Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gallatin Porter and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; speeches; autographed notes and manuscripts; and printed Congressional bills ranging from 1804 to 1928, regarding Porter's political career; biographies; historical subjects; his manuscript and indices.
Dates: circa 1804-1928, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The four folders contain papers about the improvement of the Wabash River from 1834 to 1839, business papers, receipts, letters, tax receipts, railroad proposals, and an account book.The oldest item in folder 1 is a tax receipt for forty cents for 1830 on half town lot no. 157 in Vincennes paid by A. Gardner. There are two documents dated 1834, but the remaining documents in this folder are all dated 1835. One item entitled “Memorandum of snags taken out of Black Cut Off” lists the...
Collection — Folder S1620
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, signed letters from Arthur R. Robinson in Washington, D. C. ranging from 1926/09/20 to 1933/08/31 regarding copies of his speech and regrets for not being able to attend a sesquicentennial celebration.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Aurelius Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861 to 1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864 to 1917 and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910. The collection also includes 2 tintypes of Aurelius Willoughby, 32 cartes-de-visite depicting landmarks in Washington D.C., Georgia, and Niagra Falls, in addition to two portraits of Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb and...
Collection — Folder S0868
Scope and Contents This collection contains Dr. George R. Alsop's bond for his work as treasurer of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission of Indiana dated March 12, 1930. Along with Dr. Alsop's signature as principal of the $200,000 bond, Frank L. Oliphant and William M. Alsop also signed as sureties. The bond was sent to Miss Martha Allerdice at the Indiana State House and was accompanied by a letter from attorney D. Frank Culbertson, also dated March 12, 1930, in which he notes that the bond will stay in...
Collection — Folder S0557
Scope and Contents In March 1830, Abraham Lincoln journeyed from southern Indiana to Illinois with his parents. When they went through Vincennes, legend has it that Abraham toured the Western Sun and General Advertiser newspaper office, where he saw his first printing press, and talked to Editor Stout. Mr. Guilbert wrote to Roy H. Garrigus, editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial to verify this story, which Mr. Garrigus could not do.Abraham often went to Rockport and borrowed books from Judge John...
Collection — Folder SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.
Dates: circa 1950s
Collection — Folder OBC209
Collection — Folder S1341
Scope and Contents The collection includes a Photostat indenture transferring land from Francis Vigo to John Healy of Menongolia County, Virginia, dated May 12, 1800; a Photostat indenture transferring land from John Healy of Morgantown, Pennsylvania to John Healy of Adams County, Pennsylvania, dated June 21, 1800; a bond signed by Francis Vigo as administrator and John Price Jones as surety, dated 1801; and a typed explanation of the "attached bond" written by Guy Morrison Walker on January 23, 1917.
Dates: 1800-1801, circa 1917