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Businessmen -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Markle collection

 Collection
Identifier: L099
Scope and Contents Collection contains contracts, receipts, land documents, court papers, legal, and financial documents relating to the business affairs of Abraham Markle (1811–1826). Also included are Photostats of original documents pertaining to Markle, mostly from the National Archives, relating to land grants given to Canadians who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812 (in Vigo County, Indiana). The collection also contains photostats of Vigo County commissioners’ records, justice of the peace...
Dates: 1774-1867

Daniel Bearss collection

 Collection
Identifier: L013
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami Indians (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business and...
Dates: 1830-1902

Emil Dietz correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2764
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and clippings received by Emil Dietz ranging from 1898-1939. The personal correspondence consist of letters thanking Dietz for his donations of books or artwork to local libraries, schools, or individuals, as well as letters from personal friends. The majority of the letters are sent from Frederick Schnell and his wife Wilma Schnelll, who lived in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They discuss book, art and cultural recommendations as well as personal...
Dates: 1898-1939

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 Washington Cross collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0324
Scope and Contents The majority of the items in this collection are small pieces of paper regarding receipts and other financial matters from 1831 to 1857. There are also two small account books of a laundress from 1851 to 1860. The oldest document is a survey of land belonging to Addison Cross in Ross County, Ohio, in 1821. Two documents relate to business matters of a man named Sharon Case.
Dates: 1821-1868

Gibson Teas account book

 Collection — Folder S1290
Identifier: S1290
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a transcription of an account book from Gibson Teas in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana rainging from 1853 to 1856, regarding the activities and correspondence of his business of broom and wood tool manufacturing. The account book was transcribed by R. A. Stubbs of Long Lake, Minnesota.
Dates: 1853-1856

Harry D. Hartley collection

 Collection
Identifier: L273
Scope and Contents The collection includes Hartley’s correspondence and papers regarding his family’s property (1925 – 1940), particularly property in Kokomo, Howard County, which was leased for an A & P grocery store in 1930. Also included is correspondence pertaining to his proposed book on the contributions of Hoosiers to the development of the United States and western civilization (1939 – 1951), and letters relating to an Indianapolis talk given by Arthur E. Morgan on his investigations into the...
Dates: 1925-1951

Hugh Arthur Barnhart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L509
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, periodicals, advertisements, and financial records from Hugh A. Barnhart ranging from 1898 to 1964 regarding his business ventures, his personal life, and his political career. The first series includes papers regarding Barnhart's family life, business ventures, and state government positions. Major topics include family correspondence; World War I correspondence; News-Sentinel newspaper; State Highway Commission;...
Dates: 1863-1964

James H. Luther collection

 Collection
Identifier: L094
Scope and Contents The collection primarily contains Luther family correspondence, including Civil War letters from James H. Luther's three sons while in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Tennessee. Also included are letters from Luther's children working in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota, Colorado, and California, as well as letters written to James’ wife while attempting to establish a business in San Francisco, California (1869–1870). Additional correspondence includes letters from John E. Luther to...
Dates: 1861-1889

John Kline Burgess collection

 Collection
Identifier: L022
Scope and Contents The collection consists of legal documents and letters between a drilling company’s partners and the land lessor. Also included is correspondence with E. G. Cottingham concerning the drilling progress and receipts from drilling company suppliers.
Dates: 1920-1924