Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph Marshall Francis collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items of Joseph and Kate Francis from the time they lived in Japan in the 1890s, including a letter, an unused postcard, a newspaper and several telegrams written in Japanese. A few of the items are dated, including a February 10, 1894 postcard written in English by Kate Francis and sent to Mrs. C. M. Stevens of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; a housing contract for the summer of 1896 written in Japanese; and several tickets for a charity bazaar that was held in April...
Kenneth Riddle collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by Kenneth Riddle from April 1943 to April 1944 to his family in Marion, Indiana while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II; a circa 1943 souvenir postcard packet from Camp Blanding, Florida; telegrams from the War Department regarding Riddle's serious wounding on April 4, 1944 and details related to the return of his remains in 1948; letters sent by family in the spring of 1944 that were returned following his death; a May 1944 letter from...
Dates: 1943-1948, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Kenneth Riddle collection
Leonard G. Jaqua collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes several items from Leonard G. Jaqua's family, including a letter sent to John Jaqua from his brother Richard dated August 18, 1855(?); a "Tribute of Gratitude" given to John Jaqua and his scholars from the trustees of Pleasant Township dated February 24, 1859; John Jaqua's pocket-size memoranda book with entries ranging from 1873 to 1889 regarding farm accounts, family genealogy, the Universalist faith, and a sermon by Rev. E. C. Sweetser; an August 29, 1895 letter sent...
Dates: circa 1855-1932
Margaret Afflis Johnston collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967
Paul M. Riddick colletion
Collection — Folder S1741
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy of a telegram from Dwight D. Eisenhower in New York City, New York on 1952/09/30 and a typed, signed letter from Paul M. Riddick in LaGrange, Indiana on 1955/08/30, both regarding the "Ike Day" in Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Paul M. Riddick colletion
William Steele Holman papers
Scope and Contents The collection, the bulk of which dates from 1870 to 1894, includes documents from William Steele Holman’s career as a politician as well as those from the Holman family. The documents are divided into correspondence and papers and newspaper clippings. They are then arranged chronologically with the other assorted materials. Materials include correspondence from constituents, telegrams, election results, family letters, newspaper clippings, a correspondence journal, an account book,...