Indiana -- History -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Volume V161
Collection — Folder S1482
Collection — Volume V167
Collection — Folder S2553
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 31 page typewritten unofficial report on Nancy Hanks Lincoln created by Charlotte N. Baird, an administrative technician at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial. The 1977 report contains biographical information about Nancy and her extended family and includes information about their lives in Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. The last three pages contain genealogies of the Harper, Hanks, and Shipley families. Baird provides footnotes throughout her report, but it...
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and maps from David G. Vanderstel in Indiana ranging from 1958 to 2000 regarding multiple subjects. Notable clippings concern Woodruff Place, Lucy Ann Seaton, who was the first to be buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, the development of Conner Prairie, and a souvenir edition of the 1976 Indianapolis 500 newspaper.
Collection — Folder S2223
Scope and Contents This collection includes the complete meeting minutes of the Elk Monthly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends in Wayne County from its inception in 1843 to its conclusion in 1852. Minutes discuss group leadership, logistics, community outreach, and absolution from slavery--such as not consuming produce from slave labor.
Collection — Folder S3010
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copies, one a typscript and the other a carbon copy, of the meeting minutes of the annual conventions of the Indiana Woman's Rights Association and later the Indiana Woman's Suffrage Association ranging from 1851 to 1881. The collection includes undated copies of a later version of the organization's constitution and a list of members.
Collection — Folder S1336
Scope and Contents This collection includes original, hand-written letters to and from members of the Vance family from September 8, 1823 until September 11, 1849. There is one undated letter by Arthur to Lawrence about Lawrence running errands for him. Two letters, September 1, 1826 and March 30, 1827, are about Arthur's cousin James Dill. The December 29, 1826 letter to Samuel Vance was written by Noah Noble. On May 22, 1829, Allen Hamilton wrote to Arthur about his dislike of Joseph Holman. July 8, 1842,...