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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is from the period 1889-1900, and consists of account books, receipts, invoices, and other business papers relating to Addison W. Bell’s Terre Haute store. Also included is an account book (1868-1894) of Bell’s Parke County store; an account book (1884-1890) of his son-in-law, Albert McMullin (d.1897), a Vigo County farmer; family financial papers and a small number of letters of Bell’s daughter, Lona McMullin, and her children in Terre Haute (1900-1965); and a...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and complimentary fair tickets from across Indiana sent to the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, Alexander Heron. Ranging from 1885 to 1890, the collection includes tickets from community, county, and district fairs; Trotting and Pace Horse Breeders' Association fairs; Agricultural Association, Agricultural Society, and Agricultural and Mechanical Society fairs; Joint Stock Association and Joint Stock Society fairs; Farmers' Union Association...
Collection — Folder S2642
Scope and Contents The certificate, which is 9 x 7 inches, is headed: National Duroc=Jersey Record Pedigree Blank. When the certificate is filled out, it is to be mailed to Robt. J. Evans, El Paso, Illinois. Imprinted in the right-hand corner is the statement: “No Pedigree will be recorded unless the Fee accompanies this blank.”The pedigree is for a cherry red boar, whose sire was Hector and dam was Pawsey, both born in 1896. There are three generations of pigs in this boar’s family tree, with...
Collection — Volume V290
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a record book maintained by the Decatur County, Indiana clerk and recorder to register livestock marks. With entries ranging from 1822 to 1871, the volume records the name of the owner, the description of the marks, and after March 8, 1827 the township of residence.
Collection — Folder S2419
Scope and Contents This collection includes a mimographed copy of "A Hog Drive to Evansville, 1879," a narrative by Elmer E. Elliott of his experience helping drive a herd of 140 hogs from New Harmony, Indiana to Evansville when he was fourteen years old. Elliott's account was transcribed from a magnetic tape recording of an interview conducted at his home in New Harmony on December 28, 1959. The typewritten transcription was completed in 1960 by Elliott A. Riggs for the Ohio Valley Folk Research Project of the...
Scope and Contents This collection includes administrative records, correspondence, financial records, publications, and realia from Chester Parker in Indianapolis ranging from 1947 to 1951 regarding International Dairy Exposition Inc. Notable items include a page listing Wendell L. Willkie's wife as the chairman of the Women's National Advisory Committee in 1950, catalogs of entries for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd annual exposition, ticket passes, stickers, and flags.
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of business correspondence between Joseph Cunningham and his clients. Some of the more recurrent of his business correspondents were Morris Printing Company, printers of the Swine Breeders Journal, J. B. Luyster, Lloyd Mugg, C.M. Dayton, C.S. William and Sons, and S. B. Wenger. The correspondence discusses the sale of Poland China Swine and Plymouth Rock Poultry eggs, including prices and pedigrees of the hogs. Some of the letters...