Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1752
Scope and Contents This collection includes an 8-page, typewritten letter written by Albert Sahm on June 28, 1934 and sent to Miss Esther U. McNitt at the Indiana State Library regarding his reminiscences of Ft. Wayne Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana. The collection also contains two copies, one handwritten and one typewritten, of Sahm's "Reminiscences of Ft. Wayne Ave Continued." Accompanying the letter are a map of the intersection of Walnut and Delaware Streets and Ft. Wayne Avenue and 6 clippings of Kate...
Collection — Folder S613
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of papers that belonged to Stroud Evans and James Akers, great-grandfathers of Mrs. D.G. Hayes, that range from 1827 to 1863. The items in this collection include Board of Trustee records for the appointment of James Akers as supervisor for Road District 27 in Floyd County,Indiana, church records from the Greenville (Indiana) Regular Baptist Church, a letter written by Thomas Akers to his brother from Chatham, Canada West; and a letter to Jerry Sigler from...
Collection — Folder S3007
Scope and Contents This collection includes Indiana General Assembly documentation from the 27th Congress in 1842 and the 28th Congress in 1844 regarding the financing of the National Road (also known as the Cumbersland Road). Each document requests money for the National Road. The three items are: (1) January 7, 1842, Doc. No. 35, Cumberland Road Memorial from the Legislature of Indiana; (2) February 19, 1844, Doc. No. 129, Bridges on the Cumberland Road, Joint Resolution of the General Assembly of Indiana; and...
Collection — Folder S401
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from William G. Edens in Chicago, Illinois to Howard H. Peckham in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 27, 1950 regarding his life. and includes a copy of his two-page speech in acceptance of a commemorative plaque at the Edens Superhighway Ceremony on October 8, 1949 concering the endeavor and the Illinois statewide highway system.
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photostats of typed and autographed correspondence, notebooks with personal notes, and other documents from William H. Matthew and others in Gary, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1837 to 1956 regarding Indiana law, Pottawatomi Indians, the Presbyterian church in Plymouth, Indiana, the Detroit to Chicago Road and miscellaneous.