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Cumberland Road

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
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,...

Cumberland Road collection

 Collection
Identifier: S1243
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of receipts for services rendered for Cumberland Road in Indiana.

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.

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...