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Slavery

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

American Colonization Society pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: S2785
Scope and Contents This collection includes a single pamphlet created by the American Colonization Society on May 23, 1825 printed in Washington City by Way & Gideon. It is entitled "Constitution, government, and digest of the laws of Liberia".
Dates: 1825

Flavius Josephus Bellamy collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of diaries, letters, newspaper clippings, certificate, and discharge paper.The diary in Folder 1 mentions battles at Gettysburg and Williamsport, with detailed listings of troop movements.The letters in Folder 2 were sent to his parents and sisters Sarah and Eliza, among others. These are very detailed, and usually mention the location from which he writes, and how close it is to another city. It also contains a card with pictures of the...
Dates: 1861-1864

James D. Davidson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0334
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats and typed copies of letters sent to James D. Davidson by his brothers, Alexander Davidson and Charles Baker (C.B.), his nephew Preston Davidson, and other Indiana residents regarding family news, economic conditions, elections, secession, slavery, the Civil War, money issues, and Noah Noble's estate. Also included are letters sent to other Davidson family members, three letters sent to C.H. and W.S. McCormick from an A.D. Hagen (?) regarding McCormick reaper...
Dates: 1837-1866

John Brown Dillon collection

 Collection
Identifier: L377
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Dates: 1859-1886

John Vawter, Jennings County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1678
Scope and Contents Folder one includes an 8-page mimeographed copy of "Biographies and Recollections of Early Settlers of Jennings County". Biographies included are of Thomas Pool; Darius Robinson; William Sage; Adam Brower; William Johnson; and William T. Scott.Also included is a 3-page mimeographed copy of "The Early History of Jennings County", by Hiram Prather; a 9 page mimeographed copy of a play about John Vawter of Vernon, Indiana; and a 3 page mimeographed copy of a document titled "State...
Dates: 1811-1849

Julia Deckard collection

 Collection — Folder S2238
Identifier: S2238
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to General Frederick Haldimand, the governor-in-chief of Quebec province, including a March 10, 1784 letter sent by Johannes Decker asking for the return of his slave "Pompey," who was captured by Indians in New York and sold to a Monsieur Beaubin (Beaubien?) of L'Assomption; and 2 1781 letters written in French and signed by Rey, aide-de-camp to Colonel de la Balme. The correspondence was obtained by Julia Deckard presumably for...
Dates: 1781-1784

Luther A. Donnell court record

 Collection — Folder S3480
Identifier: S3480
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document from the 1848 spring term of the Decatur County Circuit Court in Indiana regarding the grand jury indictment of Luther A. Donnell for knowingly encouraging and assisting Amanda, a fugitive slave from Kentucky, in deserting her "master and owner," George Ray, on November 5, 1847. The indictment has several signatures, including those of prosecuting attorney J. S. Scobey, jury foreman A.R. Forsyth, and witnesses Woodson Clark (the reported slave catcher and...
Dates: 1848

Ovid Butler papers

 Collection — Folder S201
Identifier: S0201
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of a printed article from Ovid Butler in Indianapolis, Indiana on 1851/03/29 regarding Alexander Campbell's visit to Indianapolis and his position regarding slavery.
Dates: 1851/03/29

Richard Lew Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L043
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Richard Lew Dawson ranging from 1857 to 1921, including: drafts of his larger poetry and essay collections; original handwritten stories, poems and music; editorials and newspaper columns written by Dawson; and advertisements and programs from his speaking engagements. Also included in the collection is a series of newspaper articles regarding the history of the modern calendar, together with Dawson's own homemade perpetual calendar. The correspondence...
Dates: 1857-1921

Richard M. Milburn collection

 Collection — Folder S0951
Identifier: S0951
Scope and Contents The collection contains one typed letter, dated September 28, 1907, written by Richard M. Milburn regarding an article he is researching on slavery in Indiana.
Dates: 1907/09/28