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Family history

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:

Winfield Taylor Durbin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0393
Scope and Contents This collection includes an enlistment certificate, correspondence, a family history, and a biography from Winfield Taylor Durbin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1954.The oldest document in this collection is an 1899 certificate regarding the enlistment of Winfield T. Durbin as colonel of the 161st Indiana Volunteer Regiment on June 18, 1898 to serve for two years during the war. On April 11, 1903, Governor Durbin wrote to a colonel about the dedication of...
Dates: 1899-1954

Winifred Armstrong speech

 Collection — Folder S0034
Identifier: S0034
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed copy of a paper by Winifred Scott read at the Indiana Historical Society on April 18, 1971. The paper traces the Armstrong family history beginning with her great grandfather, James Armstrong, in 1821.
Dates: 1971

Winifred L. Henninger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2255
Scope and Contents The collection contains primarily personal letters exchanged between Winifred L. Henninger and the Nelson family of Jefferson County, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1933, concerning their family history and original settlement there. There is also a Civil War-era letter written by Clara Nelson to a Union soldier stationed at Camp Morton in Indianapolis. Other documents include a program for a Sunday School convention of the Second District Marion County Sunday School Association at the Hall...
Dates: 1877-1913

World War II history student project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: OH042
Scope and Contents This collection contains 22 oral history interview transcripts and their accompanying audiovisual tapes with people who lived during World War II, conducted by students who were often related to the interviewees, in April, 1990, regarding their experiences during the war.
Dates: 1990 April

Wylie J. Daniels collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3256
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and documents ranging from 1860 to 1947 that Wylie J. Daniels received from government agencies, historical societies, libraries, relatives and others in response to his requests for information regarding his family history. The collection includes the last will and testament of Ruth M Paull (December 20, 1866); a typewritten copy of a 1909 application for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution by Abbie Bruce Markee, a descendent of...
Dates: 1860-1947

Yandes family papers

 Collection — Folder S1479
Identifier: S1479
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from the Yandes family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, and Cuba ranging from 1833 to 1891 regarding local and family news, women's education, business, the Indiana State House, national and local politics, and the Civil War. Mary Yandes' letter to Ann Hampson on July 15, 1837 mentions Zerelda Gray Sanders' marriage to Governor David Wallace of Indiana (one year prior). There are also trade cards for Yandes family businesses in Indianapolis, Indiana, two blank greeting...
Dates: 1833-1891

Zerilla L. Kimberling collection

 Collection — Folder S2361
Identifier: S2361
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Zerilla L. Kimberling written in the 1878 purchasers' pass book, "Leading Business Firms of Shelbyville, Ind." The diary entries mention the weather, church activities, and her paternal grandparents' genealogy and range from 1879 to 1881. The collection also includes photocopies of letters to Zerilla and her sister, Estella, and range from 1883 to 1905. The bulk of the letters were written to Zerilla from her friend, Iva Rice Beard, and discuss love,...
Dates: 1883-1904