Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1055
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, various documents, photographs, and memorabilia from the Walker family of New Albany, Indiana. The collection contains Francis Walker's Clermont (Ohio) Academy writings; his and his wife Mary's family correspondence (1851-1913); his correspondence from other Methodist ministers and DePauw University officials (1860s-1910); his and Mary's writings (1848-1901); and some letters and documents of his father, James Walker (1820-1837). The bulk of...
Dates: 1820-1988, undated
Scope and Contents The collection contains Walter E. Barton’s articles and speeches including those for the Rigby Star describing the nation’s capital and others on the topic of taxation; legal briefs regarding cases Barton argued before the U.S. Supreme Court; and the manuscripts of his two memoirs, The Lost Heritage and In the Twilight of My Memory, as well as published copies. Also included is a photograph of...
Collection — Folder S0964
Scope and Contents This collection contains William C. Miller's thesis, "The Indiana Klan and Its Influence on Hoosier Politics," circa 1970s. The thesis discusses the influence of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana during the 1920s and the rise "in the fortunes and power of almost all the leaders of the movement," most notably David Curtis (D.C.) Stephenson. Miller's thesis advisor was Professor Joel Silbey of Cornell University.
Dates: circa 1970s
Collection — Folder S0356
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies of reminiscences from William Deputy (1879-1885), genealogical information about the Deputy family from Morenci Robertson Wells (1939), and a history of Jennings County by Alice Bundy (1936) in Indiana, ranging from 1879 to 1939 regarding the Deputy family, Jennings County, and life in early Indiana.
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of the unpublished manuscript for a book William R. Harley had written titled “Behind the Ku Klux Klan.” It also includes some pages that had been edited and removed from the manuscript. Each chapter includes a separate section of footnotes. Also included is a synopsis of the book to present to publishers. A letter regarding Harley’s publisher difficulties is also included, dated the same year as his death. The box that contained the manuscript is also present...
Collection — Folder S2199
Scope and Contents This 15-page typed manuscript was written by Kenneth S. Mitchell about his father, William Mitchell, who served in Company I, 31st Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and Company D, 8th Regiment of the Veteran Reserve Corps. He tells about medical care, food, weapons, and weather. On page 4, he reported on the Battle of Fort Donelson. The Battle of Shiloh, where he was wounded, is described on pages 5-6. Kenneth retypes family letters in the manuscript. The Battle of Murfreesboro or Stone River is...
Collection — Folder S0326
Scope and Contents This 33-page typed manuscript is the property of Historic New Albany, Inc., whose president was Richard K. Stem. It was used to give a speech at some unknown occasion. The speaker and date are also unknown. All of the information for the speech was gathered from reading microfilm of old newspapers. The speaker stated: “What makes me most unhappy is that, with very few exceptions, I can only reveal Mr. Culbertson as he is interpreted by the press.” (Page 3)The first two pages give...
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Wheeler Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005