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Biographical sketches

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Alida E. Morris letter

 Collection — Folder S0987
Identifier: S0987
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Alida E. Morris to the Indiana State Library on June 13, 1944, concerning biographies of Hoosier pioneer women teachers and a newspaper article about the biographies.
Dates: 1944

Bert E. Woodbury collection

 Collection — Folder S1452
Identifier: S1452
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of chapters 20 through 43 of the typewritten manuscript “A History of Union City” by Bert E. Woodbury. Written from October 1935 to April 1936, the history relates information regarding the early settlement of the area and has biographical sketches of a number of early residents of the community, including Jeremiah Smith, Oliver H. Smith, Dr. Joel N. Converse, Simon Branham, William Anderson, Seth Hoke, John Koontz, Alfred Lenox, Abraham Hoke, William Marsh,...
Dates: 1935-1936

Chic Jackson collection

 Collection — Folder S710
Identifier: S0710
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 prints of Chic Jackson’s "Roger Bean" comic strip released by the George Matthew Adams Service on June 29 and 30, 1928, a pen and ink drawing of his characters Woody and Yank (1922), a drawing of “Golduh the Maid” created for Arcada S. Balz, a friend who later became the first woman to serve in the Indiana Senate (circa 1920s), and a typed biographical sketch of Jackson that was sent to Miss Esther McNitt, a librarian at the Indiana State Library, on November 4, 1933....
Dates: 1922-1933

Collection on Isaac Wilson and early Indianapolis settlers

 Collection — Folder S2970
Identifier: S2970
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of research done on the personal and military history of Isaac Wilson, an early settler of Indianapolis. The research was done primarily by staff at the Indiana State Library. There is also correspondence from the grandson of Isaac Wilson. Other subjects of biographical sketches include James Linton, Mrs. John Maxwell, and Daniel Shaffer.
Dates: 1930-1931

Donald E. Thompson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L464
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and biographical documents compiled by Donald Thompson for use as sources for the publication of Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1917-1966 and Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1967-1980. The correspondence and documents range from 1960 to 1987, with the bulk received between 1970 and 1980. The correspondence and documents came from the authors, their families, libraries, universities, and...
Dates: 1960-1991

Goolsbury Rogers copybook

 Collection — Folder S1808
Identifier: S1808
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a copybook owned by Goolsbury Rogers containing entries ranging from 1837 to 1878 and 1971. The bulk of the copybook contains rules, applications and examples of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and instructions on how to use these arithmetic operations to solve a variety of problems, such as how to figure "Federal" money and English money and how to determine various weights and measures. The book was used by other family members...
Dates: 1837-1860, 1971-circa 1980s

Herbert Milton Woollen biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S1455
Identifier: S1455
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a typewritten draft of the biographical sketch of Dr. Herbert Milton Woollen created by the Citizens Historical Association and dated June 1934. Along with information about Dr. Woollen, the three page sketch also traces his family back several generations and has biographical information regarding a number of his ancestors, including Richard Woollen, Leonard Woollen, Milton Woollen, Sarah (Black) Woollen, Joshua Black, Milton Asbury and Ida (Baird)...
Dates: 1934 June

James Wilson biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S1850
Identifier: S1850
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page typewritten transcription made from page 174 of the book, Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Vol 6 that was published in 1824. Transcribed on November 5, 1949 by H.P. (Homer Philip) Rogers of Pendleton, Oregon, the biographical sketch provides information about James Wilson's first wife, Rachel Bird, his second wife, Hannah Gray, and his seven children.
Dates: 1824, 1949

Joseph Edward Haub diary

 Collection — Folder S2814
Identifier: S2814
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Joseph Edward Haub, with entries ranging from 1901 to 1936. The early entries are written in German and the back of the diary contains addresses and biographical information about family and friends written by his wife, Katherine, in English.
Dates: 1901-1936

Joshua Reed and Lura Maria Giddings collection

 Collection
Identifier: L332
Scope and Contents The collection includes Joshua Giddings' letters to his daughter, wife, and other members of his family, written from Washington, D. C. (1840-1858) and Montreal, Canada (1862-1864), journals and diaries of Lura Maria Giddings (1858-1870), Lura's biography of her father, the memoirs of Joshua Giddings, and family photographs.
Dates: 1799-1870