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Family history

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 179 Collections and/or Records:

Indianapolis Public Library Hilton U. Brown Branch oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: OH008
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Dates: 1978-1987

Ira and Albert Hubbard papers

 Collection — Folder S692
Identifier: S0692
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Albert, Gertie [Gertrude], Ira, Leslie, and Mary Hubbard in Gering, Nebraska ranging from 1890 to 1893 regarding family matters and daily life.
Dates: 1890-1893

Isaac Newton McMillan collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0899
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat correspondence, certificates, and newspaper clippings relating to the McMillan family ranging from 1860 to 1874 relating to Civil War experiences and family matters.
Dates: 1860-1874

James F. Simpson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L355
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written correspondence, newspaper clippings, real estate and insurance papers, photographs, family history, and account books from James F. Simpson ranging from 1810 to 1942, regarding life, business, Switzerland County, and Civil War veterans, pensions, battles, and reunions. Notable items include barbed wire from Fort Pompelle in France and 6th Indiana regiment flag fragments.
Dates: 1810-1942

James M. Guthrie collection

 Collection — Folder S1887
Identifier: S1887
Scope and Contents The collection includes a family history of some of the first settlers of Lawrence County, Indiana beginning with John and Daniel Guthrie and their brothers-in-law, Jacob and William Flinn. The history begins with their move to Kentucky in 1809, followed quickly by their move into Indiana in 1811. The history discusses the construction of their settlement, Leesville, and includes a description of a Pottawatomie Indian raid which was the only major Indian conflict in the county. During the raid...
Dates: 1967

James O. Leas letters

 Collection — Folder S2681
Identifier: S2681
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters written from Eaten to “My Dear Children.” The letters, dated January 30, 1864 and March 27, 1865, discuss family news and health.

The letters reference Ella, Call Vandoren, Al Hubbard, Mitchell Walters, Kate Staggs, Aunt Elize, Hope Redman, Margaret Bruce, and George.
Dates: 1864-1865

James S. Terwilliger collection

 Collection — Folder S1295
Identifier: S1295
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of letters and papers regarding James S. Terwilliger in Indiana, Ohio and Arkansas, ranging from 1838 to 1890, regarding family life and business concerns.
Dates: 1838-1890

Janice Musselman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1003
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of poems, songs, scriptures and corrrespondence of the Mallery, Sallee, and Emmons families (1834 -1892). Several letters are written by Moses E. Sallee while he was with Company L, Indiana 8th Cavalry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Also included is the account book of J.M. Mallery of Noblesville, Indiana is (1835-1858). Some of the photocopies are illegible.
Dates: 1834-1892, undated

John Englebrecht Bruns collection

 Collection — Folder S2515
Identifier: S2515
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eleven letters written to and from Paul H. Bruns between July 27 and August 9, 1977, documenting his efforts to find records on his father, John Englebrecht Bruns, particulary his arrival in the U.S., his activities, and acquisition of citizenship. The letters have information about Paul's mother, Sonora Smith, her father, her sister Adeline, and her brothers, Lyman and James.
Dates: 1977

John Hamilton biography

 Collection — Folder S0576
Identifier: S0576
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten biography of John Hamilton by his great-granddaughter, Mayme Jacobs (circa 1927). The biography relates brief family history; describes how Hamilton got into the whiskey making business; and describes the movements of General William Henry Harrison's forces from Terre Haute to Prophetstown prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe.
Dates: circa 1927