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Secret societies -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson. Other correspondents include Thomas A. Hendricks, James Whitcomb,...

Knights of the Golden Circle clipping

 Collection — Folder S1601
Identifier: S1601
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a newspaper clipping from the Indianapolis Journal dated August 4, 1862 concerning "treasonable organizations in Indiana," specifically the Knights of the Golden Circle, during the U.S. Civil War.

Knights of the Golden Circle collection

 Collection — Folder S0353
Identifier: S0353
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page manuscript Mary Adeline Denny in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 4, 1924, entitled “How the Capture of Indianapolis by the Knights of the Golden Circle, August 16, 1864, during the Civil War Was Prevented.”

Sons of Liberty newspaper clipping

 Collection — Folder S1618
Identifier: S1618
Scope and Contents This collection comrpises one newspaper sheet, printed on both sides, of the Indianapolis Daily Journal on August 2, 1864 regarding the exposure of the Sons of Liberty as an anti-Lincoln group of men in the Midwest. The report identifies the society's leadership, goals, rituals, and passwords.