Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 235 Collections and/or Records:
Everett Hamilton diary
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Everett Hamilton diary
Everette R. Johnson, World War II Navy memoir
Collection — Folder S2478
Scope and Contents This collection includes Everette R. Johnson's World War II Navy memoirs, consisting of typed descriptions of his Navy experiences during the war, the history of the USS Mizar, and several photographs of himself, shipmates, and the USS Mizar ranging from 1941 to 1945. Also included are copies of "USS Mizar and 17th Division USNR (Indianapolis)," his two-page typed history, signed and dated August 1, 1998 and his...
Dates: 1941-1945, 1998-2001
Ezra Bourne papers
Collection — Folder S145
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from Ezra Bourne in Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1852 regarding travel to and life in California during the Gold Rush, also a copy of the Star Mining Company constitution and bylaws.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ezra Bourne papers
Florence Heywood collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes four journals used by Florence Heywood to record her daily activities from March 1893 to November 1895 while attending the Classical School for Girls in Indianapolis, her composition book from circa 1894, the undated poem, "O'er the Sea," and the undated composition, "The Visit of an Unsophisticated Traveller to Sicily and Egypt."This collection also includes catalogs from the Classical School for Girls for the years 1883/84, 1885/86, 1886/87, 1888/89,...
Dates: 1883-1903, undated
Floyd Leslie Kresge papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and signed and autographed and signed correspondence; mimeographed, typed and autographed business communications; and diaries from Floyd Leslie Kresge, Thomas Kresge and others in Indianapolis, Indiana; Scranton, Pennsylvania; and Detroit, Michigan ranging from 1901 to 1957 and undated regarding business and family matters. There are also Christmas cards.
Dates: 1901-1957; undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Floyd Leslie Kresge papers
Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...
Frank E. Brownell papers
Collection — Folder S182
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and diary entries from Elmer Ellsworth in Illinois in 1859 regarding life and newspaper clippings, transcripts of newspaper clippings, headlines and speeches from Francis E. Brownell and others in New York and elsewhere ranging from 1861 to 1901 regarding the death of Col. Elmer Ellsworth in 1861.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank E. Brownell papers
Frank W. Olin collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Frank W. Olin's diaries (1877, 1897-1898, 1922-1936, 1938-1939); correspondence, circulars, and reports from organizations with which Olin was associated, including the Indianapolis Commercial Club and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (1902-1920s), the Indianapolis Civic League (1908), the YMCA (1909-1913), the Layman's Missionary Movement and its Indianapolis convention in 1916, the American Rights Committee (1916), and the Indianapolis Home for Aged Women...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank W. Olin collection
Frank Xavier Zehringer diaries
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two diaries from Frank Xavier Zehringer in Indianapolis, Indiana, with entries ranging from December 31, 1871 to October 8, 1873. Zehringer began keeping the diaries to help him improve his English. The entries document his daily life and activities, including the courtship of his wife.
Franklin P. Waggoner diary excerpts
Collection — Folder S1346
Scope and Contents This 10-page manuscript entitled "Franklin Was A Unionman," was typed by Miss Alma Shufflebarger, Box 117, Bastian, Virginia, on February 27, 1961. She included Franklin's letters and diary entries along with her own narrative. Miss Shufflebarger kept the original spelling and punctuation in Franklin's letters to his wife as well as his diary entries. Franklin disagreed with the Southern states, but nevertheless enlisted in the Confederate Army. More than once, Franklin deserted, stayed home...