Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 233 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists largely of the genealogical research done by Moore and other members of her family. Edith Moore has collected her own writings, family research, correspondence about her research, and created family trees. The smaller series within the collection consist of personal papers relating specifically to Edith Moore, her early life and career, the entirety of her correspondence and that of other members of her family, family papers, especially of her mother and father,...
Scope and Contents The collection contains photostats of muster rolls, a marriage license, and other government papers of Captain Edmund Engle ranging from 1856 to 1880. Along with the official military documents, the collection also contains four diaries written by Engle. The diaries span from 1864 to 1866 and focuses primarily on his day-to-day activities like marching, encampment, and the general health of other soldiers.
Collection — Folder S1154
Scope and Contents The collection includes a signed, typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal, dated February 9-18, 1864, describing his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of the journal of Elijah Evan Edwards while a student at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) at Greencastle, Indiana. Within the journal, Edwards describes life as a student and the cost, societies, and activities while there.
Collection — Folder S2554
Scope and Contents This collection includes Elisha C. Beeman's diary containing entries regarding his daily activities, food, and travel while serving in the Civil War (1864-1865, undated), notes regarding Bible passages (undated), and personal account notations for purchases and work done (1869 and undated). Also included are photocopies of the diary pages, a July 6, 1864 military pass issued at Bridgeport, Alabama, three loose diary pages (circa 1864-1865), two letters sent to Elisha from his father on December...
Dates: 1863-1869, undated
Collection — Folder S1196
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Eliza O. Slocum's diary and it has entries from when she lived in Indiana and a few entires from the time she lived in Iowa (1857- circa 1880s). Mrs. Slocum recorded family events, daily activities, prayer meetings, and notes about the Indian mission in an 1857 edition of The People's Pocket Diary published by Rumrell and Brother of New York. The diary entries were written on the day of the month they occurred, but the years vary. For example, the...
Dates: 1857-circa 1880s
Collection — Folder S0678
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 112-page typed transcription of Enoch Honeywell's diary relating his experiences traveling from New York to Ohio and Indiana from 1815 to 1820 to trade goods. He included prices of land and items available for purchase from the different areas he passed through. The diary also relates Honeywell's 70-day boat trip from Lawrenceburg, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana, his observations about the southern city, and his travel by ship back to New York in 1817.
Collection — Folder S1244
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 62-page, typed transcript of the diary of Enoch Richard Steen from 1865, concerning his hobbies and social activities, farm work, the end of the U.S. Civil War, and experiences in Montana around Virginia City and Helena during the gold rush era.
Collection — Box 1
Collection — Folder S0574
Scope and Contents This collection contains Everett Hamilton's 1863 pocket diary. The diary entries include notes about his daily activities while attending North Western Christian University in Indianapolis, church attendance, letters sent and received, and expenses paid out. There is also entries during his brief time in the army before his discharge for illness. The collection also includes an undated news clipping from the Indianapolis News that describes Hamilton's diary and how it was found by children...