Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
English family photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the English family in Lexington and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1910 regarding William E. English and his family and friends engaged in activities such as hunting, golf, driving, and vacationing; the family estate, Englishton Park, near Lexington and local subjects such as farming, dogs, gardens, cemeteries; and an event, most likely the unveiling of the William H. English monument, which took place on September 28,...
Dates: circa 1900-1910
Fred L. Pierpont collection
Collection — Folder S2436
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Fred L. Pierpont's papers, including a map of Lexington, Indiana from 1922 and a page with handwritten explanations of the town roads and points of interest on map; an undated to-do list of maintenance jobs written on Englishton Park (Lexington, Indiana) letterhead; a copy of "History of Lexington High School," a five-page essay possibly written by a student for a school assignment in circa 1931; and nonprofessional drawings of President Taft...
Dates: 1908-circa 1931
Margaret Osborne Steele Dickey collection
Collection — Folder S2991
Scope and Contents This 6-page, typed manuscript was written by Katharine McAfee Parker as a memorial address in honor of Margaret Osborne Steel, wife of Rev. John M. Dickey. The paper was delivered at the Lexington Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Indiana, on November 21, 1938, on the occasion of placing a bronze marker at the graves of Rev. and Mrs. Dickey near New Washington. Katharine explained how Dr. Rule of Louisville, Kentucky, asked her to speak on Margaret Steele Dickey, shortly after returning from a...
Paper currency collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains fractional currency, interest bearing notes, and other forms of paper currency of various denominations, ranging from 1807 to 1863). The bulk of the collection contains state bank notes, both circulated and uncirculated, from Indiana during the "Free Banking Era" (1837-1863). The collection also includes bank notes from Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1835-1863); United States issued currency (1830-1863); a certificate of deposit...
Dates: 1807-1949, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Paper currency collection