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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photocopied documents from Alexis Coquillard (1795-1855) in South Bend, Indiana ranging from 1795-1840 regarding business matters, contracts and lists of merchandise, an original diary from Alexis Coquillard (1825-1890) in 1849 written on a journey to California in 1849, and typed stories as told to Mary C. Coquillard regarding pioneers.
Dates: 1795-1849; undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, official records, newspaper articles, program listings and notices, membership proposals, and yearbooks from members of the Century Club in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1889 to 1935 regarding club organization, membership, duties and activities of members.
Collection — Folder S1122
Scope and Contents This 14-page manuscript was typed by Bessie Keeraan Roberts, 1012 Loree Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1940. She copied articles from the Fort Wayne Sentinel for 1902 about the old Wabash and Erie Canal and life in the early days of Fort Wayne, as her grandfather, Alex C. Comparet (1828-1921), remembered. One section is about the old fort, "on a high embankment of the Maumee overlooking the Indians across the river..."In the section entitled "Famous Boats," Mr. Comparet wrote: "The...
Collection — Folder S1124
Scope and Contents This paper was written by Donald B. Roberts for his Social Science Course No. 598.1, under Doctor Lester F. Schmidt at Ball State Teachers College, and submitted November 18, 1964. The paper is entitled: "Why Were They There? A Study of the Soldiers within the 75th Regiment of Indiana Infantry Volunteers from Roanoke to Chickamauga." The article has seven chapters, two appendixes, and five maps. Amid the narrative, Mr. Roberts reprints some of the forty-three letters which Uriah sent to his...
Collection — Folder S261
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written and typed papers by Howard Walton Clark, which were written in 1927 and donated in 1948. Four articles are entitled "Utricularia Inflata in California, with Some General Remarks Concerning the Bladderworts." Three of the articles are hand-written and one is typed. A one-page hand-written article is entitled "A Study of Fresh-Water Pearls, Part I, Field Investigation." A two-page, hand-written letter dated March 26, addressed to Barton Warren Evermann,...
Collection — Folder S0595
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ida Husted Harper's manuscript, The Associated Work of the Women of Indiana. The handwritten manuscript is 140 pages long and contains 45 chapters that relate information and statistics regarding the many missionary societies, temperance unions, literary clubs, and other organizations managed by women in Indiana up to April 1893. The collection also includes a letter sent by Mrs. Harper to Ed Hawkins regarding the publishing of her...
Collection — Folder S1609
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a handwritten periodical entitled, Literary Thresher, volume 1, issue 1, from Walnut Ridge, Rush County, Indiana presumably during the late 1800s, regarding literary critique and interests, purchase of the periodical, editorials, and the reasoning behind the publication's name.
Dates: circa 1875?
Collection — Folder S1236
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written book reviews, biographies, and miscellaneous drafts from Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane in Indianapolis ranging from 1896 to 1911 regarding various books, clubs, and people.