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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

16th Battalion United States Marine Corps Reserve collection

 Collection — Folder S1242
Identifier: S1242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopied materials regarding the creation and history of the 16th Battalion United States Marine Corps. Within the collection are photographs showing the newly recognized Battalion at San Diego, California and Quantico, Virginia bases where the unit received training. There is also an announcement of the unit's mobilization to active duty that includes a list of Marines in the unit. Finally, there is information regarding the 50 year reunion which took place in...
Dates: 1939-1990

Albert Folop papers

 Collection — Folder S476
Identifier: S0476
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Albert Folop in Monterey, California on 1949/03/15 regarding naval education and personal matters.
Dates: 1949/03/15

Albert H. Vestal collection

 Collection
Identifier: L352
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Albert H. Vestal’s work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Dates: 1899-1932, bulk 1917-1932

Alexis Coquillard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0298
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photocopied documents from Alexis Coquillard (1795-1855) in South Bend, Indiana ranging from 1795-1840 regarding business matters, contracts and lists of merchandise, an original diary from Alexis Coquillard (1825-1890) in 1849 written on a journey to California in 1849, and typed stories as told to Mary C. Coquillard regarding pioneers.
Dates: 1795-1911

Claude Matthews letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0931
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters and a petition addressed to Governor Matthews regarding the coal miners' strike in southern Indiana, including communications from county sheriffs, Grand Army of the Republic posts, and miner's organizations (1894); correspondence regarding the Pullman Strike and rioting in Lake County (1894); and correspondence as Governor regarding the determination of the Indiana-Kentucky border, the Indiana State Fair, the extradition of criminals, and other official matters....
Dates: 1836-1894

Donald D. Howard collection

 Collection
Identifier: L076
Scope and Contents The collection contains World War II letters of Howard to his parents, Louise and George Howard (Evansville, Indiana), written from the South Pacific, Okinawa, China, Korea, the Philippines, California, and Ft. Benjamin Harrison. The collection also includes correspondence from the Howard’s daughters Marilyn, a student at Indiana University, and Mrs. R.C. Datzman, a medical technician and wife of physician in Detroit and Carlysle, PA, during the same time period.
Dates: 1944-1946

Ezra Bourne papers

 Collection — Folder S145
Identifier: S0145
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.
Dates: 1850-1852

Fogleman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L251
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Ida Fogleman and her parents and others in Indiana, Illinois, California and elsewhere; telegrams; genealogy; an application for membership in Society of Indiana Pioneers; newspaper clippings; postcards; an expense book; a school memory book; a teacher's license; a memory book from a party; financial papers; photographs; and Ida's instructions to her estate executor ranging from 1859 to 1950 regarding family and school life, friendships, career and estate...
Dates: 1859-1950

Hampden G. Finch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0462
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Hampden G. Finch in Centerville, Indiana and various towns/forts in western United States and Louisa Finch in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1851 regarding family matters, business, travel west to California and a typed, photocopy of reminiscences from J.G. Finch of Indiana discussing the 1819-1820 settlement of Hamilton County, IN.
Dates: 1819-1820, 1850-1851

Henry E. Wahl collection

 Collection
Identifier: L172
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to Henry E. Wahl from his parents (1936–1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, Indiana, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in 1866, as well as...
Dates: 1865-1945