Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S017
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters sent to Harrison F. Allis by friends and family while studying at Hanover College in Indiana and after returning home to Evansville, Indiana, ranging from 1872 to 1884. The letters detail life in Evansville and what his friends and family were doing. H.D. Allis, Harrison F. Allis' father, makes a brief mention in his first letter about an earthquake that struck nearby. His friend, Pussy Walter, recounts a visit and speech given by Vice President Henry Wilson....
Collection — Folder S615
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...