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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Lydy biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S0859
Identifier: S0859
Scope and Contents This collection contains a one-page typewritten biographical sketch of Alexander Lydy written by his granddaughter, Dorothy Schroeder, circa 1966. Besides basic biographical information, Schroeder mentions some of the battles that Lydy was involved in while serving in the Union army during the Civil War and his experience with the "Providence Spring" at Andersonville Prison in Georgia.
Dates: circa 1966

Alma Brown papers

 Collection — Folder S172
Identifier: S0172
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten biography from Sisters of Providence in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind. ranging from 1879 to 1953 regarding the life of Sister Mary Borromeo (Alma Brown).
Dates: 1879/03/26-1953/12/20

Asa J. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L368
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Dates: 1901-1973

Benjamin Harrison collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1178
Scope and Contents The collection contains three scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Harrison’s son, Russell. The clippings document the death of Benjamin Harrison. A fourth scrapbook contains clippings regarding Harrison’s Southern Tour of the United States in the Spring of 1891. There are items related to various memorials to Benjamin Harrison following his death as well as a short biographical pamphlet and information on a full-length biography written by Harry Sievers in the 1950s.
Dates: 1891-1953

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
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,...
Dates: 1844-1923

Bess Day collection

 Collection — Folder S0343
Identifier: S0343
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and biographical information from various numerous Indiana authors to Bess Day in Anderson, Indiana ranging in 1945 regarding the lives of those authors. The authors who responded to Day's inquiries for information include: Barbara Allee (daughter of author), Fannie B. Blumberg, Kate Gambold (Mrs. John A.) Dyer, Louise Embree, Clotilde Embree Funk, Helen Boyd (Mrs. William Robert) Higgins, Mable Leigh Hunt, Clara Ingram Judson, Ross F. Lockridge, Laura...
Dates: 1945

Charlotte Baird, Nancy Hanks Lincoln report

 Collection — Folder S2553
Identifier: S2553
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 31 page typewritten unofficial report on Nancy Hanks Lincoln created by Charlotte N. Baird, an administrative technician at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The 1977 report contains biographical information about Nancy and her extended family and includes information about their lives in Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. The last three pages contain genealogies of the Harper, Hanks, and Shipley families. Baird provides footnotes throughout her report, but it...
Dates: 1977

Chester F. Brenton, "The Life and Times of Henry Brenton: Minister of the Gospel" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2557
Identifier: S2557
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of Chester F. Brenton's manuscript, "The Life and Times of Henry Brenton: Minister of the Gospel" dated January 1, 1977. It is the second volume in his Brenton family series and includes family history and information about the early years of Kentucky and Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.
Dates: 1977/01/01

Christian Theological Seminary collection

 Collection
Identifier: L260
Scope and Contents This collection includes sermons, survey responses, an obituary, a minister's biography and last words and miscellaneous items from Christian Theological Seminary, Anna Stevens and others in Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1935 and undated regarding Biblical scripture, biographies and religious courses in colleges and universities.
Dates: 1864-1935, undated

Citizens Historical Association records

 Collection
Identifier: L321
Scope and Contents This collection includes biographies, minutes of board of directors meetings, financial reports, and correspondence ranging from 1933 to 1952 regarding the Citizens Historical Association.
Dates: 1933-1952