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Family history

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 179 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L426
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, and volumes from Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1989 regarding his life and World War I service.This collection contains several issues of the Shortridge Daily Echo and an issue of the Shortridge Weekly Echo ranging in date from 1928 to 1981. Also included are oversize certificates and...
Dates: 1927-1991

G. Harvey Petty papers

 Collection
Identifier: L356
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed family records; official documents; an autograph book and photographs from G. Harvey Petty in Indiana and the United States ranging from 1797 to 1939 regarding family history, and calligraphy and commercially printed material from Petty in Indianapolis, Indiana.

There is also an oversize folder containing certificates, awards, various documents, and signs ranging from 1918 to 1979, undated (OBC054).
Dates: 1797-1979

Garrison family papers

 Collection — Folder S0502
Identifier: S0502
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, receipts, and notes of the Garrison family ranging from 1850-1905. The collection includes a letter and receipt of Jane Boydston (1885-1887) and an undated copy of the Methodist Episcopal Church tract, "The Converted Shipwright".
Dates: 1850-1905

George Capehart day book

 Collection — Folder S0216
Identifier: S0216
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one blank book, measuring 7 ½” wide and 12 ¼” high, and having 122 pages, many of which are blank. The first numbered page is 13. Expense accountings fill most of the written pages. Pages 65, 66, and 67 record family births and deaths.
Dates: 1857-1889

George Knight Hester collection

 Collection — Folder S2185
Identifier: S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorado, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...
Dates: 1851, 1926

George Quincy Wilkinson collection

 Collection — Folder S1933
Identifier: S1933
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied documents regarding George Quincy Wilkinson and his family of Henry County, Indiana. The collection includes a November 30, 1839 contract to teach a "common English school" for three months; a list of children in the classes in 1840 and 1841 and a list of students with the number of days they were sent to school; an undated photograph of Wilkinson; a 1978 one paragraph essay about the Wilkinson farm, the Hog Pen Branch stream and hog butchering; and two...
Dates: 1839-1981

Graham family photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photograph album containing tintypes and cartes de visite from the Graham family in Bedford, Franklin, and Edinburgh, Indiana ranging from circa 1860-circa 1910 depicting members of the families.
Dates: circa 1880-1910

Hadley family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L405
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials from the Hadley, Green, and Johnson families of Hendricks County, Indiana. The bulk of the collection contains receipts for taxes paid by Elias Hadley, dating from 1828 to 1888. Also included is the will of Elias Hadley, dated 1883, as well as statements from relatives that they had received early legacies from his estate. People taking early legacies included M. D. and N. M. Green, David Hadley, John R. and Sophronia Ballard, Hiram Hadley (son of...
Dates: 1828-1901

Harding family letters

 Collection — Folder S3056
Identifier: S3056
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Saburoka Ota and T. Ota written in Japan between the years 1911-1913. The letters discuss their experiences attending a Japanese middle school (including subjects taught and structure by terms) and what activities Japanese boys engaged in during their vacations away from school. Some letters discuss matters of dress, customs, language, and Japanese and American variations in these matters. The significance of the death of the Japanese emperor and the naming...
Dates: 1911-1913; 1989

Harry M. Stoops papers

 Collection
Identifier: L150
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies and photocopies of documents from Harry M. Stoops and others in Brookville, Indiana and elsewhere; manuscripts written by Harry M. Stoops; awards, diplomas, business papers, wills and family histories; greeting cards and newspaper clippings; poetry and songs; and National Recovery Administration placards ranging from 1804 to 1958 regarding family history, property disposal, business information, and miscellaneous.There are also National...
Dates: circa 1750-1958; undated