Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:
Ewing family collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ewing family collection
Fannie Gardner papers
Collection — Folder S2249
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent to Miss Fannie Gardner, including an October 1892 letter from The Embalmer publication regarding women embalmers, several letters she received in 1896 regarding her election as president of the Indiana State Funeral Directors' Association, a February 9, 1898 letter from George Wagoner of St. Louis asking about her experience using "Uptimum Embalming Fluid," and a September 28, 1898 letter from the United...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Fannie Gardner papers
Frank M. Hohenberger photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and a few clippings and pamphlets from Frank M. Hohenberger in Indiana and Kentucky ranging from 1916 to 1935 and undated regarding landscapes, nature scenes in state parks and other locations, local buildings, houses of important figures, historic sites, and some people.
Dates: 1916-1935, undated
Fred L. Pierpont collection
Collection — Folder S2436
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Fred L. Pierpont's papers, including a map of Lexington, Indiana from 1922 and a page with handwritten explanations of the town roads and points of interest on map; an undated to-do list of maintenance jobs written on Englishton Park (Lexington, Indiana) letterhead; a copy of "History of Lexington High School," a five-page essay possibly written by a student for a school assignment in circa 1931; and nonprofessional drawings of President Taft...
Dates: 1908-circa 1931
Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, and volumes from Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1989 regarding his life and World War I service.This collection contains several issues of the Shortridge Daily Echo and an issue of the Shortridge Weekly Echo ranging in date from 1928 to 1981. Also included are oversize certificates and...
Georgia E. Bailey Bahr collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal documents, teacher resources, and classroom activity supplies of Georgia E. Bailey Bahr. Bahr's documents include reunion programs and commemorative books from Marion High School, Marion College and Ball State University (1966-1987); three Marion College Bulletins from 1955; several directories of Marion, Indiana teachers (1938-1949); and the pamphlet, "Our Wee Ones" published by Rev. M.F. Keiter (April 24, 1898). Her teaching resources and supplies...
Grand Army of the Republic, George H. Thomas Post No. 17 collection
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books, as well as correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).There is also the organization...
Grant County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a number of items related to Upland, Grant County, Indiana, including undated pamphlets about Upland; a 1931 booklet from the annual homecoming of Arcana Lodge No. 427; a pamphlet printed by the Upland Chamber of Commerce to promote the town’s 1967 centennial celebration; undated pamphlets for the Upland Train Depot Project; a pamphlet about the town's 125th anniversary celebration from September 1992; Upland Area Historical Society newsletters from 2003-2004; water...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Grant County collection
Grouseland Foundation collection
Collection — Folder S2049
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "Grouseland Foundation Request to Protect History," a spiral bound booklet containing copies of seven letters sent in 2006 to Dr. Richard Helton, President of Vincennes University, in support of the Grouseland Foundation's request to the university that it donate land once known as "Walnut Grove" and was the site of historic meetings between William Henry Harrison and Tecumseh. The booklet also includes photocopies of two newspaper...
Dates: 2006-circa 2010
Hazel W. Hopper papers
Collection — Folder S0681
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, receipts, and other materials from the Pickard and Hopper families, ranging from 1864 to 1975. The Pickard papers, include the correspondence, tax receipts, and bank receipts of Thomas, Henry (Bluford), and Jeff Pickard from 1864 to1931; an Encampment Week letter dated April 4th, 1893 from Evansville, Indiana; a letter to Gorman Pickard from The Home Journal magazine regarding a contest he entered in 1898; a certificate from T.A. Slocum, M.C. for...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hazel W. Hopper papers