Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Dan Ewing collection
Collection — Folder S2179
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "71 Years after Enlisting - Still Assisting; Indiana State Library Volunteer on Honor Flight," an article written by Georgean C. Johnson-Coffey about Dan Ewing and printed in the May 17, 2017 edition of the Indiana State Library weekly Wednesday Word e-newsletter. The article relates information about his volunteer work with the Talking Book Repair Program and his participation in the 23rd Honor Flight to Washington,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Dan Ewing collection
David F. Allen biography
Collection — Folder S637
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of an eleven page typewritten biography of David F. Allen of Frankfort, Indiana. Ranging from 1808 to 1911, the biography includes Allen's family history, detailed information about his military service with Company C, Indiana 10th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, his service with Company C, 150th Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War, and his service with Company 1 of the 38th Regiment U.S. Volunteers during the the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / David F. Allen biography
David Henry Harrison Shewmaker collection
Collection — Folder S1175
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 24-page pamphlet published in 1904 of the address, "What War Has Done" by D.H.H. Shewmaker, that he gave at the eighth annual reunion of the Delaware County Veterans. In his address, Shewmaker discusses the American Civil War and other historic wars that influenced nations and the individuals involved. This collection also includes a one-page handwritten biography of Shewmaker circa 1967.
Doctor Carl Forsythe Payne family history
Collection — Folder S1042
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of biographical information from Jessica M. Payne in Franklin, Indiana, ranging from 1832 to 1930 regarding Drs. Carl F. Payne, Roscoe W. Payne and Philander W. Payne.
Donald E. Thompson collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and biographical documents compiled by Donald Thompson for use as sources for the publication of Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1917-1966 and Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1967-1980. The correspondence and documents range from 1960 to 1987, with the bulk received between 1970 and 1980. The correspondence and documents came from the authors, their families, libraries, universities, and...
Dr. Hale T. Shenefield "A Personal Memoir of Theodore Dreiser" manuscript
Collection — Folder S1912
Scope and Contents This collection includes a memoir from Hale T. Shenefield regarding Theodore Dreiser.
Dates: circa 1940-1980s
Ellis J. Baker letter
Collection — Folder S1027
Scope and Contents This collection contains a September 22, 1973 letter written by Ellis J. Baker of Tucson, Arizona to Edwin V. O'Neel of Hagerstown, Indiana regarding information about the Amos Butler family of Hanover, Indiana. Baker also shared information about his grandfather, Dr. Theophilus Parvin, a well-known authority in the field of obstetrics in the 1800s.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ellis J. Baker letter
Elwood Haynes biography
Collection — Folder S0660
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies from Bernice Haynes Hillis and various biographical sources in Indiana and other states ranging from 1912 to 1927 regarding Elwood Haynes.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elwood Haynes biography
Felix Marcus McWhirter collection
Collection — Folder S1877
Scope and Contents This collection includes "Felix Marcus McWhirter: 'This is My Life,'" a brief biographical sketch written by his wife, Marguerite G. McWhirter (September 1975); photocopies of a computer printout proof for his entry in Who's Who in America signed by Felix McWhirter and dated November 29, 1974; and the tri-fold pamphlet "Condensed Statement of Condition June 30, 1975" for the Peoples Bank and Trust Company.
Frances Marvel Gnass collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Frances Marvel Gnass’s family, including Joseph Brown’s ciphering book of mathematical operations and business accounting practices (1840-1843); a promissory note for payment to Isaac Brown (1857), and a page of accounting notations of the Brown family (1869-1877); Edith Walker’s autograph book (1888-1893); and a full-page from the Crawfordsville Journal and Review that lists soldiers buried in Montgomery County, Indiana by...