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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.

Andrew Gardner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2920
Scope and Contents The four folders contain papers about the improvement of the Wabash River from 1834 to 1839, business papers, receipts, letters, tax receipts, railroad proposals, and an account book.The oldest item in folder 1 is a tax receipt for forty cents for 1830 on half town lot no. 157 in Vincennes paid by A. Gardner. There are two documents dated 1834, but the remaining documents in this folder are all dated 1835. One item entitled “Memorandum of snags taken out of Black Cut Off” lists the...

Arthur R. Robinson correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S1620
Identifier: S1620
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Arthur R. Robinson in Washington, D. C. ranging from 1926/09/20 to 1933/08/31 regarding copies of his speech and regrets for not being able to attend a sesquicentennial celebration.

Aurelius M. Willoughby collection

 Collection
Identifier: L303
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861-1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864-1917. The collection also includes 2 tintypes, 46 carte de visite (Washington D.C., Georgia, and views of falls), and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910.

Dr. George R. Alsop collection

 Collection — Folder: S0868
Identifier: S0868
Scope and Contents This collection contains Dr. George R. Alsop's bond for his work as treasurer of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission of Indiana dated March 12, 1930. Along with Dr. Alsop's signature as principal of the $200,000 bond, Frank L. Oliphant and William M. Alsop also signed as sureties. The bond was sent to Miss Martha Allerdice at the Indiana State House and was accompanied by a letter from attorney D. Frank Culbertson, also dated March 12, 1930, in which he notes that the bond will stay in...

E. S. Guilbert collection

 Collection — Folder: S0557
Identifier: S0557
Scope and Contents In March 1830, Abraham Lincoln journeyed from southern Indiana to Illinois with his parents. When they went through Vincennes, legend has it that Abraham toured the Western Sun and General Advertiser newspaper office, where he saw his first printing press, and talked to Editor Stout. Mr. Guilbert wrote to Roy H. Garrigus, editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial to verify this story, which Mr. Garrigus could not do.Abraham often went to Rockport and borrowed books from Judge John...

Francis Vigo indentures and bond

 Collection — Folder: S1341
Identifier: S1341
Scope and Contents The collection includes a Photostat indenture transferring land from Francis Vigo to John Healy of Menongolia County, Virginia, dated May 12, 1800; a Photostat indenture transferring land from John Healy of Morgantown, Pennsylvania to John Healy of Adams County, Pennsylvania, dated June 21, 1800; a bond signed by Francis Vigo as administrator and John Price Jones as surety, dated 1801; and a typed explanation of the "attached bond" written by Guy Morrison Walker on January 23, 1917.

George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission invitation

 File — Folder: S3399
Identifier: S3399
Scope and Contents This collection includes one invitation from the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission in Vincennes, Indiana from 1929 to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Fort Sackville.

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter launch ceremony collection

 Collection — Folder: S0973
Identifier: S0973
Scope and Contents This collection includes a signed program by designer and illustrator, Frank Morris and color photocopies of photographs from the November 14, 2017 George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter launch ceremony in Vincennes, Indiana. The collection also has a three-coin set of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter that includes one uncirculated coin from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated coin from the U.S. Mint at Denver, and one proof coin from...

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