Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Benedict C. Birchler oral history transcript
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel for an oral history interivew with Bendedict C. Birchler, conducted by Gerald Hanfield for the Indiana State Library on May 4, 1977. Bircher describes boyhood in rural Indiana, his teaching methods, and school discipline. Birchler worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the 1930 and he discusses Prohibition and the Depression and its effects on farming. At the time of this interview, he lived in the house he and his...
Elmer Watts school papers
Collection — Folder S2083
Scope and Contents The collection contains a variety of school related material. There are several pages with arithmetic problems, poems, and a practice book for German writing.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elmer Watts school papers
Harry H. Coburn photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Indiana bicentennial collection
Scope and Contents In 2015-2016, each county coordinator, public library, historical society and various clubs and organizations were asked to submit bicentennial records for inclusion to a bicentennial manuscript collection within the Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. Records submitted included correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, photographs, videos and other documentation highlighting programs, services and events occurring in their county ranging from 2013 to 2016. In 2016, students across...
James P. Fadely collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers and materials related to James P. Fadely career as a history teacher and college counselor in central Indiana. The first series relates to his time teaching history at secondary school at St. Richard's Episcopal School in Indiana and private schools in Georgia. The collection includes all of his lesson plans, class handouts, tests, essay prompts, and his personal notes as well as the history textbook, Rise of the American...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James P. Fadely collection
John Odell collection
Collection — Folder S1026
Scope and Contents This collection includes John Odell's school workbook containing his compositions, poems, mathematical equations, and expenses (circa1855 to 1860). The book was re-used as a scrapbook and has news clippings attached to the pages regarding the U.S. Civil War and other items of interest to Mr. Odell (circa1860-1886). One item of note is a clipping of an address he gave during a June 20, 1860 debate on the question of popular sovereignty in the territories.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Odell collection
Marion County Bible Society collection
Collection — Folder S2200
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from the Marion County Bible Society and Indianapolis Sabbath School Union ranging from 1823 to 1859, including an Indianapolis Sabbath School Union pupil accounts book during 1827 to 1828; questions for a Bible class; the system of rules from the committee of religous instruction, probably for the governing of the sabbath schools (1827); annual reports from the superintendant of the Indianapolis Sabbath School Union and its board of directors (1824); a...
Nick Nottingham collection
Collection — Folder S1023
Scope and Contents This collection contains Nick Nottingham's identification ribbon and certificate of participation for his service as a page for Indiana State Senator Kenneth J. Brown, Jr. on March 9, 1959.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Nick Nottingham collection
Pennville School collection
Collection — Folder S2106
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied list of pupils from Pennville, Indiana on April 2, 1866.
Rose Francis B. Howe papers
Collection — Folder S0691
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy and a photostat copy of a letter from Rose Howe in Indiana or Illinois on January 1, 1869 regarding illness and the time she spent at school and friendships with the sisters.