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Souvenirs (Keepsakes)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Lincoln funeral train ivy

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L616
Scope and Contents This collection includes a framed piece of ivy from Lincoln's casket while in Indianapolis, Indiana during the funeral train.
Dates: 1865/04/30

Christopher Fatheree collection

 Collection — Folder S2934
Identifier: S2934
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter written by Christopher Fatheree in Saudi Arabia to his parents in Indianapolis, Indiana while serving with the Marines during the Persian Gulf War, as well as a braided bracelet made by Southport PTA, a Marine figure pin crafted from fabric, made by teacher at Homecroft Elementary, and a name badge made by worker at Wavetek RH products, Inc.
Dates: 1990

Clinton County schools collection

 Collection — Folder S1293
Identifier: S1293
Scope and Contents This collection includes report cards, souvenir booklets, and examination questions from Clinton County schools in Clinton County, Indiana, ranging from 1904 to 1914. There are three report cards for Mary Stephenson (1904-1907); a certificate of credits for Mila Bolt from the Frankfort City Schools high school (1905-1906); a card for admitting Ruth Lee to Frankfort City Schools high school (June 7, 1907); two public school souvenir booklets and a souvenir card from Farmer Chapel Public School...
Dates: 1904-1914

Ella K. Dearborn letter

 Collection — Folder S0348
Identifier: S0348
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Ella K. Dearborn in Portland, Oregon to Margaret Scott ranging on July 7, 1923 regarding her spoon collection.
Dates: 1923

Grand Army of the Republic, George H. Thomas Post No. 17 collection

 Collection
Identifier: L201
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books. Also included are correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).
Dates: 1880-1933

Indiana sesquicentennial medal

 Collection — Folder S1020
Identifier: S1020
Scope and Contents This collection includes a medal from 1966 regarding Indiana's sesquicentennial.
Dates: 1966

Indianapolis Sesquicentennial Commission collection

 Collection
Identifier: L575
Scope and Contents The collection contains documents related to all elements of planning the 1971 Indianapolis sesquicentennial, which began several years in advance. Papers include correspondence between commissioners and contractors for the various events and merchandise, proposals and suggestions for events as well as general notes and memos. The bulk of correspondence involves Thomas Kibler, Executive Director of the commission. Additionally, the collection contains information related to...
Dates: 1966-1972

James Nelson Shepherd collection

 Collection
Identifier: L311
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

John M. Conyers ephemera

 Collection — Folder S0292
Identifier: S0292
Scope and Contents This collection includes one sheet of paper, 7” x 9”, with 14 locks of hair, braided and unbraided, tied with colored ribbons presented to John M. Conyers on the day of his induction into Company G, 11th Regiment, on March 29, 1865 during the U.S. Civil War. The names of the women who contributed locks of their hair are handwritten in pencil.
Dates: 1865

Paul A. Davis, State Capitol copper roof tiles collection

 Collection — Folder S2566
Identifier: S2566
Scope and Contents This collection includes samples of copper roofs from the Indiana State House in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1976 regarding roofing.
Dates: 1976