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Vincennes (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

S. A. Drake collection

 Collection — Folder S0377
Identifier: S0377
Scope and Contents This single sheet is 8 ½ x 5 ½ inches, typed in blue ink, on imprinted paper thus: “Office of S. A. Drake, Expert Examiner, Forged and Disputed Handwriting, 423 Columbia St., LaFayette, Ind.” The letter is dated April 27, 1904, and is addressed to Mr. H. W. Alexander, an attorney in Vincennes, Indiana. Mr. Drake informs Mr. Alexander that he is “professionally prepared to make examination of forged and disputed handwriting.” He assures the attorney in Vincennes that he can furnish references...
Dates: 1904

Samuel Alexander letters

 Collection — Folder S014
Identifier: S0014
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence to, from and about Samuel Alexander between 1829 and 1871. The letters chronicle the formation of the Presbyterian Church in Vincennes and throughout Indiana, as well as including information on his installation as a pastor, his congregation and his work.
Dates: 1829-1871

"Sketches of Western Adventure: Comprising a Biographical Narrative of the Life of Jacob Upp" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1333
Identifier: S1333
Scope and Contents This photocopied, 30-page manuscript tells the story of a father and son, Jacob and John Upp, who were both captured by Indians. The original manuscript was created in 1851.

An accompanied affidavit certifies the item as an exact and true copy of the original book, signed "Lula Fisher" on May 10, 1935.
Dates: 1935

Smiley N. Chambers papers

 Collection — Folder S0247
Identifier: S0247
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of family history and genealogy documents. There are also some letters and school report cards.
Dates: 1858-1905, undated

Smith family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2397
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, indentures, and an appraisal regarding property bought and sold by members of the Smith family in Martin County and Vincennes, Indiana in the 19th century. There were also General Land Office certificates, 1837-1858 (OB157).
Dates: 1837-1901

St. James Episcopal Church History collection

 Collection — Folder S2182
Identifier: S2182
Scope and Contents This collection includes three typed manuscripts, a history of the church (1941) and two papers on women's work in the parish (1889 and 1940), as well as one typed transcript of the program for the Semi-Centennial Celebration of St. James Church held in November 1889. The paper written by Francis M. Van Natter in 1941, 15 pages, covering the history of St. James Church from its inception in 1823 to the consecration of its new building in 1907. Sophie Amelia Langton Ghee wrote the six-page...
Dates: 1889-1941

Thomas Wood Stevens collection

 Collection — Folder S1251
Identifier: S1251
Scope and Contents The index card states: "Original manuscript of Thomas Wood Stevens, author of Pageant at Vincennes, Indiana, on February 25, 1929, commemorating the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the capture of Fort Sackville by George Rogers Clark. The only other items in this collection are two papers, hand-written in ink, entitled "The Crier III" and "The Crier, Epilogue." The pages appear to be a draft because there are crossed-out words. Mr. Stevens wrote: "Clark and his few chosen followers set out...
Dates: 1929

Toussaint Dubois papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0385
Scope and Contents This collection includes original, hand-written documents from 1778 through 1824. There is an accounting of the sale of articles in the estate of Toussaint Dubois in Lawrence County, Illinois; surveys of property; court documents from Indiana District; indentures; notice of sale; and a Clark County, Illinois court document. There is also a land grant dated August 15, 1803 (OB081).
Dates: 1778-1824

Vincennes history collection

Identifier: L309
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the history of Vincennes, Indiana. Included are proceedings of the Borough of Vincennes, land sales, indentures, land grants, and miscellaneous items related to Vincennes history ranging from 1669 to 1950.There is also an oversize folder containing one placemat from the defunct Marone's Formosa Garden in Vincennes, Indiana, undated, a March 26, 1929 plat map, Knox County election returns, 1818-1826, and transcriptions and photostates...
Dates: 1669-circa 1980

Vincennes Library Company meeting minutes

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L749
Scope and Contents This collection contains the minutes to the meetings held by the stockholders of the Vincennes Library Company in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1806 to 1871. Included in the minutes are office elections, selection of librarians, and the purchases of materials.
Dates: 1806-1871