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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:

R. B. Laughlin diary

 Collection — Folder S2910
Identifier: S2910
Scope and Contents This is a typed copy of the diary which R. B. Laughlin kept during the trip. The first entry is April 5, 1849, in which he lists the men of the Evansville Mining Company who left on the steamboat Embassy for St. Louis, where they arrived on April 9. Some things were stolen from them. They left from St. Joseph, Missouri, on April 20.On May 1, the Evansville Mining Company joined the Cincinnati Company “and made our start for California.” They traveled 12 miles that day. On May 3,...
Dates: 1849

Rapin Andrews weather diary

Identifier: L004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the weather diary begun by Rapin Andrews in 1837. After his death in 1849, the diary was continued by an unknown individual. Locations for temperature readings were Gorham, Ontario County, New York (1837-1839) and Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana. Rapin recorded the temperature three times daily. He also noted wind speed and direction, and included notes about the overall conditions for that day. Occasionally, Andrews included other notes about recent...
Dates: 1837-1874

Rebecca Columbia Radspinner diary

 Collection — Folder S1094
Identifier: S1094
Scope and Contents This collection is a photocopy of a handwritten diary for the year 1863. On Thursday, July 9, Rebecca wrote: "Today I received a letter from George and one from Mrs. Edmonton. Morgan [Confederate General John Hunt Morgan] sent troops into Indiana and took possession of Corydon." The next day, she wrote: "Today our men left for Seymour at the call of the Govenor. Sad day." Her entry on July 13 was: "This morning near twenty gunboats and transports passed here and some of the troops stopped and...
Dates: 1863

Richard W. Thompson collection

Identifier: L158
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Richard W. Thompson’s political correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national Whig and Republican party politics, and Thompson’s role in political campaigns (1840s-1880s); letters from constituents during his terms in Congress regarding political appointments and local politics (1841-1849); Civil War correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national politics and Thompson’s duties in Terre Haute (1861-1865); his...
Dates: 1818-1931

Robert G. Graydon weather diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0536
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven weather diaries kept by Dr. Robert G. Graydon ranging from 1855 to 1898. Every entry includes the daily temperature which Dr. Graydon took three times every day, morning, midday, and evening. Many of the entries include the wind direction, appearance of the sky, and notations regarding precipitation. The majority of the entries are for Southport, Indiana, with a few months of entries for Greenwood, Indiana and Tyler, Texas
Dates: 1855-1898

Robertson diary

 Collection — Folder S1746
Identifier: S1746
Scope and Contents This collection includes a mimeographed copy of a handwritten diary from Robertson writing in Ohio ranging from 1813/11/21 to 1814/04/16 regarding journey and meeting people along the way.
Dates: 1813-1814

Safe deposit boxes collection

Identifier: L291
Scope and Contents This collection includes insurance policies, typed and signed personal correspondence, receipts, birth and baptism certificates, marriage certificates, photographs, diaries, Confederate States of America currency, other personal and legal documents and titles and land deeds from various individuals in Indiana ranging from 1849 to 1967.Notably, it contains a series of correspondences from William and Lucille Marlow, love letters and detailing their travels in 1935.The...
Dates: 1849-1967

Samuel J. Keller papers

Identifier: L285
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Samuel J. Keller in Bluffton, Indiana, California, and Minnesota; Mexican War and Civil War army camps, as well as business, legal and financial papers; a diary; newspaper clippings; business advertising; postcards; and miscellaneous ranging from 1848 to 1911, regarding family matters, army life and wars.

There is also an appointment for Keller to the 47th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Militia on October 10, 1861.
Dates: 1848-1911

Samuel Merrill collection

Identifier: L106
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Samuel Merrill’s Civil War papers, including his letters to his wife and sister in Indianapolis from Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina (1862-1865). Also included are his war diary (1863), orders, clothing and equipment records, as well as other official military papers (1862-1865). The collection also contains business papers of Merrill and his family (1850-circa 1900), including papers of his father, essays on Indiana’s state capitals, and...
Dates: 1850-1924

Sarah Ann Quarles Chandler collection

 Collection — Folder S0249
Identifier: S0249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a transcript of the diary Chandler kept while moving to Missouri. She documents the sights and experiences of the trip through Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. The diary ends in St. Louis, although the Chandlers eventually settled near Boonville, Missouri.
Dates: 1836