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Business enterprises

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Marion County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2365
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1867 to 1990. The collection is organized into several categories Folder 1 includes churches and religion, colleges and institutions, government buildings, Indianapolis buildings, and manufacturing. Folder 2 contains advertisements and letterheads, clubs and organizations, Foster Hall, Indianapolis homes, Indianapolis scenes, and miscellaneous. Much of the collection consists of prints, advertisements and...
Dates: 1867-1990

Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, Allison Branch collection

 Collection — Folder S2307
Identifier: S2307
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items ranging from 1946 to 2011 from the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust/Allison Branch archives of Indianapolis, Indiana. The items include a "Fact Sheet" about the Allison Gas Turbine Division, General Motors Corporation, a copy of "History of Allison Engine School Locations," and a copy of "Allison - The Man, the Name, the Tradition," a history of the Indianapolis operations, all from the 1980s; a copy of "James A. Allison Story," an undated two-page biography; a...
Dates: 1946-2011

Samuel Merrill collection

Identifier: L106
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Samuel Merrill’s Civil War papers, including his letters to his wife and sister in Indianapolis from Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina (1862-1865). Also included are his war diary (1863), orders, clothing and equipment records, as well as other official military papers (1862-1865). The collection also contains business papers of Merrill and his family (1850-circa 1900), including papers of his father, essays on Indiana’s state capitals, and...
Dates: 1850-1924

Schofield family account book

 Collection — Volume V386
Identifier: V386
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book kept by members of the Schofield family of Marion County, Indiana containing entries dating from 1836 to 1868. The accounts kept in the book indicate the operation of a general store dealing primarily in groceries, dry goods, clothing, and occasional sales of hardware. It appears to have been a frequent practice for customers to work off their bills and when this occured, the hourly wage and hours worked were recorded. The account book also includes...
Dates: 1836-1868

Stenotype Company photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP028
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Stenograph Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1913 to 1919 regarding the company's workers, equipment, and factory in Mars Hill, workers engaged in munitions manufacturing during World War I, residential homes on a street, and a banquet hosted by the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce for transportation commissions on October 16, 1919.Eight panoramic and one oversize photographs from the collection are located in an...
Dates: circa 1913-1919

The Indiana Manufacturing Company letter

 Collection — Folder S2345
Identifier: S2345
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter sent by the Indiana Manufacturing Company of Peru, Indiana to Alexander and Howell, a hardware store located in Dixon, Illinois. Dated May 20, 1876, the letter promotes the company's "Champion Corn Sheller" and is signed by Indiana Manufacturing Company treasurer B. E. Stockwell.
Dates: 1876/05/20

"The Standard Vehicle Company of Lawrenceburg, Indiana" historical sketch

 Collection — Folder S2401
Identifier: S2401
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of "The Standard Vehicle Company of Lawrenceburg, Indiana," a historical sketch written circa 1960 about the buggy manufacturer that once operated in Dearborn County. The 9-page history includes a title page with Harriet Fox's signature at the bottom, presumably the author of the sketch; a bibliography page titled "Biography"; and photographs and clippings.
Dates: circa 1960

White Water Valley Turnpike Company record book

 File — Folder S0999
Identifier: S0999
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a record book of the White Water Valley Turnpike Company located in Franklin County, Indiana. The record book includes entries ranging from 1867 to 1880 regarding the purchase of the turnpike in 1867; the company's articles of association and bylaws; lists of stockholders and the number of shares owned; board minutes; and accounts and gate receipts.
Dates: 1867-1880

Yountsville and Alamo Turnpike Company collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1966
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 versions of the articles of association of the Yountsville and Alamo Turnpike Company dated April 24, 1876.
Dates: 1876/04/24