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United States -- Description and travel -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Lemuel and Lydia Snow collection

 Collection — Folder S1217
Identifier: S1217
Scope and Contents There are two letters in this collection with two copies of the October 10, 1814 letter from Wheeling and one copy of the March 18, 1823 letter from Franklin County, Indiana. Both letters are written to "Dear Children" from Lemuel and Lydia Snow. The 1814 letter tells about leaving Barnstable by wagon and arriving at Pittsburgh where they got a boat. They wrote: "here we sent our horses on to Wheeling on the Ohio River ninety two miles below Pittsburgh... Our horses are all as good as they were...
Dates: 1814-1823

Moellmann family papers

Identifier: L188
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers and correspondence of Wilhelm Moellmann from 1825 to 1839, including a diary of his voyage to the United States, as well as the personal papers and correspondence of Wilhemina Moellmann, Augustus Mollmann, Carl Barus, and other family members from 1840 to 1901. The collection also includes a variety of New Year's cards, including a pop-up card, ranging from 1889 to 1902; miscellaneous invitations and programs ranging from 1879 to 1909; and two undated,...
Dates: 1825-1909

Rollinson family reminiscences

 Collection — Folder S2208
Identifier: S2208
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of "From Indiana to Arkansas by Flatboat, 1873 by Charles Perry Rollison and Party," a reminiscence by Thaddeus W. Rollison and dated March 19, 1937, and "Flatboat Trip from Indiana to Arkansas of William A. Rollison and Party Sunday, June 1, 1873," James Davis Rollison's recollections of his trip written down in the fall of 1906. Along with some family biographical information, the two reminiscences contain descriptions of the flatboats and how they...
Dates: 1906-1937

Safe deposit boxes collection

Identifier: L291
Scope and Contents This collection includes insurance policies, typed and signed personal correspondence, receipts, birth and baptism certificates, marriage certificates, photographs, diaries, Confederate States of America currency, other personal and legal documents and titles and land deeds from various individuals in Indiana ranging from 1849 to 1967.Notably, it contains a series of correspondences from William and Lucille Marlow, love letters and detailing their travels in 1935.The...
Dates: 1849-1967

Simpson F. Lockridge collection

 Collection — Folder S0846
Identifier: S0846
Scope and Contents This collection contains Simpson F. Lockridge's handwritten journal he titled both "Northland, Land of the Sioux or Travels and Adventures in the Northwest" and "Northland or A Year in the North and West." His narrative recounts his "travels and adventures upon the prairies, in the 'Big Woods', and upon the great rivers" from July, 1868 to August, 1869. He added edits and amended entries to the bound journal including notes written on the back of Indiana Short...
Dates: 1867-1974

W. S. Ward diary

 Collection — Folder S1360
Identifier: S1360
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a diary from W. S. Ward, written in 1839 diary regarding his trip on a flatboard from New Albany, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dates: 1839