Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 179 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations collected by local genealogist and historian Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana, ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, U.S. Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records.There is an oversize document, "The Early History of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier, Indiana" by Rev. C. H. Kendall, circa 1908...
Dates: 1839-1972, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains material that Charles N. Thompson collected while researching his wife's family history and includes news clippings, photostat copies and typed abstracts of newspaper articles regarding the Conner and Finch families (1820-1944); photostats of Indiana Acts and United States Senate reports regarding political and legal activities of John and William Conner (1820-1829); letters written by James Garner Finch of Lawrence, Kansas to his "Dear Cousin" (1892-1896); and...
Collection — Folder S274
Scope and Contents The oldest item is a letter written on one folded paper making four pages. Mr. A. Cochel wrote the letter in ink on May 26, 1851, from Diamond Springs, California, to Mrs. C. W. Coffin, to tell her about the death of her husband on May 25. He wrote: "10 days ago, he complained of a griping in his bowels but did not think of anything dangerous until the 2nd day he commenced discharging blood and his bowels very sore and painful at which time he left camp and went to town which is 1/2 or 3/4th of...
Dates: 1851, 1964, 1966
Collection — Folder SP005
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Clara Schroeder Masteller and authors in the United States and in Germany; photographs; greeting cards and postcards; newspaper clippings ranging from 1903 to 1957 regarding family history.
Dates: 1903-1957; undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes deeds and other legal papers; family histories, photographs; greeting cards; notebooks and letters from Comstock, Beers and Hartwell family members in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri ranging from circa 1840 to 1961 regarding legal and family business.
Dates: circa 1840-1961
Scope and Contents This collection includes family documents, newspaper clippings, sheet music and songbooks of the Cornelius family of Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1884 to the 2009. The collection contains genealogical documents of the Cornelius family and correspondence, manuscripts, and paste up items regarding the unpublished book "The Cornelius Story: Four Generations of Printers." The collection also includes promotional cards, recital programs, travel guides, and other documents of Melissa Jane...
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, official and legal documents, photographs and family papers, articles about Cornelius Mayer, and other materials belonging to Mayer ranging from 1628 to 1944 regarding Cornelius Mayer's family, his life and work, including drawing, and family business. There is also heraldic information, complete issues of the publication, Gewerbehalle, a German decorative arts periodical, a German rifle care manual, and a confectioners' recipe...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection comprises primarily photocopies of geneological research notes, photographs, and newspaper clippings from Jean Spigler ranging from 1790 to 2001 regarding family tree members, pertaining to the Batt, Campbell, Culbertson, Kirby, McPheeters, and Spigler families.
Collection — Folder S3109
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typescript family history entitled "Curtis Family History." The history begins in the year 1763 with Lottie Relander's great-great grandfather, who lived in Virginia in the early 1770s, and concludes with the 1870 marriage of Mary Gregg, Lottie Relander's mother, to Charles Relander, an immigrant from Sweden living in Danville, Indiana. Prominent family names mentioned in the history are Curtis, Sanders, Kirkendall, Reed, Ross, King, Stapp, and Relander. The family...