Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Advertising cards and ephemera collection
Collection — Folder S3117
Scope and Contents This collection includes advertising cards, tickets, calling cards, a postcard, and pamphlets from various businesse enterprises and organizations in Indianapolis, Indiana and New York, New York, ranging from circa 1860 to 1935 regarding products such as tonics and curatives, soap, coffee, and tickets to fairs and sporting, club, and public speaking events. Many of the cards appear to have been removed from a scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1860-1935
Bluffton-Wells County Public Library oral history transcripts
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history transcripts of interviews with five members of the Bluffton, Indiana community by Barbara Elliott for the Bluffton-Wells County Public Library in 1976. The people interivewed were Samuel Aeschliman, Sr., Harold Caylor, John H. Edris, Sr., R. N. Fitzpatrick, and James W. Stogdill.
Evans W. Cottman manuscripts
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three autobiographical typescripts of Evans W. Cottman, two of which were later published. Cottman's "Green Cross Doctuh" was published in 1963 as "Out Island Doctor", and his work, "Early Twentieth Century Irvington" was published as "Oh Little Town of Irvington" in 1990.
John P. Hetherington memoirs
Collection — Folder 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.
Joseph W. Bates collection
Collection — Folder S0078
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a handwritten ledger of patients’ names and amounts owed, beginning date April 2, 1883 at Broad Ripple, Indiana, with entries ending Oct. 31, 1885. There are various newspaper clippings and other papers inserted between pages, including a gas bill for J. A. Bates, dated July 1, 1890.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph W. Bates collection
Josephine Long prescription book
Collection — Folder S2621
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a small, 164-page ledger book from Josephine L. Morris in Rockville, Indiana, dated January 20, 1879. The first 38 pages contain remedies for various health problems, such as: “For Rhumitisem” on page 20; “For Broncal trouble or cough” on page 21; and “To relieve cloudy condition in urine” on page 24. It also contains two advertisement clippings, one for Jeculin made by the Upjohn Company, and one for Parke-Davis Haliver Oil. From page 95 through the inside back cover,...
Levi Gustin account book
Collection — Folder S2407
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book used by Dr. Levi Gustin of Indianapolis, Indiana. Ranging from 1859 to 1864, entries include patient name, date of treatment, condition treated and the amount charged. The book was also used as a scrapbook to hold various recipes that were clipped from newspapers and pasted onto the pages. A large number of the account entries are obscured by the clippings and by water damage. At some time previously, an unsuccessful attempt was made to remove the...
Dates: 1859-1864, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Levi Gustin account book
Mildred Dixon Harrod collection
Collection — Folder S2901
Scope and Contents The collection includes 30 items, including original patent medicine advertisements, including catarrhal symptoms, for miscellaneous health care issues (circa 1884-1926), miscellaneous correspondence to Mildred Dixon Harrod, and one advertisement for Epworth Concert Grand pianos (undated).
Vincennes Medical Society records
Collection — Volume V425
Scope and Contents This collection contains the constitution, bylaws, minutes, and a record of membership dues of the Vincennes Medical Society.
Wayne County Medical Society collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains four record books of the Wayne County Medical Society (1864-1930). The books contain the constitution and bylaws of the society and minutes of the society's meetings. The minutes record the papers on medical topics delivered at meetings; summaries of the papers and discussions; reports on society business; and lists of members. The collection also includes an account book (1888-1900) that records dues by members and monetary transactions; miscellaneous correspondence,...