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Manuscripts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:

William Harley collection

 Collection
Identifier: L407
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of the unpublished manuscript for a book William R. Harley had written titled “Behind the Ku Klux Klan.”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...
Dates: 1947

William Mitchell manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2199
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1960

William Stewart Culbertson collection

 Collection — Folder S0326
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1814-1948

William Wheeler Thornton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L159
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, essays, speeches, clipings, and book manuscripts from William Wheeler Thornton in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1931, circa 2005, and undated, regarding his writings, politics, United States and Indiana law and history, and Judge Isaac Blackford. The first manuscript concerns political documents, beginning with the Magna Carta and ending with those of 19th-century America. There are research, writings, and manuscripts for Thronton's book, ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005