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Biographical sketches

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 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.

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,...

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....

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.

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...

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)...

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.

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.

Martin Theis biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S2548
Identifier: S2548
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one page biographical sketch of Martin Theis handwritten by his niece Gertrude M. Soliday, daughter of his older brother Nicholas (circa 1960s). Her sketch relates information about Martin told to her by his daughter Lilly.

Origen Thomson biographical sketch

 Collection — Folder S1309
Identifier: S1309
Scope and Contents This single typed paper gives a short biography of Origen Thomson (1829-1882), who followed several career paths. He attended Decatur County Seminary and Hanover College. From 1850-1852, he studied medicine with Dr. Moody. Origen lived in Oregon for six years in the 1850s. He and his brother Orville published the Hoosier State newspaper in Lawrenceburg from 1858-1860. He was a surveyor for railroads and involved in the stone quarry business in Greensburg. Mr. Thomson was a Presbyterian.