Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of papers about the Claypool Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana from 1947 to 1967 when the hotel was managed by W. Bryan Karr, and the hotel was affiliated with the National Hotel Company of Galveston, Texas. Included in the collection is Karr’s correspondence with the National Hotel Company staff regarding hotel finances, auditing procedures, supplies, and construction work. Also included are correspondence with hotel patrons, suppliers, advertisers, memos to...
Collection — Volume V291
Scope and Contents This collection includes the register book of the Duncan House, a hotel located in Covington, Indiana. Entries range from August 1853 to December 1855 and include guest name, type of meal taken, number of horses stabled, and their permanent residence. Tucked in the front of the book is a July 4, 1853 handwritten note sent by a Jas. Simpson from Buffalo Prairie, Illinois to Mr. Duncan regarding a trunk left during a previous visit. Three pages of the register were also used to record "Sales of...
Dates: 1853-1855; 1863
Collection — Folder S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the English family in Lexington and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1910 regarding William E. English and his family and friends engaged in activities such as hunting, golf, driving, and vacationing; the family estate, Englishton Park, near Lexington and local subjects such as farming, dogs, gardens, cemeteries; and an event, most likely the unveiling of the William H. English monument, which took place on September 28,...
Dates: circa 1900-1910
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs from H.M. Flora in Madison, Indiana ranging from 1926 to 1927 and undated, regarding houses, buildings, landscapes, and other scenes in Madison, Indiana and its surroundings in Jefferson County.
Dates: 1926-1927, undated
Scope and Contents The collection consists of O. V. Brown’s correspondence and other papers relating to his research on Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Civil War, southern Indiana, and Native American tribes from Indiana, ranging from 1806 to 1966. The included Civil War letters pertain to Marion Thurman, Spencer County, from family members serving the 25th and 48th IN Regiments (1861–1865). Brown’s Abraham Lincoln research includes correspondence from 1837 to 1965, and includes speeches made by Lincoln, printed...
Collection — Folder S629
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of William Miesse's papers dating from 1842 to 1850 and includes letters written to Miesse, bills and receipts, and handwritten directions on a "cure for ague". There is also a sheriff's sale notification with regard to the case of Sarah Bell v. Benjamin Blossom from July of 1870. Also included are photocopies of Judge Vaughan's pocket ledger with entries dating from 1850 to 1856.
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of account books and financial records of the Indianapolis jewelry store she owned and the Greenwood property managed by Romena Elder. The collection also contains personal papers and family accounts. Included are papers and accounts of Alexander M. Hannah (1821–1895), a farmer who resided in Marion County, and letters of Ingram Fletcher regarding land speculation in the Orlando, Florida area (1884–1888).
Collection — Folder S3448
Collection — Folder S1342
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied pages from the Violett House Hotel register. They list hotel guests from August 4, 1866 through January 1, 1867. Each registrant recorded his/her name, residence, and destination. The signatures and other information are legible. None of the pages are numbered, but dates are given for each new day.