Education -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the Adult Education Association during the 1960s. Items have been divided into six folders.Folder 1: Board of DirectorsThis folder includes all items related to, or produced by, the board of directors or its members. Such materials include correspondence; board meeting announcements, agendas and minutes; the association constitution and subsequent amendments; special meeting minutes; board directories; and treasurer’s...
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Dr. Albert Mock's unpublished manuscripts, "Three Centuries of Hoosier Education" and "Three Centuries American Life" compiled and written circa 1960s. The collection includes typewritten drafts; typewritten and handwritten rough drafts; newspaper clippings; research notes; and various publications regarding education ranging from 1856 to 1967. Items of note include a copy of the 1856 "A Sketch of the Educational History of Wayne County, and the...
Collection — Folder S1532
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of the constitution and by-laws of the Indiana Educational League and a May 1, 1891 letter that were sent to city and county school superintendents regarding the formation of the League. The collection also includes typewritten notes regarding the history of the short-lived organization copied in 1927 from clippings in Alexander Knisely’s scrapbook.
Dates: 1891, 1927
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Collection — Volume V022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a assignment book containing 3 handwritten editions of the "Barnett Academy Star" from 1865. Numbered 1 through 3, each draft lists two student editors and has articles, editorials, letters to the editor, notices, and poems and other short essays written by various students. The assignment book also has several undated lists of last names, presumably students, and an undated draft of a letter addressed to C. P. Ferguson by an unknown author.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence and a birth announcement from the Johnston family, an early report card for the 1884 school year from a school in Rushville, Indiana for Bertha Moore, a tintype of Miss Susie Best in Fairfield, Indiana in 1816, and an oversize photograph from Bertha Moore on New Year's Day 1902. Collection dates range from 1816-1908.
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Collection — Folder S1848
Scope and Contents This collection includes the Indiana Common Schools diploma awarded to Bradford Richarson of District No. 6, Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana. Signed June 14, 1901 by the county superintendent and trustee, the certificate states that Richardson had passed a "creditable examination in Orthography, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, English, Grammar, Physiology and United States History."
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Daniel D. Pratt’s legal and political papers from the period 1831 to 1877. His legal papers include correspondence, briefs, legal and financial documents, and notes regarding his cases in Logansport and northern Indiana, including both criminal and civil cases. The collection also contains papers regarding collection of debts for eastern law firms and papers related to the settlement of the estate of Senator John Tipton. Additionally, there are...
Collection — Folder S1846
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence received by Daniel D. Pratt, including a January 27, 1862 letter from John Turley of Galveston, Cass County, Indiana, a January 1870 subscription notice from the Logansport Presbyterial Academy, and a November 10, 1870 letter sent by Schulyer Colfax along with an unused student attendance sheet of the Rising Sun Seminary from the time Pratt was principal of the school (1832-1833) that Colfax found in his old files. The collection also includes a two-page,...
Dates: circa 1832- circa 1930