Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Albert J. Beveridge collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Beveridge’s correspondence with John C. Shaffer, publisher of the Chicago Evening Post and the Indianapolis Star and president of a syndicate owning the Indianapolis street railways. Included are letters from Beveridge as Shaffer’s lawyer handling the dissolution of the Indianapolis street railways syndicate (1893) and letters on personal and political matters (1897-1914). The collection also includes Beveridge’s manuscript for...
Dates: 1893-1926, bulk 1893-1914
Alexander Foster papers
Collection — Folder S483
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed documents from 1832-1852 regarding churches; photocopies of autographed, typed and mimeographed legal documents in Indiana and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1832-1842 regarding military pension and will; and a photocopied autographed, signed letter from William Foster in 1839 regarding family business.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alexander Foster papers
Allan and Jacob Ketcham papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters; tax receipts and legal documents; an account book including newspaper clippings; and a death notice from Ketcham family members and local government officials in Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee ranging from 1818 to 1896 regarding family matters, taxes, business matters and miscellaneous.
Anson Wolcott papers
Collection — Folder S1447
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, depositions, and other documents related to Anson Wolcott's claim against the U.S. government for the loss of his side-wheel steamboat "Fawn" that he claimed was seized and pressed into service by government troops at Natchez, Mississippi in October 1864 during the Civil War (1870-1873). The collection also includes a circular printed by Wolcott explaining his reasons for withdrawing as the Greenback party candidate for governor (October 4, 1876).
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Anson Wolcott papers
Asberry Cloud Jacquess papers
File — Folder S662
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied, legal document from Ray Hinsley on 1839/08/01 regarding a land purchase.
Carson family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and other documents, including legal transactions, from various members of the Carson family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa and Virginia ranging from 1825 to 1915, with some undated regarding family matters, Quaker meetings, and legal transactions.
Dates: 1825-1915, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Carson family papers
Charles Brown papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original, autographed, signed letter from Charles R. Brown in Indiana in January 1963 regarding the seal of the secretary of state of Indiana and photocopies of autographed, signed legal documents and letters from people in Washington, D.C., Montezuma, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1847 to 1862 regarding legal matters and life in the army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1847-1862, 1963
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Charles Brown papers
D. C. Stephenson collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of contemporary copies of Stephenson’s prison correspondence, made for Indiana State Prison Warden Walter Daly (1925-1933). Included is Stephenson’s correspondence with his attorneys, supporters, and family regarding his attempts to gain release, prison conditions, Ku Klux Klan, Indiana politics, and personal business. Also part of the collection are letters to Warden Daly regarding Stephenson, letters to and from Stephenson that were retained by prison...
Daniel McDonald collection
Collection — Folder S878
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four letters (1817-1820) and one personal account book (1824-1831) that belonged to Daniel McDaniel. The letters relate to a couple legal incidents, including ferry accident and an issue of a distress warrent, that occurred in New Albany, Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Daniel McDonald collection
Honorable George S. Parker correspondence
Collection — Folder S1382
Scope and Contents This collection includes notes, letters, receipts, and political statements from 1904-1906 which belonged to George S. Parker, the Clerk of the Madison County Circuit Court in Anderson, Indiana. His name is first on a long list of Republican men who support Morey M. Dunlap in the primary election in 1904. Some letters refer to appeals or other legal matters. A $5.00 receipt in 1906 shows that Mr. Parker was a member of The Columbia Club in Indianapolis. He owned shares in The Hoosier Boy Gold...