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Women pioneers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Julia Ainsworth letter

 Collection — Folder S009
Identifier: S0009
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Julia [Ainsworth] to Desire Gallup on April 4, 1838, regarding the difficulties she is having, living on the frontier in City West, Indiana.
Dates: 1838

Lucy Morerod Detraz collection

 Collection — Folder S0357
Identifier: S0357
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated 11-page handwritten biography about Lucy Morerod Detraz by her niece or nephew in Indiana regarding Detraz and the history of Vevay, Switzerland Couny, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1903-1916

Nancy and Joseph Hayes personal narratives

 Collection — Folder S615
Identifier: S0615
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal narratives of Nancy Billingsley Hayes and Joseph Hayes, which cover the period from 1786 to 1824. The collection consists of photocopies of the original Hayes writings and typewritten transcripts of these writings. Nancy Hayes relates her experiences traveling west with her family and the first years of her marriage to Joseph. She describes the earthquake of December 1811 and local experiences during the War of 1812. Joseph Hayes relates his experiences and...
Dates: mid-1800s

Saint Mother Theodore Guerin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3320
Scope and Contents This collection contains items collected by Ron and Diane Sharp on their trip to Rome, Italy to attend the canonization ceremony of Mother Theodore Guerin on October 15, 2006. The collection includes Saint Mary-of-the Woods documents regarding Saint Mother Theodore; a tour itinerary; hotel information; dinner menus for members of the tour group; and programs from the Saturday evening vigil (October 14, 2006) and the Mass of Thanksgiving (October 16, 2006) in Rome. The collection also includes...
Dates: 2006-2007

Washington County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1707
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Washington County, Indiana, including photostat copies of the constitution, reports, and other documents of the Salem Indiana Peace Society from 1818 to 1829 and undated; a typed abstract of information regarding indentured servants in the county from 1828 to 1891 compiled by Claude E. Cook in August 1966; a typewritten copy of "Highland's Country," a historical sketch written by Lillie E. Trueblood in August 1936 for the Washington County...
Dates: 1818-1966