Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of personal correspondence of the Springer and Brayton families from 1842 to 1940. Included are William Springer’s letters to his wife while serving in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Also included is the personal correspondence of the John Brayton family and related families in Warren County, New York and Washington, Indiana. There are also a significant amount of papers on Margaret Brayton (1895-1986) of Muncie, Indiana. Papers...
Scope and Contents The collection contains U.S. Civil War materials of David L. Elliott. Included are family correspondence, discharge papers, family photographs, bible, receipts, distribution rolls, certificates, ribbons of reunions, political campaign badges, and a Civil War diary (1864–1865). The collection also contains a history of the Battle of Chickamauga by Captain J.C. McElroy. There is also an 1865 muster-out roll for the 75th Regiment and Warren County postmaster appointment certificates from 1898 and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains legal documents, personal papers, receipts, genealogical information and photographs from the Shearer, Marshall, and English families, ranging from 1829 to 1974. The legal documents include warranty deeds, quitclaim deeds, and an abstract of title for property John and William Marion Shearer obtained in Indianapolis and Marion County. Other documents include Michael Shearer's tax receipts, a copy of his 1829 land grant, and copies of the wills of John Shearer and...
Dates: 1829-1974, undated
Collection — Folder S0830
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Harry E. Lewis's family documents and includes the Society of Friends marriage certificate of Samuel Cox and Lydia Kenworthy (1837/11/02); a Sons of Temperance certificate of membership of Thomas Brooks (1848/05/29); certificates from the Methodist Episcopal Church appointing Thomas Brooks a deacon (1851/10/12) and an elder (1855/09/16); Madison Yount's discharge paper from Company H, Indiana 22nd Regiment (1864/08/15); records of the marriage of James...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research, correspondence, and other matierlas primarily from Harry H. Martindale with lesser amounts included by Winfred L. Martindale and other researchers in the United States and England ranging from 1863 to 1984, regarding the Martindale, Maxey, Pearson, McCray, Howard, Hurt, and other related families.
Dates: 1863 - 1984
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of Bible biographical entries; an autograph book and a photograph album from Elizabeth Fisher in Indiana ranging from 1824 to 1887 regarding the Dale family and friendships.
Scope and Contents The collection includes the Ford family's correspondence, photographs, and assorted receipts, certificates, clippings, and cards dating from 1864 to 1980. The bulk of the collection dates from 1880 to 1937. Materials are arranged chronologically within correspondence, financial records, miscellaneous materials, and photographs.The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1880 to 1924. Primary correspondents include Mary L. Ford, Emma Annie (Ford) Nichols, Robert V. Ford, Judson...
Scope and Contents This collection contains James Nelson Shepherd's Bible (1855); his pocket diary (1861-1866) with entries from his service in the Civil War and his personal accounts; his letters to his fiancée, Arminda Rhyan of New Goshen, Vigo County, Indiana and a couple of her needlepoint items, with one using human hair (1860-1862); Civil War letters to Shepherd from his brothers, Thomas E. Shepherd of the 31st Indiana and Edgar M. Shepherd from home (1862); Shepherd's farm ledgers (1864-1866), including...
Dates: 1855-1958, undated
Collection — Folder S2412
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of the family Bible records of Mary Jane English, including the Bible's title page and the pages used to record the mother and father, births, marriages, and deaths. The Bible was published in 1856 but also records family births and marriages that occured prior to that date. The last entry to the Bible was made to record Mrs. English's death on July 22, 1892.