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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Afflis Johnston collection

 Collection
Identifier: L555
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967

Martha Tilson Amos collection

 Collection — Folder S021
Identifier: S0021
Scope and Contents The collection contains a short biographical sketch of Lowell Mason Tilson written by his daughter, Martha Tilson Amos.
Dates: 1965

Mary H. Krout, The Memoirs of Hon. Bernice Pauabi Bishop volume

 Collection — Volume V038
Identifier: V038
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Mary Hannah Krout's book, The Memoirs of Hon. Bernice Pauahi Bishop, published in 1908. Attached to the endpaper in the front of the book is an April 17, 1907 letter sent to Krout from Charles R. Bishop, Bernice Pauahi Bishop's husband, in response to an interest in writing a biography of his wife. Also includes and attached to the inside back cover of the book is a March 18, 1909 letter sent to Krout by Samuel M. Damon...
Dates: 1907-1909

Musicians research collection

 Collection — Folder S1629
Identifier: S1629
Scope and Contents The letters were written in response to a request for information from Indiana composers. The original request letter is not included, but, based on the answers, must have asked for biographical information, where that person studied music, professional music work, and awards in competitions. Some of the responses include lists of the songs they composed and their publishers. Most of these Hoosier musicians lived in other states. Among the songs listed are cello solos, piano arrangements,...
Dates: 1934-1936

Myrtie Barker collection

 Collection
Identifier: L583
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am...
Dates: 1907-1985

North Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S2280
Identifier: S2280
Scope and Contents This collection contains “A History of the North Indiana Conference, Formerly ‘The Wabash Conference’”, written and submitted by conference secretary Alex H. Widney of Rensselaer, Indiana in 1868. The handwritten history was compiled by Widney from “Authentic Papers” and includes a geographical sketch of the North Indiana Conference, historical sketches of the conference sessions from September 1846 to August 1867, a biography of Rev. Samuel W. Widney, a biography of Rev. Thomas Wheat, and an...
Dates: 1857- circa 1918, undated

Pleas E. Greenlee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2388
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of the following speeches given by Pleas E. Greenlee: a July 11, 1934 address before the Democratic candidates for state legislature in Indianapolis; a circa 1935 speech given in Lake County, Indiana; a May 25, 1946 address to the Democratic Editorial Association at their spring meeting; and a February 28, 1948 Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner address given at the Murat Temple in Indianapolis. The collection also includes a typewritten copy of...
Dates: 1934-1948

Reverend James Miller biography

 Collection — Folder S0956
Identifier: S0956
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a 1968 ten page typewritten biography of James Miller of Boone County, Indiana. The biography describes Miller's experiences serving in the Philippines from 1899 to 1901with Company B, 34th Regiment Volunteer Infantry during the Philippine-American War. This military conflict occured following the Spanish-American War of 1898 and its resulting Treaty of Paris that transferred Philippine control from Spain to the United States.
Dates: 1968

Robert Sanford Foster collection

 Collection — Folder S3337
Identifier: S3337
Scope and Contents This collection includes items pertaining to Robert Sanford Foster, including a 3-page, typed biography by Nikki Schofield for the Sons of Union Veterans program at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana on May 27, 2013; a copy of a photograph of Foster in his Union uniform; a plot map of section 15, lot 11 of Crown Hill Cemetery showing the place of internment for the Foster family; two lot internment orders for Clarence M. Foster (1930) and Mary Roberts Foster (1934); and copies of two...
Dates: 1973-2013

Sara Ellis biography

 Collection — Folder S1800
Identifier: S1800
Scope and Contents The main item in this collection is a three-page biography of Sara Catherine Deborah Ellis, the postmistress of Loco, Indiana. The first part of this biography was written by Sara’s sister, Martha Ellis Hopkins; and the second part was written by her nephew, Ellis A. Hopkins. Also included are two envelopes sent by J.B. Ellis.
Dates: 1896-1978