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Autobiography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Shaw autobiography

 Collection — Folder S1168
Identifier: S1168
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 100-page copy of the "Autobiography of Archibald Shaw," ranging from 1765 to 1934, regarding his family history, including the names of Shaw, Rous, Fitch, and more.
Dates: undated

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his...
Dates: 1858-1949

C. Earl Suffrins blank book

 Collection
Identifier: V261
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a "Blank Book" manufactured by the William B. Burford Company of Indianapolis, Indiana and used by C. Earl Suffrins starting on February 7, 1905 to record the books that he had read by a number of authors. Much of the volume is empty, but in the back there are several handwritten pages of notes written by his father, Charles A. Suffrin, about his "Life Story." Also tucked in the back cover are a few more handwritten notes, one with gardening directions and two with...
Dates: 1905 and undated

Chic Jackson collection

 Collection — Folder S710
Identifier: S0710
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 prints of Chic Jackson’s "Roger Bean" comic strip released by the George Matthew Adams Service on June 29 and 30, 1928, a pen and ink drawing of his characters Woody and Yank (1922), a drawing of “Golduh the Maid” created for Arcada S. Balz, a friend who later became the first woman to serve in the Indiana Senate (circa 1920s), and a typed biographical sketch of Jackson that was sent to Miss Esther McNitt, a librarian at the Indiana State Library, on November 4, 1933....
Dates: 1922-1933

Claude M. Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: L540
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, military documents, such as telegrams, transport orders, and bulletins, pay record book, tickets, identification cards, Gray's World War I diary, World War I photographs and postcards, Rose Polytechnic Institute school materials, recommendation letters, service records, photocopies of newspaper clippings, autobiographical materials, memorials, insurance vouchers, a charcoal drawing of Gray during WWI, and realia from World War I and Rose Polytechnic...
Dates: 1910-1948

David I. McCormick papers

 Collection — Folder S869
Identifier: S0869
Scope and Contents This collection includes a discharge certificate, a catalogue of flags carried by Indiana regiments in the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American wars, and a typed autobiography from David I. McCormick in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1929, regarding personal reminiscences, family history, Owen County, politics, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Dates: 1898-1929

Dorothea J. Snow autobiographical documents

 Collection — Folder S1216
Identifier: S1216
Scope and Contents This collection includes one biographical sketch and author's questionnaire from Dorothea J. Snow circa 1958.
Dates: circa 1958

Ellsworth Walls collection

 Collection — Folder S1353
Identifier: S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).
Dates: 1936/12/14

Franklin Elmer Brown papers

 Collection — Folder S177
Identifier: S0177
Scope and Contents This collection includes carbon and mimeographed copies from Franklin Elmer Brown in Arizona ranging from 1865 to May 8, 1945 regarding his autobiography.
Dates: 1865-1945

George Knight Hester collection

 Collection — Folder S2185
Identifier: S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorado, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...
Dates: 1851, 1926