Presidents -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Lincoln collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials about Abraham Lincoln, including photocopies of various writings and speeches he made. There is also material that discusses his genealogy and personal accounts of encounters with Abraham Lincoln. Research covers the date range of 1800-1959. The third folder consists of facsimiles related to Abraham Lincoln, primarily images. There is also an oversize folder (OBC083).
Dates: circa 1888-1959, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Abraham Lincoln collection
Abraham Lincoln stamps collection
Collection — Folder B013
Scope and Contents This collection contains first day of issue stamp envelopes and commemorative Abraham Lincoln stamps created for the Lincoln Memorial University in 1940 and 1965.
Dates: 1940; 1965
Benjamin Harrison collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of invoices and receipts for Benjamin Harrison’s personal and household expenses in Indianapolis, Indiana (1893-1897) and for expenses incurred in the construction of his Indianapolis home (1874-1875).The correspondence includes Harrison’s letter (1896-1900) to his law partner, W. H. H. Miller, regarding Republican Party politics, Harrison’s work in the Venezuelan boundary dispute, investments, and family and personal matters; letters regarding a...
Benjamin Harrison funeral photographs
Collection — Folder SP104
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the day of Benjamin Harrisons's funeral in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 16 and 17, 1901, depicting the exteriors of the Indiana Statehouse where Harrison's body lay in state in on the 16th and the Harrison house on the day of the funeral on March 17th. The images show parade formations and crowds lined up to enter the Indiana Statehouse as the casket was carried inside, as well as pallbearers conveying the coffin out of the Harrisons'...
Dates: 1901 March 16-17
Dwight D. Eisenhower in Indianapolis photographs
Collection — Folder SP068
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, mostly photographed by Foster Photos and a couple from the Indianapolis Star staff photographers, from visits Dwight D. Eisenhower made to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1952 and 1954.
Dates: 1952/09/09, 1954/10/15
Ed Johnson photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP172
Scope and Contents This collection contains 4 black-and-white photographs taken by Ed Johnson ranging from 1930 to circa 1933 in Illinois regarding the Offutt coper shop in Old Salem, Illinois where Abraham Lincoln studied at night and the graves of his father, Thomas Lincoln, his stepmother, Sarah Bush Lincoln, and his sweetheart, Ann Rutledge.
Dates: 1930, undated
Ellen Graydon collection
Collection — Folder S0535
Scope and Contents This collection comprises correspondence and photocopies of typed documents, including speeches and programs, from Katharine Merrill Graydon and John H. Holliday in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1938, regarding Samuel Merrill, William A. Bell, Henry P. Coburn, Constance Fennimore Woolson, and Benjamin Harrison. A few notable items include a January 28, 1914 speech entitled "William A. Bell"; a 1924 document titled, "A Pioneer Tale: the Life of Samuel Merrill"; and an undated...
Dates: 1914-1938, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ellen Graydon collection
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
George W. Julian collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, bulk 1789-1902
Harrison family photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP037
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and 35mm slides in Indianapolis, Indiana, Washington, D.C., and other places in the United States ranging from 1908 to 1961 regarding the Harrison and Scott families, specifically Benjamin Harrison, Caroline Scott Harrison, and Mary Lord Harrison, as well as related houses, clothing, painted portraits, memorials, and historic sites such as the White House and Continental Hall in Washington, D.C.