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Vincennes (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Grouseland Foundation collection

 Collection — Folder S2049
Identifier: S2049
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "Grouseland Foundation Request to Protect History," a spiral bound booklet containing copies of seven letters sent in 2006 to Dr. Richard Helton, President of Vincennes University, in support of the Grouseland Foundation's request to the university that it donate land once known as "Walnut Grove" and was the site of historic meetings between William Henry Harrison and Tecumseh. The booklet also includes photocopies of two newspaper...
Dates: 2006-circa 2010

Harry T. Watts collection

 Collection — Folder S1373
Identifier: S1373
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, carbon copy of a paper (13 pages) delivered to the Vincennes Rotary Club on December 11, 1915 from Harry T. Watts in Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana regarding the early settlement of Knox County and land claims. His history begins in 1700 when early wanderers came to Vincennes with "no thought of cultivating the land." They often married Indian women. In 1735, Francis Morgan de Vincennes was sent "by the French government to establish a military post."...
Dates: 1915/12/11

Henry Vanderburgh letter

 Collection — Folder S1337
Identifier: S1337
Scope and Contents The document in this collection is a typed transcript of a letter written on June 29, 1795 from Henry VanderBurgh in Vincennes, Indiana, to Major John Mills, who was adjutant to Anthony Wayne. Turner mentioned in the letter was Judge Turner, involved with Henry in a controversy on the question of slavery in 1794. Henry wrote about going to Philadelphia after he got money due him from the United States. He had a buffalo robe which he intended to send to Major Guion but found holes worn in it, so...
Dates: circa 1950s

Historic documents and sites lantern slides

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides mostly created by W. H. Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1897 to circa 1916 regarding early Indiana history, including historic sites at Vincennes, New Harmony, and the state capitols, as well as the Indiana centennial. Many of the slides depict historical documents relating to early European settlement of the Northwest Territory and portraits of prominent Hoosier individuals. It is possible these slides were used for...
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1916

"History in Color" Vincennes, Indiana historical prints

 Collection — Folder OBC181
Identifier: OBC181
Scope and Contents This collection includes several historical prints regarding Vincennes, Indiana entitled "History in Color" from the 1960s.
Dates: circa 1960

Hyacinth Lasselle family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L127
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and business papers of the Hyacinth Lasselle family, and papers of a number of Vincennes families connected with the Lasselles through family or business relations, including the French merchants, Francis Bosseron and Antoine Marchal. The Hyacinth Lasselle papers include his account books (1798-1843); receipts, contracts, land documents, and other legal and business documents from Vincennes and Logansport (1796-1843); business correspondence, primarily...
Dates: 1713-1904

Indiana centennial pageant photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP127
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs of 4 pageants celebrating Indiana's centennial in Knox, Spencer, and Parke counties and at Earlham College in 1916.
Dates: 1916

Indiana public library building photographs

 Collection — Folder SP123
Identifier: SP123
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs affixed to green board, which may have been part of a photograph album depicting interior and exterior views of multiple public library branches in Indiana from Gary, Vincennes, and Allen County, ranging from circa 1919 to circa 1928. Some handwritten notations on the backs of the photographs indicate the cost of the building.
Dates: circa 1919-circa 1928

Indiana scenes photographic slides

 Collection — Folder SP041
Identifier: SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960

Indiana Territory Sesquicentennial collection

 Collection — Folder S1981
Identifier: S1981
Scope and Contents This collection includes a wooden square with commercial printing from Retail Merchants Division, Vincennes Chamber of Commerce in Vincennes, Indiana on 1950/07/01 to 1950/07/04 regarding Vincennes celebration of Indiana Territory Sesquicentennial.
Dates: 1950