Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S499
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcription of al letter from Albert Gallatin in Washington, D.C. on August 14, 1806 regarding the surveying of several roads through Indiana to Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio and Louisville, Kentucky.
Collection — Folder S1127
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat letter in two sizes, written by Alexander Robertson of Strowan to Lord Mar (John Erskine, earl of Mar) in Avignon, France on December 15, 1716 concerning their future reunion and speculation on the questionable actions of Apin (Appin). There is also an envelope with notes, and a typed transcription of the letter, which reads: [Page 1] "Lyons 10br 15, 1716 S N. My Lord, In obedience to your Graces, I am come this length, but the severity of the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Collection — Folder S1376
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of an autographed, hand-written, signed letter from Anthony J. Wayne in Detroit [military post] on September 5, 1796. He wrote to Major William Winstin [?]. Regarding the troop of dragoons just arrived, he received orders to send "them immediately to the frontiers of Georgia by the best and cheapest route." The photostat was created in 1916.
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photostat diary of Asahel Clapp ranging from 1819 to 1862. Topics covered in his diary include geology, botany, and local community news. The collection also includes newspaper clipping excerpts from "A Hoosier Listening Post" by Kate Milner Rabb (1930–1931).
Collection — Folder S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...
Collection — Folder S1125
Scope and Contents There are twenty-two photocopied pages, some typed and some handwritten, in this collection. Charles Boswell wrote one page entitled "Reminiscences." Five pages list descendants but without any dates. Eight pages are excerpts from an 1813 diary by Mr. Robertson [first name unknown], and were typed by Ben H. Robertson, Distributing Company of Tacoma, Washington, during January 1958. The next seven pages are hand-written and give a history of the Robertson family. The last page, dated November 1,...
Collection — Folder S1709
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of the records of School District No. 1, Township 26, N Range 12 East located in Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana. The records include meeting minutes from February 1844 to June 1851, lists of the number of children between the ages of 5 and 21 in the school district in 1844, 1849, 1850 and 1851, and a list of voters in the district in 1849. The record book was later used to record the sale of stamps, paper, and envelopes in October 1865.
Collection — Folder OB150
Scope and Contents This collection contains material that Charles N. Thompson collected while researching his wife's family history and includes news clippings, photostat copies and typed abstracts of newspaper articles regarding the Conner and Finch families (1820-1944); photostats of Indiana Acts and United States Senate reports regarding political and legal activities of John and William Conner (1820-1829); letters written by James Garner Finch of Lawrence, Kansas to his "Dear Cousin" (1892-1896); and...