1914

Austin H. Brown papers

Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Dates: 1830-1901

Bass Photo Company photograph collection

Identifier: P034
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1850 to 1975 and undated regarding people, buildings, street scenes, illustrations, and events such as Foch Day (November 4, 1921) in Indianapolis, as well as a few shots taken around Indiana.
Dates: circa 1850-1975, undated

Branham family papers

Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

Brown family collection

Identifier: L020
Scope and Contents This collection contains Lyndsay Brown’s papers from the Indianapolis High School Alumni Association, his account of the Ohio River flood in 1937, and information from The Old Seminary Boys Group. Also included are papers of Ignatius Brown regarding road construction in the Pleasant Run area of Indianapolis circa 1898; and Hiram Brown's papers on water wheels and mills in Indianapolis. There is also an Alumni Society of the Indianapolis High School record book with entries ranging...
Dates: 1824-1939

Caleb Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0022
Scope and Contents This collection contains three diaries of Caleb Anderson (1875, 1881, 1884-1885), in which he recorded the weather, prices, and his accounts. It also includes family letters and business papers; the correspondence of John T. Anderson regarding his work as an agent of the Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad in Ladoga (1864-1865); and John T. Anderson's record book of goods woven at the Ladoga mills (1882-1887).
Dates: 1856-1889

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.
Dates: circa 1877-1925

Christian Schrader collection

Identifier: L573
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE010).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Dates: 1842-1987

Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company stocks and bonds

 Collection — Folder: S2113
Identifier: S2113
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items: a $50.00 bond for the Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago Railroad Company signed by Caleb Blood Smith on August 3, 1854; three stock certificates for the Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company, two signed by Smith on May 12 and September 12, 1855 and one signed by Solomon Meredith on October 19, 1858. The collection also has an August 11, 1866 letter written by Daniel D. Pratt at Logansport, Indiana and sent to George B. Rogers at Cincinnati; and a...
Dates: 1854-1866

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