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American Revolution, 1775-1783

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur R. Robinson correspondence

 Collection — Folder S1620
Identifier: S1620
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Arthur R. Robinson in Washington, D. C. ranging from 1926/09/20 to 1933/08/31 regarding copies of his speech and regrets for not being able to attend a sesquicentennial celebration.

Boone family collection

 Collection — Folder S2134
Identifier: S2134
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of two letters sent to the Indiana State Library from Dr. R. N. Mayfield regarding his Boone family genealogy. The first letter was received on January 31, 1931 and was a sent with “Boone Family” and “The New Boone History,” leaflets written and printed by Dr. Mayfield. The second letter is dated February 4, 1931 and was sent with a Photostat copy of the June 28, 1785 payroll report by Captain Sam Kirkham for the men of the Lincoln Militia for their 32 day...

Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission collection

 Collection — Folder S2528
Identifier: S2528
Scope and Contents This collection contains material collected by members of the Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (IARBC) ranging from 1970 to 1972 and includes Commission members correspondence; documents sent by the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, regarding its “Bicentennial Inventory of American Paintings Completed Prior to 1914” project; an advance subscription application form to purchase Indiana State Numismatic Association Bicentennial medals; a brochure and a...

John Shaver collection

 Collection — Folder S1763
Identifier: S1763
Scope and Contents This collection includes official documents from various clerks in Indiana and at the federal War Department in ranging from 1827 to 1833 regarding Revolutionary War pensions for John Shaver and Samuel Alley.

Pershing family papers

 Collection — Folder S0842
Identifier: S0842
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of documents regarding the Lochry Expedition during the Revolutionary War obtained by Edgar J. Pershing from the British Museum. The photostats include correspondence between Archibald Lochry and George Rogers Clark (August 8, 1781-August 14, 1781), and an August 29, 1781 report sent to Arent de Peyster, British commander at Detroit, from Andrew Thompson and Alexander McKee regarding the attack of the Lochry party with a list of men under Lochry's...

Revolutionary War ballad

 Collection — Folder OB042
Identifier: OB042
Scope and Contents Printed ballad about the Revoluationary War, written by Samuel St. John of Connecticut.

Samuel MacDowell indenture letter and contract

 Collection — Folder S2734
Identifier: S2734
Scope and Contents This collection includes a deed signed by Samuel MacDowell and Mary MacDowell to William Scott in Fayette County, Kentucky from April 4, 1789 regarding land in Fayette County, Kentucky. Samuel MacDowell, was a Colonel in the Revolutionary War, a pioneer and one of the first judges in Kentucky. There are several signatures on the back of the document, including Levi Todd, who was one of the few survivors of the Indian Battle of Blue Licks in Kentucky. He also was a General in the...

Soldiers and Sailors Monument architectural renderings

Identifier: L619
Scope and Contents This collection includes a set of architectural drawings, titled "La Tour D'Auvergne" from a French architectural firm, an architectural print with sketches from Josse A. Vrydagh in Terre Haute, Indiana and a print, featuring a 3D model of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument from Bruno Schmitz in Germany, dating from circa 1887-1901.