Fur trade -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1923
Scope and Contents This collection contains three bills of sale for furs purchased from George W. Turner by Belt, Butler and Company, exporters of raw furs and ginseng. The purchases were of pelts from skunks, raccoons, opossums, red foxes, minks, sheep, and other animals. The bills of sale are a record of prices at the turn of the last century.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and photocopies of correspondence primarily to Francis Godfroy, dating from 1824 to 1847. Those corresponding with Francis Godfroy include William Griffith Ewing, concerning fur trade and other business relations; Allen Hamilton, a close friend who served as executor of Francis Godfroy's last will and testament; Thomas Hamilton; Colonel Abel C. Pepper, superintendent of Indian reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Pepper's successor; John Forsyth;...
Collection — Box 1
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 Many of the slides depict historical documents relating to early European settlement of the Northwest Territory and portraits of prominent Hoosier individuals.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
Collection — Folder S2166
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence ranging from 1836 to 1855 related to the fur trade partnership of Lewis Benjamin Berthelet and James Aveline of Peru, Indiana and Berthelet family correspondence. Besides Berthelet family members, other correspondents include John B. Richardville, Allen Hamilton, John A. Graham, and the New York businesses of Suydam, Sage and Co. and Grant and Barton. The collection also includes a January 18, 1846 letter sent to James Aveline from Spear...
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed articles written by Paul C. Phillips; typed and signed and autographed and signed correspondence; book reviews; and photographs and prints from various people in the United States ranging from 1908 to 1964 and undated regarding historical subjects and books.