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Bloomington (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Henry Lester Smith collection

 Collection — Folder S1204
Identifier: S1204
Scope and Contents Dr. J. N. Hurty, Pharmacy Department Secretary of the Indiana State Board of Health in Indianapolis, wrote to Mrs. H. L. Smith, Bloomington, Indiana, on April 5, 1918. He told Mrs. Smith that the "only way in which you can secure a census of the children under 5 years of age is to actually take such a census." He suggested that high school boys and girls be enlisted for this survey of homes to determine children from birth to age five. He told her that their office only recorded births and...
Dates: 1918

Paper currency collection

Identifier: L393
Scope and Contents This collection contains fractional currency, interest bearing notes, and other forms of paper currency of various denominations, ranging from 1807 to 1863). The bulk of the collection contains state bank notes, both circulated and uncirculated, from Indiana during the "Free Banking Era" (1837-1863). The collection also includes bank notes from Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1835-1863); United States issued currency (1830-1863); a certificate of deposit...
Dates: 1807-1949, undated

Pering and Carter families collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1052
Scope and Contents The collection includes Alfred Pering's correspondence with his fiancée, Eda Carter, while he was in Salem and she was in Bloomington (1852-1953); his letters while he was traveling to Louisville, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City (1869); land documents of the Pering and Carter families in Monroe and Washington counties (1821-ca. 1900); newspaper clippings (1829-1920); other family and business letters; and transcripts of letters written by Pering’s father, Cornelius Pering, from Bloomington to...
Dates: 1821-1920

Public Service Company of Indiana broadsides

Identifier: B091
Scope and Contents This collection includes broadsides (series 85, 87-98, 100, 109) from Public Service Company of Indiana in Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1956 and undated, regarding the company's activities and sights and scenes of interest around Indiana.
Dates: 1955-1956, undated

Ratliff Boon letter

 Collection — Folder S1677
Identifier: S1677
Scope and Contents This collection includes two items: an original handwritten letter contained inside an envelope from Ratliff Boon, addressed to Indiana Governor James Ray on January 15, 1826, concerning arms for militia units at Bloomington and New Harmony, Indiana. Also included is a photocopy of the letter.
Dates: 1826/01/15

Samuel A. Smith collection

 Collection — Folder S1211
Identifier: S1211
Scope and Contents This collection includes business papers from Samuel A. Smith in Monroe and Orange counties, Indiana ranging from 1841 to 1902, including correspondence with business associates in Louisiana and indentures and other documents concerning properties in Indiana.
Dates: 1841-1902

Unidentified student photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P042
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photograph album belonging to an unidentified young woman from Indiana ranging from circa 1913 to 1926 and undated, depicting her and her friends and family; activities, buildings, and graduations for Jackson High School in Greentown, Indiana, possibly Union City High School, Oxford College for Women, and Indiana Central College; recreation near the Mississinewa River and various lakes and natural places; and weddings.
Dates: circa 1913-1926, undated

Walker family collection

Identifier: L369
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, various documents, photographs, and memorabilia from the Walker family of New Albany, Indiana. The collection contains Francis Walker's Clermont (Ohio) Academy writings; his and his wife Mary's family correspondence (1851-1913); his correspondence from other Methodist ministers and DePauw University officials (1860s-1910); his and Mary's writings (1848-1901); and some letters and documents of his father, James Walker (1820-1837). The bulk of...
Dates: 1820-1988, undated