Floods -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Bluffton-Wells County Public Library oral history transcripts
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history transcripts of interviews with five members of the Bluffton, Indiana community by Barbara Elliott for the Bluffton-Wells County Public Library in 1976. The people interivewed were Samuel Aeschliman, Sr., Harold Caylor, John H. Edris, Sr., R. N. Fitzpatrick, and James W. Stogdill.
Brown family collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains Lyndsay Brown’s papers from the Indianapolis High School Alumni Association, his account of the Ohio River flood in 1937, and information from The Old Seminary Boys Group. Also included are papers of Ignatius Brown regarding road construction in the Pleasant Run area of Indianapolis circa 1898; and Hiram Brown's papers on water wheels and mills in Indianapolis. There is also an Alumni Society of the Indianapolis High School record book with entries ranging...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Brown family collection
Cecil Beeson, Blackford County photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP015
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana ranging from circa 1877 to 1925, regarding buildings, businesses, houses, and other places in Blackford County as well as events that occurred there. Collection includes an item-level inventory.
Dates: circa 1877-1925
Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative
Collection — Folder S614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...
Dates: circa 1910
George S. Cottman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George S. Cottman papers
Harry H. Coburn photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Hildred Lapping Burgess, 1937 New Albany flood letter
Collection — Folder S1756
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Hildred Lapping Burgess in New Albany, Indiana in 1937 regarding the New Albany flood and family matters.
Ohio, Wabash, and White Rivers flood collection
Collection — Folder S1538
Scope and Contents No author is given for this 28-page, typed manuscript. The narrative accompanied aerial photos showing the floods in Jeffersonville, New Albany, Madison, Lawrenceburg, and other places. Pages 1-8 gives a general report of the 1937 floor. Pages 9-22 tells of the trip by Governor Townsend and his party. Pages 23-28 continues the narrative decribing aerial views. The narrative tells of the work by WPA men. The Niblack levee north of Vincennes on the Wabash River was saved by "heroic efforts." ...
Ralph E. Roessler collection
Collection — Folder S3241
Scope and Contents This collection contains a portfolio created by Ralph Roessler entitled, "A Documentary and Autobiographic Record of a Kiwanis Dream and a Seventy Million Dollar Reality, 1939-1968." The portfolio was created in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Marion, Indiana Kiwanis Club and includes Roessler's written account describing the events that helped establish the Indiana Flood Control & Water Resources Commission and the eventual construction of the Mississinewa Reservoir. Also...
Ralph Roessler papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes reports, maps, photographs and correspondence from Ralph Roessler in Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1975, regarding the planning and development of flood control projects for the upper Wabash River Basin. Ralph Roessler's correspondence on behalf of the Wabash River Valley Association, his personal correspondence, papers, and awards are also included.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ralph Roessler papers