Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles, clippings, manuscripts, books, family papers, awards, and other materials from Myrtie Barker and the Barker family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1907 to 1985 regarding her career as a writer and family life. There is also an oversize folder with a Sagamore of the Wabash award certificate, 1981/01/07; signed card from Indianapolis News staff, undated, and I Am Only...
Collection — Folder S1141
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed manuscript, with handwritten edits, entitled "Echoes" by Oscar Schmidt in Spencer, Indiana regarding a story about narrator Dick Wheeler, who along with several friends, visits the estate home of Mrs. Ellen Gilbert in southern Indiana, presumably in New Harmony. The story provides a detailed narrative of the immigration of George Rapp and his followers from Germany to western Pennsylvania in 1803, and their move to Harmony, Indiana in 1814.
Collection — Folder S1608
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of handwritten minutes of the Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy in Salem, Indiana ranging from January 1, 1865 to May 23, 1867, regarding the literary club's founding and its operations as well as the organization's constitution.
Scope and Contents This collection includes minutes and treasurers' reports; copies of the round table newsletter; letters from Poets' Study Club of Terre Haute and members; bulletins for the Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs; writings by Lillian Robertson Beck and miscellaneous papers and publications in Terre Haute and Crawfordsville, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1939 to 1976 regarding poetry, hymnody and writing.
Collection — Folder S0377
Scope and Contents This single sheet is 8 ½ x 5 ½ inches, typed in blue ink, on imprinted paper thus: “Office of S. A. Drake, Expert Examiner, Forged and Disputed Handwriting, 423 Columbia St., LaFayette, Ind.” The letter is dated April 27, 1904, and is addressed to Mr. H. W. Alexander, an attorney in Vincennes, Indiana. Mr. Drake informs Mr. Alexander that he is “professionally prepared to make examination of forged and disputed handwriting.” He assures the attorney in Vincennes that he can furnish references...
Collection — Folder S1352
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, both photocopies as well as four original letters from Susan Wallace ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding the U.S. Civil War, family life, her husband's writing career, and politics. There are also a hand-written biography of Susan E. Wallace, beginning with her birth in 1830, and continuing through 1874 and two newspaper clippings, one from The Inter Ocean (undated) and one labeled Triple...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes 25 manuscripts of articles written by Thomas Mills Carter for his column "It Takes All Kinds," published in the Bulletin of American Historical Collection, a quarterly periodical was published by the American Association of the Philippines. There are also two issues of the Bulletin from October, 1977 (vol. 5, no. 4) and January-March, 1978 (vol. 6, no.1). The articles offer character sketches and vignettes of American culture during the late 1940s and early 1950s. There...
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of family letters written during and just after World War I, including letters from his son, Harney W. Stover, while he was stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station (July-October 1918) and in France and New York (November 1918-January 1919); from his nephew, Daniel Stover, a lawyer with the Judge Advocate’s Office in France (1918); and his nephew, Harney B. Stover, an officer in the Field Artillery in France (1918). Also included are writings by...
Collection — Folder S0341
Scope and Contents This collection includes 5 items from Virgil Davis in Indiana ranging from 1803 to 1967, which consist of a notebook listing the deceased in Bethlehem Cemetery, people registered and not registered to vote, Baptist churches in Franklin County, Indiana, and participants in a speaker's bureau (circa 1803-1935); a program for a Jubilee meeting of Harmony Church (May 26, 1887); a binder entitled "Showalter Articles, American Legion History, Other Term Papers" containing U.S. history term papers...
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Wheeler Thornton's manuscript for a book of political documents, principally from 19th century America; his manuscript of a biography of early Indiana jurist Isaac Blackford; articles on the judicial system of Indiana and the Northwest Territory; an essay on French General Michel Ney in America; correspondence regarding politics and his legal and historical writings (1871-1903) and regarding Judge Blackford (1930-1931); and a copy of ...
Dates: 1877-1931, circa 2005