Fort Benjamin Harrison (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album with snapshots from Claude Mason in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1901 to 1914 and undated regarding his day-to-day life, family, friends, holidays, recreational activities, and various sites concerning his work as a civil engineer. There is also an envelope with loose photographs from the album.
Dates: 1901-1914, undated
Collection — Folder S1878
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters from the collection of J. T. Scovell of Terre Haute. Ranging from 1900 to 1912. The letters were written by descendents of men associated with Fort Harrison: Joseph Liston, Maj. John T. Chunn, and Maj. William Bruce. The collection also includes photocopies of undated documents related to Fort Harrison: a brief family history of the Joseph Richarson family; a paper about the Old Indiana Trail from Post Vincennes to Fort Harrison written by Lida...
Dates: 1900-1912, undated
Collection — Folder S1540
Scope and Contents Two typed documents are in this collection. A five-page manuscript is entitled "How I Found Quiatenon" by Wilson Smith. He tells of "historical personages" who recorded information about the location of the fort beginning in 1718, and how he located the site of the old fort. The second paper is only two pages, and is entitled: "The Old Fort, A Copy of the Original Order Transferring the Troops from Fort Knox to Fort Harrison. A Short Sketch of the Life of Major Chunn, Commander of...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a framed Taiwanese flag with text and the U.S. Army Finance School crest given to the State of Indiana by Major General S. Y. Wang, class commander in the Republic of China's army, on September 28, 1959 "for the courtesies extended to the Special Chinese Armed Forces Financial Management Class" of the U.S. Army Finance School at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 75 letters written by Harold Wilson Scott to his parents during World War I describing where he is stationed in Europe, his duties, and plans for work following discharge as well as other aspects of military life during the Great War. Also included are photographs, postcards, two World War I helmets, a German gas mask, military spurs and belt. Items in collection range in date from 1917 to 1931.
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two scrapbooks created by Oran Perry while he was Indiana Adjutant General ranging from 1907-1909. Included within the scrapbooks are newspaper clippings, correspondence and photographs detailing the Indiana National Guard, Camp Benjamin Harrison; calls to archive Indiana military records; construction and dedication of the Oliver P. Morton monument located on the east side of the Indiana Statehouse; Tell City strike (1907); Muncie, Indiana street car riots (1908);...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes panoramic photographs in a photogrpah album by: Moorefield, Bretzman, W. L. Dalbey Photography Company, Wallace, Pierce, Bass Photography Company, and William A. Swift. Photographs include the following subjects: Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, 1st Contingent in front of the Vocational Training Detachment National Army Headquarters; Soldiers at Fort Benjamin Harrison, entertained by Catholic women of Indianapolis at the Knights of Columbus Club House.;...
Collection — Folder OBF024
Scope and Contents This collection includes 10 black-and-white panoramic photographs in the United States ranging from 1906 to 1942 regarding multiple military units from the United States Army and National Guard, including a 1906 Fort Benjamin Harrison encampment in Indianapolis; Battery C, 325th Field Artillery at Camp Zachary Taylor, Kentucky (November 1917); Headquarters Company, 137th Field Artillery at Camp Shelby, Mississippi (March 7, 1918); 2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment, Indiana Liberty Guard (September...