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Albert Gallatin Porter papers

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

Identifier: L303
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Aurelius Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861 to 1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864 to 1917 and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910. The collection also includes 2 tintypes of Aurelius Willoughby, 32 cartes-de-visite depicting landmarks in Washington D.C., Georgia, and Niagra Falls, in addition to two portraits of Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb and...

Charles Barr oral history transcript

Identifier: OH031
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Charles Barr, conducted by Thomas Krasean, Director of Lewis Historical Library Vincennes, Indiana. In the interview, Barr discusses his work as a banker, bank failure during the depression, Ku Klux Klan (KKK) meetings in Bruceville, and the Bruceville Christian Church.

Curtis G. Shake oral history

Identifier: OH015
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts of two interviews of Curtis G. Shake conducted by Thomas Krasean and Robert Montgomery on April 10, 1968 and April 23, 1972. In the 1968 interview, Shake discusses his boyhood days; his schooling; his acquaintances with such men as Paul McNutt, Wendell Willkie, and Sherman Minton; several of his most interesting cases as a lawyer; and concludes with his thoughts on the Nuremberg Trials. Following the interview transcript, is a transcript of a speech made by...

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...

Early Indiana photographic slides

 Collection — Folder: SP038
Identifier: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.

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Clark, George Rogers 3
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (Vincennes, Ind.) 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
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Indiana State Capitol (Indianapolis, Ind.) 2
Jennings, Jonathan 2
Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 2
Niblack, William E. (William Ellis), 1822-1893 2
Stout, Elihu 2
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Samuel 1
Alsop, George R. 1
Alsop, William M. 1
Andrews, Joseph, Jr. 1
Archdiocese of Vincennes (Vincennes, Ind.) 1
Badollet, Henry 1
Badollet, James 1
Barr, Charles H., 1892-1984 1
Bizayon, Francois -1810 1
Blythe, J. W., 1808-1876 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bosseron, Francois -1791 1
Bosseron, Julia 1
Bown, Thomas M. 1
Bruté de Rémur, Simon William Gabriel, 1779-1839. 1
Bruté, Simon, 1779-1839 1
Buntin, Robert 1
Bureau of Indian Affairs 1
Butler University 1
Chabert, Peter 1
Chamber of Commerce (Vincennes, Ind.) 1
Chambers family 1
Chambers, Smiley N. (Smiley Newton), 1845-1907 1
Clark, Marston G. 1
Clarke, Mabel Purcell, 1875-1964 1
Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes, 1823-1862 1
Cochran, Arthur R. 1
Coffin, Levi, 1798-1877 1
Coleman, Christopher Bush 1
Cook, George H. 1
Cook, John 1
Corydon Capitol (Corydon, Ind.) 1
Dalton, Valentine Thomas, 1754-1807 1
Democratic Party (Ind.) 1
Drake, S. A. 1
Dubois, Jesse Kilgore 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Flaget, Bishop 1
Fletcher, Calvin 1798-1866 1
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 1
Garretson, Jacob, 1816-1899 1
George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission of Indiana 1
George Rogers Clark Sesquicentennial Commission (Ind.) 1
Ghee, Sophie Amelia Langton 1
Gibault, Pierre, 1737-1802 1
Gibson, John 1
Godfroy, Gabriel 1
Guilbert, E.S. 1
Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803 1
Harrod, Mildred Dixon, 1906-1994 1
Hay, John 1
Healy, John 1
Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 1
Herriott, John 1
Hershey, Jeremiah 1
Huntington family 1
Indiana Territory Sesquicentennial Commission 1
Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Speedway, Ind.) 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Jones, John Rice 1
Joseph L. Bayard and Company 1
Judah, Samuel, 1798-1869 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687 1
LaCroix, Marcelle D., 1824-1876 1
Lasselle, Charles B., 1819-1908 1
Lasselle, Hyacinth 1
Lasselle, Jacques Magloir 1817-1851 1
Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846 1
Little Turtle, 1747?-1812 1
Maclure, William, 1763-1840 1
Marchal, Antoine 1
McCoy, John, 1770-1811 1
McCoy, William 1
Mills, Caleb, 1806-1879 1
Morris, Frank 1
Noble, Lazarus, approximately 1826-1879 1
Noble, Noah, 1794-1844 1
Oliphant, Frank L. 1
Owen, David Dale, 1807-1860 1
Owen, Richard 1
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877 1
Owen, Robert, 1771-1858 1
Polk, Charles 1
Porter, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1824-1897 1
Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818 1
Preston, Nathaniel, 1809-1871 1
Preston, William M. 1
Rapp, George, 1757-1847 1
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