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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

John Martin Walker collection

 Collection — Folder S0849
Identifier: 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,...
Dates: 1861-1929

John McCoy collection

 Collection — Folder S2187
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1842-1943

John Scott biography

 Collection — Folder S2460
Identifier: S2460
Scope and Contents This collection contains typewritten copies of part 1 and part 2 of "John Scott, Frontier Printer and Editor," an article written by Dr. Donald F. Carmony, a history professor and director of the Indiana University Extension Center at South Bend. Published in the February and March 1950 issues of The Indiana Publisher, Scott's biography was part of a series of sketches about pioneer newspaper editors in Indiana.
Dates: 1950

John Test collection

 Collection — Folder S1298
Identifier: S1298
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from a librarian to Ansel Wold in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 1944, regarding John Test. The letter is accompanied by a biography about John Test written by his son, Charles H. Test.
Dates: 1944

John W. Wilson collection

 Collection — Folder S1413
Identifier: S1413
Scope and Contents This collection includes eight typed pages about John W. Wilson, son of the original Uncle Sam. The material was compiled by Caroline Dunn, in April 1960, in connection with an article by Mrs. Floyd Shively and a query from Mrs. J. Q. Adams to H. H. Hawkins. Ms. Dunn typed information from various sources about Samuel Wilson (born September 13, 1766; died July 31, 1854; buried in Troy, New York), from whom we get the use of Uncle Sam in reference to the United States. Sam Wilson was a meat...
Dates: 1766-1960

Joseph Henry Livsey papers

 Collection — Folder S0841
Identifier: S0841
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a biographical outline provided by Charles R. Bick of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, of Joseph Livsey's service in the 11th Indiana Regiment, ranging from 1861 to 1863 and a copy of Livsey's birth certificate at Woolrich Arsenal, Kent, England.
Dates: 1866

Joseph Lane biography

 Collection — Folder S0804
Identifier: S0804
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page photostat of a handwritten narrative of Joseph Lane's life and political activities in Indiana that appeared in a magazine from 1858. The original papers are held by the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Dates: circa 1858

Josiah Hutchison biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S2574
Identifier: S2574
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 3-page biography of Josiah Hutchison, written by J. Quigg. Quigg's relation to Hutchison is not known. Quigg provides an overview of Hutchison's life and personality. The biography closes with comments on which of Josiah's children were surviving at the time of J. Quigg's writing and where they were living. The biography mentions the 1885 murder of Josiah's daughter Mary and her husband James McMullen.
Dates: after 1920

Julia and John Seagley collection

 Collection — Folder S1160
Identifier: S1160
Scope and Contents The collection includes the biographical manuscript, “The Lives of Julia and John Seagley, My Great Grand Parents” by Birdena Voight. Voight wrote the manuscript on 26 Nov 1934 as part of a course requirement when she was a student. The collection includes two manuscripts, one original and one copy, 13 pages each, with an additional cover page.
Dates: 1830-1904

Karl John Schoen collection

 Collection — Folder S1144
Identifier: S1144
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten letter from Karl John Schoen to his brother, Joe Schoen, on October 28 regarding family news and flying against the German aviators, biographical information about Karl Schoen, several newspaper clippings about Karl Schoen and other American aviators during World War I, and a CD-ROM with a digital copy of a photograph of Effie May Schoen at Karl Schoen's gravesite in France as well as a photocopied version of the photograph.
Dates: 1918-1968