Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 234 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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
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.
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
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
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...
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.
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.
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...
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Fred Dillard’s service during World War I, including a New Testament Bible given to him by the Orange County Red Cross, a copy of the songbook Songs the Soldiers and Sailors Sing , the booklet Management of the American Soldier by Major General David C. Shanks, photographs and a roster of commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the Evacuation Hospital #29, and French and German postcards...