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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Worthington Camp Morton papers

 Collection — Folder S1524
Identifier: S1524
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photocopy of the submission “Civil War Letters of Confederate Cavalryman and Dallasite, Thomas Payne Worthington,” a contribution of 9 pages in length, excerpted from the June 1980 issue of The Quarterly of the Dallas Genealogical Society (specifically, pages 91-99). The items in the compilation include 3 diary entries and 15 letters, most of the letters having been written by Thomas Payne Worthington from Camp Morton in...
Dates: 1980

Verne Patty manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2333
Identifier: S2333
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated, copy of a three-page manuscript written by Verne Patty of Hamilton County, Indiana, regarding Captain W. D. Wilson, head of the Indiana Capitol Police, possibly for a newspaper as Patty encourages readers to visit with Captain Wilson, while visiting the Indiana State Capitol.
Dates: undated

"Vigo County Politics since the War" manuscript

 Collection — Volume V286
Identifier: V286
Scope and Contents The "Vigo County Politics since the War" manuscript was created by J. A. Willison, a druggist in Terre Haute, Indiana. It includes a review of political contests in the county since the close of the Civil War to 1893.
Dates: 1865-1893

Virgil Davis collection

 Collection — Folder S0341
Identifier: S0341
Scope and Contents This collection includes 5 items from Virgil Davis in Indiana ranging from 1803 to 1967, which consist of a notebook listing the deceased in Bethlehem Cemetery, people registered and not registered to vote, Baptist churches in Franklin County, Indiana, and participants in a speaker's bureau (circa 1803-1935); a program for a Jubilee meeting of Harmony Church (May 26, 1887); a binder entitled "Showalter Articles, American Legion History, Other Term Papers" containing U.S. history term papers...
Dates: 1803-1967

Wabash and Erie Canal trade route collection

 Collection — Folder S1055
Identifier: S1055
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript from author Fred Perry ranging from 1763 to 1897 regarding the trade route along the Wabash and Erie Canals.
Dates: 1939

Walker family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L369
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

Walter E. Barton papers

 Collection
Identifier: L252
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...
Dates: 1912-1981

William C. Miller thesis

 Collection — Folder S0964
Identifier: 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

William Deputy collection

 Collection — Folder S0356
Identifier: 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.
Dates: undated

William H. Records papers

 Collection
Identifier: L131
Scope and Contents This collection includes diaries from William H. Records in Rising Sun, Indiana and the United States ranging from 1862 to 1865 and 1904 regarding his military service with the 72nd Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War and life as a farmer in Rising Sun. There are also photocopies of the more fragile diaries, as well as miscellaneous papers (1855-1864) and a manuscript by Records based on his Civil War diaries.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1904