Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2149
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Centenary Methodist Church Centennial," an essay written by Gertrude McDaniel in 1966. The essay includes a list of living descendants of the following original trustees of the church: Peter Slaughter, Andrew Wright, and Cyrus Watson. Two other trustees, Joel Rowe and William Gresham, are listed without descendants.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copies of the script for "Out of the Wilderness," a pageant staged on October 19, 1944 in the Grace Methodist Church auditorium in Kokomo, Indiana. The pageant includes six episodes that present the past, present and future of the church as told by "Eagerheart" to "Methodism."
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated
Collection — Folder S0838
Scope and Contents This collection includes three clippings of the newspaper column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," written by Kate Milner Rabb. The 1931 columns ran in the Indianapolis Star on September 22, 23 and 25. Each column quotes from the papers of Joseph Tarkington and discusses items of interest, including a scholarship founded by Tarkington at Indiana Asbury University; an October 4, 1864 certificate stating that Mrs. Tarkington had contributed to the Indiana State Sanitary Fair for the relief of sick and...
Collection — Folder S2153
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a copy of “A History of the Kirklin Methodist Church, 1937-1959,” a four-page, typewritten historical sketch copied and used during the October 9, 1960 homecoming celebration of the Kirklin, Indiana church. The church’s history is presented chronologically and includes information regarding previous pastors, church and parsonage renovations, church programs, and deaths of church members.
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a...
Collection — Folder S1849
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items collected by Lillian M. Robbins regarding the Broadway Methodist Church of Indianapolis, including a clipping of "Broadway Beat," a column written by Broadway's minister of outreach Charles Blackmon in 1964; a clipping of a photograph captioned "Day Camp" about Broadway's upcoming camp and Vacation Church School (undated); a handbill announcement for the "Broadway Banquet for India" fundraiser held May 13 (circa 1960s) and a two-page document with...
Collection — Folder S2160
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Sunday school temperance pledge certificate for Mary P. Frankum, signed by Philip Miller, president of the Sunday-School Temperance Society of the M.E. Church at Williamsport, Pennsylvania on October 21, 1860. "M.P. Frankum...Phoenixville, PA" is written in pencil on the back on the certificate.
Collection — Folder S2155
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Marion County, Indiana," a Federal Writers Project completed in December 1935 by Emile Walli. The history includes a copy of a letter from Harry O. Garman, Record Stewart of the Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church, that certified the accuracy of Mr. Walli's record. The topics covered include the organization of the early church, communion service, church buildings and sites, and sketches showing locations of...
Collection — Folder S2157
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "One Hundred Years of Methodism in Kendallville: An Historical Pageant of the First Methodist Church, Kendallville, Indiana," a pageant written by Paul Warren Ashby in 1955. Along with the complete pageant script, the collection also includes a second copy of the prologue pages and a copy of the program.