Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2228
Scope and Contents This collection includes three "wooden nickel" certificates created to commemorate the Wabash County, Indiana Centennial (1935) and the Decatur, Indiana Centennial (1936). The collection also contains a facsimile of a five hundred dollar Confederate note memento from the Civil War Centennial Exhibit held at the L.S. Ayres & Company auditorium in Indianapolis from April 11 to April 22, 1961.
Collection — Folder S1024
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Civil War sutlers check found by Mr. Dixie O'Connor at the Wilson's Creek Battlefield near Republic, Missouri. The token was given to a soldier in the 22nd Indiana Volunteer Regiment and it was "good for 25 cent in goods." The collection includes the October 25, 1963 letter Mr. O'Connor sent with the sutlers check to the Indiana State Library. His letter describes how and where he found the token and offers his speculation about how it got there (the 22nd did not take...
Dates: circa 1861-1862, 1963
Collection — Folder S0973
Scope and Contents This collection includes a signed program by designer and illustrator, Frank Morris and color photocopies of photographs from the November 14, 2017 George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter launch ceremony in Vincennes, Indiana. The collection also has a three-coin set of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter that includes one uncirculated coin from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated coin from the U.S. Mint at Denver, and one proof coin from...
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...