Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0617
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 16-page manuscript written by Claude J. Haymond regarding Shelby County's role in the 1851 Indiana constitutional convention. The manuscript gives a brief background of Indiana's first constitution of 1816 and the reasons why it was deemed necessary to create a new one. Haymond describes Shelbyville and Shelby County in 1850 and also quotes the description of Indianapolis written by Edward Eggleston at the time of the convention. Haymond's manuscript offers...
Dates: circa 1920s
David McLellan and Bill Warrick, "101 Miles: The Western Division of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway" manuscript
Collection — Folder S2267
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of "101 Miles: The Western Division of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway," a typewritten manuscript written by David McLellan and Bill Warrick circa 1989. The manuscript includes handwritten corrections, illustrations, photographs, and captions for the images. The manuscript was published as a book titled, The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, published in September 1989 by Transportation Trails...
Dates: circa 1989
Scope and Contents The collection contains David Turpie’[s manuscripts copy of Sketches of My Own Time (1903), minutes of Fiat Lux (Indianapolis literary society) from 1875 to 1876, and his speeches on literary and political issues.
Collection — Folder S1100
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two copies of a manuscript written by Dr. Moehlman dated May 15, 1931 concerning the history of the Primitive Baptists in Indiana, beginning with the Whitewater Association in 1807 and notabley includes a d Numbers of churches and members are listed throughout the typed manuscript. Besides ministers, messengers are also listed with their "original churches."
Collection — Folder S1312
Scope and Contents This collection includes two typed manuscripts, "Stalin's Most Monstrous Methods" and "Most Miraculous Maniac: Abdication Mystery Solved at Last," written by Edgar H. Suter in 1949 under the pen name, Told Bold. Suffering from mental illness, Suter wrote about what he saw as the "secret-hidden phases of World Wars I and II and events leading up to both." In the second manuscript, he is the "Most Miraculous Maniac" or M.M.M.
Collection — Folder S1384
Scope and Contents This collection is a single typed, 35-page manuscript by Edward N. Wentworth entitled: "When Porter County Was Indian Frontier." On page two, Edward indicated that this was a speech he presented. He wrote about how he became interested in the history of the area when he and his wife purchased property in the winter of 1941-1942. Wentworth wrote about the Great Sauk Trail which connected Detroit in Michigan with Rock Island in the Mississippi River. Joseph Bailly received a grant from President...
Dates: circa 1949
Collection — Folder S1106
Scope and Contents Melvin French wrote this typed manuscript about the history of Edwardsport, Indiana, from 1830-1910. This collection is one typed manuscript, which has been photocopied, containing 63 numbered pages with three additional pages, which are 18A, 35A and 54A. The history of Edwardsport, Indiana, begins in 1830 when 418 acres were allotted from Knox County for a town site named Edwards. This name changed to Edwardsville, and then changed to Edwardsport. The first citizen of Edwardsport...
Collection — Folder S1433
Scope and Contents This two-page, typed manuscript was written by Elias Kizer in Indiana on June 9, 1866, the year before he died. He recounted his early life in a log cabin in Indiana and the hardships he endured. He stated that the hardest times were when the children were small. He raised flax for his wife to spin and weave in order to make their clothing. They did not have much time to go to church, because he went hunting on Sunday. Elias wrote: "with all those hardships we kept in good spirits."
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and research notes regarding Elisabeth H. Friermood’s manuscript, "Doc Dudley's Daughter." Also included is the first draft, last typed copy, and printer's proof of the manuscript.