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Personal memoirs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

E. A. Jackson memoir

 Collection — Folder S711
Identifier: S0711
Scope and Contents Nine pages are typed on legal-sized paper. E. A. Jackson begins his narrative with his enlistment in the Confederate Army at Yazoo City, Mississippi, on March 28, 1861, and ends with June 2, 1865 when he reached home. He ends the reminiscence with the question: “Did any Confederate soldier serve longer than that?”Pvt. Jackson tells about taking federal prisoners at Santa Rosa Island, on July 19, 1861. He missed the Battle of Shiloh because he had not reenlisted, after his one-year...
Dates: 1861-1865

Elkanah Watson memoir transcription

 Collection — Folder S1916
Identifier: S1916
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated, handwritten transcription of the last paragraph of chapter 1 and most of chapter 2 of Elkanah Watson's published memoirs Men and Times of the Revolution; or, Memoirs of Elkanah Watson, Including Journals of Travels in Europe and America, from 1777 to 1842, with His Correspondence with Public Men and Reminiscences and Incidents of the Revolution (1856). Written on three sheets of paper, originally folded with 12 sides of text,...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Everette R. Johnson memoir

 Collection — Volume V415
Identifier: V415
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a three ring binder of photographs and typed descriptions of Johnson's Navy experiences during World War II, and the history of the ship, U.S.S. Mizar before, during, and after the War.
Dates: 1941-1945

Faburn E. DeFrantz "To Kathy and David" memoir and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1006
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a typed 152 page memoir by Faburn E. DeFrantz circa 1952. Written for his first two grandchildren, Kathy and David, he relates his early life in Topeka, Kansas and his many experiences while working for the Senate Avenue YMCA in Indianapolis, Indiana. DeFrantz also discusses his stand against the Ku Klux Klan, his opposition to segregation in public schools, segregated housing at state universities, the 'policycrats', and his retirement.
Dates: circa 1952

Frank L. Hiatt "We Who Served" manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1282
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copies of Frank L. Hiatt's manuscript, "We Who Served", in print and on a CD-R sound disc. Compiled in 2008, the family military history was created to honor and remember those of Hiatt's extended family who served the United States in all the branches of the military during the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Iraq War, and during peace time. Hiatt's manuscript contains copies of certificates, correspondence, military documents, news articles, personal...
Dates: 2008

G. Earl Daniels collection

 Collection — Folder S1828
Identifier: S1828
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of several essays written by Rev. G. Earl Daniels, including "Green Apples," printed in a February 1, 1981 publication, "'Double Overtime' or Life After 80" written circa 1985, and "the Miracle of Marriage". The collection also includes a reprint of "When Charles Wesley Preached in Boston," a sermon preached by Rev. Daniels at Christ Church in Boston on September 23, 1973 in observance of the 237th anniversary of the visit of Charles Wesley in 1736.
Dates: 1973-1985

Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: L209
Scope and Contents This collection includes originals and copies of letters, account books, diaries, journals, accounts of life in prison, military records, minutes of organizations, regimental histories, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, and speeches and printed documents such as commencement programs, business and industrial catalogs, broadsides, maps and pamphlets from citizens in Indiana ranging from 1772 to 1967, undated regarding personal and civic life and business activities. Also included are oversize...
Dates: 1772-1967, undated

Isaac N. Winans "Sketches and Incidents of the Mexican War" memoir

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1441
Scope and Contents This colleciton includes 2 sets of photocopies of Isaac N. Winan's memoir regarding his service with Company B, 4th Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican-American War (circa 1880). Written after a "lapse of thirty-three years," Winan's narrative notes the names of many of the men he served with and describes the regiment's marches, travels by steamboat on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and relates other observations regarding the people, places, and events that he saw and experienced during...
Dates: circa 1880, 1971

John Baker memoir

 Collection — Folder OB001-01
Identifier: OB001-01
Dates: circa 1870s

John P. Hetherington memoirs

 Collection — Folder S0647
Identifier: S0647
Scope and Contents This collection includes a memoir from John P. Hetherington in Logansport, Indiana, in 1934 regarding his research and development of x-ray imaging.
Dates: 1934