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Fur trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

American Fur Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: L184
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,...
Dates: 1831-1849

Bartlett Brown certificate

 Collection — Folder S2532
Identifier: S2532
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 1819 certificate for a wolf scalp. The certificate originated from the State of Indiana by the clerk in Jennings County, James [Stott], to certify that Brown killed a wolf and produced its scalp as proof. The state paid $2.00 to Brown.
Dates: 1819

Collection of Indian trade licenses

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2968
Scope and Contents The collection contains photostats of trade licenses, oaths, and bonds in manuscript and printed form, in French and English, and lists of licenses granted for the years 1766 to 1790. These photostats were made by the Minnesota Historical Society in 1925 from negatives received from the Canadian Archives and from negatives in the possession of Professor Wayne E. Stevens of Dartmouth College. The materials document the British and French trade in the Ohio Valley.
Dates: circa 1925

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Dates: 1818-1889

George W. Ewing letters

 Collection — Folder S1825
Identifier: S1825
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by George Washington Ewing to Byrum D. Miner of Fort Wayne, Indiana regarding the sale of furs and skins, William G. Ewing's estate, and other legal matters (1855-1856). The collection also includes a November 29, 1849 bill from Brown's Hotel in Washington, D.C. and three letters sent by Lucinda Smith of Evansville, Indiana to Ewing and Miner regarding the collection of rent from the government for cattle and stables kept on property presumably owned...
Dates: 1849-1865

H. G. Young advertising card

 Collection — Folder S1789
Identifier: S1789
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one advertising card for H. G. Young’s business dealing in hides, tallow, pelts and furs. The card appears to be soliciting different materials for his business, which is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The card is from 1894 and is addressed to a Mr. John Markert (?) in Newton.
Dates: 1894

Historic documents and sites lantern slides

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides mostly created by W. H. Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1897 to circa 1916 regarding early Indiana history, including historic sites at Vincennes, New Harmony, and the state capitols, as well as the Indiana centennial. Many of the slides depict historical documents relating to early European settlement of the Northwest Territory and portraits of prominent Hoosier individuals. It is possible these slides were used for...
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1916

Hyacinth Lasselle family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L127
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and business papers of the Hyacinth Lasselle family, and papers of a number of Vincennes families connected with the Lasselles through family or business relations, including the French merchants, Francis Bosseron and Antoine Marchal. The Hyacinth Lasselle papers include his account books (1798-1843); receipts, contracts, land documents, and other legal and business documents from Vincennes and Logansport (1796-1843); business correspondence, primarily...
Dates: 1713-1904

Joseph Bailly collection

 Collection
Identifier: L005
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Joseph Bailly's accounts, financial journals, and record books of his fur trade business in Indiana and Michigan ranging from 1789 to 1847. Also included are business correspondence (1800-1801), letters and other papers relating to the settlement of his estate (1836), as well as account books from the Chicago and Lake Superior Mining Company (1846-1847). The collection also contains various photographs and post cards of the family other locations.
Dates: 1789-1847

Paul C. Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: L124
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed articles written by Paul C. Phillips; typed and signed and autographed and signed correspondence; book reviews; and photographs and prints from various people in the United States ranging from 1908 to 1964 and undated, regarding historical subjects and books.
Dates: 1908-1964