Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes originals and copies of letters, account books, diaries, journals, accounts of life in prison, military records, minutes of organizations, regimental histories, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, and speeches and printed documents such as commencement programs, business and industrial catalogs, broadsides, maps and pamphlets from citizens in Indiana ranging from 1772 to 1967, undated regarding personal and civic life and business activities. Also included are oversize...
Dates: 1772-1967, undated
Collection — Folder S1262
Scope and Contents This typed manuscript has 61 pages copied from the books kept by Irvin Stratton, the first Superintendent of Schools in Wabash County, from 1873-1875, with summaries done in 1879-1880. Mr. Stratton wrote the location of the school, the teacher, the number of pupils, and his observations. In Addie Carver's class of 58 pupils, a switch was kept to punish students in "emergencies" (page 1). Prof. Baker's class in LaGro had "too many idle pupils" and they "spit upon the floor" (page 2). A school in...
Collection — Folder S0787
Collection — Folder S1206
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten and edited manuscript from J. L. Smith in Indiana entitled "Development of Indiana Literature." The manuscript was intended for distribution at the World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois during 1892-1893, but was most likely never printed.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original manuscript of the final draft of "Letters from Dynavac," an unpublished science fiction novel by James Alexander Thom. Written in the 1970s, Thom stated that the rapid technological progress of the computer industry made the story obsolete before it could be published.
Dates: circa 1970
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, articles, and research documents compiled by James E. Farmer from 1963 to 1982. The collection includes Farmer's articles about the Indiana judicial campaign of 1970 and the Sheriff-Term Amendment proposal of 1978; correspondence with Jerry Handfield, Indiana State Library librarian, regarding the oral history project; correspondence and "session sketches" for the Centennial History of the Indiana General...
Dates: 1934-1982, bulk 1970-1982
Collection — Folder S2562
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original manuscript of "Indiana," a book written and published by Jeannette Covert Nolan in 1969. The manuscript includes handwritten copyediting and printer's markups.
Collection — Folder S2327
Collection — Folder S2187
Scope and Contents This collection includes "The Index to the Diary of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, July 17, 1847 - April 30, 1852, compiled by Elizabeth Hayward, 1939" and "Extracts from the Diaries of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, edited with an Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Elizabeth Hayward, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1943." The manuscript which Ms. Hayward prepared in 1943 gives a history of the family on pages 1-5. From pages 6 to 16, she records items from John's diaries...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the writings of John TenBrook Campbell ranging from 1840 to 1909 and undated. They include a family history, papers relating to temperance, emancipation, and theology, poems, reports, surveys, and items related to other miscellaneous topics. Included in the collection are personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts sent to editors, and a photograph of John T. Campbell.
Dates: 1840-1909, undated