Roads -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1752
Scope and Contents This collection includes an 8-page, typewritten letter written by Albert Sahm on June 28, 1934 and sent to Miss Esther U. McNitt at the Indiana State Library regarding his reminiscences of Ft. Wayne Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana. The collection also contains two copies, one handwritten and one typewritten, of Sahm's "Reminiscences of Ft. Wayne Ave Continued." Accompanying the letter are a map of the intersection of Walnut and Delaware Streets and Ft. Wayne Avenue and 6 clippings of Kate...
Scope and Contents This collection contains Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers relating to Bainbridge's career in the Indiana State Senate. Included are correspondence, legislation, reports, and other papers relating to issues before the Indiana Senate, including public employee' and teacher' retirement funds, the highway department, reapportionment, development of port facilities (1969), abortion, and education reform and school financing (1965-1971); papers relating to Lake County issues before the Senate, including airport...
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings from newspapers around the state of Indiana regarding a series of scandals that occurred during the highway building program that was started after the passage of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The articles range from September 26, 1957 to June 10, 1958 and relate information about improper land buying, bribery, and fraud and cover the criminal trials of those implicated in the scandals.
Scope and Contents This collection includes financial records (account books, daybooks, receipts and tolls collected from the Lafayette and Wild Cat Gravel Company ranging from 1870-1891 regarding business.
Collection — Volume V206
Scope and Contents This collection includes an 1876 ledger with owner's names, their land and the land's valuation in Irvington, once a suburb on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana. The land is described by lot number and a total amount of road tax is listed within the final column.
Collection — Folder S3342
Scope and Contents This collection includes minutes from the Board of Directors' meetings, brochures about the National Road, agendas of annual meetings, a letter from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to the Indiana Department of Commerce, and biographies of new Association Board nominees in 2008.
Collection — Folder S3007
Scope and Contents This collection includes Indiana General Assembly documentation from the 27th Congress in 1842 and the 28th Congress in 1844 regarding the financing of the National Road (also known as the Cumbersland Road). Each document requests money for the National Road. The three items are: (1) January 7, 1842, Doc. No. 35, Cumberland Road Memorial from the Legislature of Indiana; (2) February 19, 1844, Doc. No. 129, Bridges on the Cumberland Road, Joint Resolution of the General Assembly of Indiana; and...
Collection — Folder S2021
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the 1850 road tax list for District No. 1, Pike Township, Marion County, Indiana and the list of the amount of work done on the roads in 1850 dated May 28, 1851.
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, histories of early Indiana families, notes and manuscripts on local history; printed church histories and brochures; financial papers; and newspaper clippings from Roscoe R. Leak and other in Lizton, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1689-1958 regarding early Clark and Hendricks counties; histories of the Disciples of Christ Church and the Methodist Church of those two counties; Leak, Leach and Buzzard family histories and financial documents; and newspaper...