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Roads -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Indiana Highway and Road Commission personnel photographs

 Collection — Folder SP007
Identifier: SP007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of personnel of the Indiana Highway and Road Commission. Most of the photos are portraits of individuals; however, there are also a few group photographs. Some of the groups in the photographs are identified fully, but there are a couple of groups that only a few members were known. There are thirty-seven photographs identified within the collection and twenty-eight unidentified photographs. These photographs seem to cover the 1930s through the 1940s, as...
Dates: circa 1930-circa 1940

Indiana highway scandals collection

Identifier: L326
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.
Dates: 1957-1958

Joseph Beckner land grant

 Collection — Folder OB198
Identifier: OB198
Scope and Contents This collection contains a land grant issued to Joseph Beckner on March 7, 1836 for "Michigan Road Lands" in Indiana.
Dates: 1836/03/07

Lafayette and Wild Cat Gravel Road Company collection

Identifier: L222
Scope and Contents This collection includes financial records such as account books, daybooks, receipts and tolls collected from the Lafayette and Wild Cat Gravel Company ranging from 1870 to 1891 regarding business and the company's activities.
Dates: 1870-1897

Marion County, Irvington road tax list

 Collection — Volume V206
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1876

Nancy Johnson collection

Identifier: L764
Scope and Contents This collection includes programs, pamphlets, and other items collected by Nancy Johnson from events she attended and from the Indiana Statehouse Tour Office where her husband Jim volunteered, ranging from 1983 to 2020 and undated. Most of the events, which included government swearing-in and award ceremonies, services, conferences, meetings, and celebrations for historic events and holidays, took place at the Indiana Statehouse. There are also materials about the Indiana Supreme Court and...
Dates: 1983-2020, undated

National Road Association collection

 Collection — Folder S3342
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 2001-2008

National Road legislation collection

 Collection — Folder S3007
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1842 & 1844

Otis R. Bowen photograph collection

Identifier: P004
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and film negatives from Otis R. Bowen in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1945 to 1980, mainly regarding his time as governor of Indiana. The images depict him fulfilling his executive duties, including swearing in ceremonies for judicial and political appointees, the presentation of awards and proclamations, bill signings, and dedications of highways, buildings, and institutions. Other photographs show award ceremonies, Republican Party functions, and...
Dates: 1945-1980

Pike Township, Marion County, Indiana road tax list

 Collection — Folder S2021
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1850-1851