Horses -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and complimentary fair tickets from across Indiana sent to the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, Alexander Heron. Ranging from 1885 to 1890, the collection includes tickets from community, county, and district fairs; Trotting and Pace Horse Breeders' Association fairs; Agricultural Association, Agricultural Society, and Agricultural and Mechanical Society fairs; Joint Stock Association and Joint Stock Society fairs; Farmers' Union Association...
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. 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.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from the English family in Lexington and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1910 regarding William E. English and his family and friends engaged in activities such as hunting, golf, driving, and vacationing; the family estate, Englishton Park, near Lexington and local subjects such as farming, dogs, gardens, cemeteries; and an event, most likely the unveiling of the William H. English monument, which took place on September 28,...
Dates: circa 1900-1910
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes 36 undated glass lantern slides from Indiana regarding horses, most of which are farm horses pulling non-mechanized farm equipment. Two slides depict certificates from the Indiana Stallion Enrollment Board. Most likely, these slides were used in a presentation.
Dates: 20th century
Scope and Contents This collection comprises over 900 photographs collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1874 to 1939, include images fire trucks and other vehicles, fire stations, group photos, fire scenes, and daily life of the Indianapolis Fire Department.
Collection — Volume 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album with black-and-white photographs from Indiana Village for Epileptics in New Castle, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1915 depicting residential, administrative, and farm buildings and scenes at the institution.
Collection — Folder S0970
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostatic copy of a handwritten letter by J.E. Mishler and sent to the editors of Outdoor Indiana magazine on August 8, 1968. The letter is in response to a story in the magazine regarding Dan Patch, a famous harness racing horse in the early 1900s. Mr. Mishler relates his experience seeing Dan Patch in an exhibition heat in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1906. He also mentions that he was sending a photograph of a trotter named Greyhound.
Collection — Folder S3376
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Morgan's Raid Commissioners report to the Governor of Indiana, dated December 31, 1869. The report primarily discusses the loss of and claims for horses in the wake of Morgan's Raid and claims by forage and commissary stores in Southern Indiana for furnishing troops with supplies during the Raid.
Collection — Folder SP164
Scope and Contents This collection comprises several loose pages from a photograph album of an unidentified person or family, probably in Indiana, during circa 1900 to circa 1920, regarding various men and women, a few children, recreational scenes along rivers or lakes, one of which may be Lake Michigan, and rural scenes, possibly on a farm.
Dates: circa 1900-circa 1920