Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Frank D. Johnston papers
Collection — Folder S740
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a typed manuscript from Frank D. Johnston in Plainfield, Indiana ranging from circa 1923-1942 regarding the life of Thomas Paine Westendorf.
Dates: undated, ca. 1923-1942
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank D. Johnston papers
Gideon Stevens biography
Collection — Folder S0355
Scope and Contents This collection includes a biographical article written by Elba Depue for the Franklin Evening Star in Franklin, Indiana on April 23, 1906 regarding the life of Gideon Stevens, an Indiana pioneer.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Gideon Stevens biography
Halbert Pleasant Bybee papers
Collection — Folder S202
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, carbon copy of a document ranging from 1888 to 1957 regarding the life of Halbert Pleasant Bybee.
Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes originals and copies of letters, account books, diaries, journals, accounts of life in prison, military records, minutes of organizations, regimental histories, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, and speeches and printed documents such as commencement programs, business and industrial catalogs, broadsides, maps and pamphlets from citizens in Indiana ranging from 1772 to 1967, undated regarding personal and civic life and business activities. Also included are oversize...
Dates: 1772-1967, undated
James Allen Rogers biography
Collection — Folder S1748
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a hand-written document ranging from 1848 to 1924 regarding James Allen Roger's life.
James D. Williams collection
Collection — Folder S1424
Scope and Contents This collection contains 4 items related to James D. Williams in Indiana ranging from 1876 to 1880: (1) an April 20, 1876 letter from Thomas R. Cobb to Honorable James D. Williams informing him that he was selected as the Democratic candidate for governor for the next October election; (2) an April 29, 1876 letter from J. D. Williams to Honorable T. R. Cobb, chairman of the Democratic State Convention, in Vincennes, accepting the nomination; (3) an April 25, 1879 certificate signed by James D....
Jessamyn West collection
Collection — Folder S1793
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of two different letters written by Jessamyn West to Reverend Mahin, both were written in 1971. The first letter discusses Jessamyn’s past history, including her childhood and professional work. The second letter is about a visit Jessamyn made to Indianapolis, Indiana and paying for the hotel that she stayed in during that trip.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jessamyn West collection
John Kennedy Gowdy collection
Collection — Folder S0531
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typewritten document excerpted, with some additions, from the Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana in 1921 regarding the life of John Kennedy Gowdy.
Dates: circa 1920s
John Martin Walker collection
Collection — Folder S0849
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a biographical document entitled, “You Will Not Cut My Leg Off,” which describes John Martin Walker’s life, from the beginning of the U.S. Civil War until his death on June 25, 1929. It details the state of medical care during the war, including battle wounds, sanitation, malnutrition, and hospital conditions. There are also copied materials such as an a certificate and pages from the The Annual Report of the Adjutant General, volume 2,...
John McCoy collection
Collection — Folder S2187
Scope and Contents This collection includes "The Index to the Diary of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, July 17, 1847 - April 30, 1852, compiled by Elizabeth Hayward, 1939" and "Extracts from the Diaries of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, edited with an Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Elizabeth Hayward, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1943." The manuscript which Ms. Hayward prepared in 1943 gives a history of the family on pages 1-5. From pages 6 to 16, she records items from John's diaries...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John McCoy collection