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Souvenirs (Keepsakes)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 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, as well as 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).There is also the organization...
Dates: 1880-1933

Indiana American Revolution bicentennial photographs

 Collection — Folder SP049
Identifier: SP049
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from photographer Jack Householder in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1974 depicting an event commemorating the American Revolution on April 19, 1974 outside the Indiana World War Memorial with at least 2 members of the Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, Jim Guthrie and Scott Hosier. There is also a photograph of a commemorative coin taken by an unknown photographer.
Dates: 1974

Indiana sesquicentennial medal

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

Indiana sesquicentennial photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP011
Identifier: SP011
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from different photographers in Indiana, including Gates Studio in Vincennes and Stiles in New Whiteland, ranging from 1964 to 1966, depicting events such as presentations of different items intended to commemorate the Indiana sesquicentennial to Governor Rober D. Branigin, a plaque for the Pioneer Steel furnace, and the logos and commemorative coins created for the anniversary.
Dates: 1964-1966

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