Indiana -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Charlotte Cathcart collection
Collection — Folder S0241
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a letter from Cathcart to her childhood friend, Helen (Edson) Ennis. Included is a map of the neighborhood in which they grew up (at the intersection of Pennsylvania and 9th Streets, Indianapolis), along with a list of the people who lived in area at the time. The date referenced by the map is unknown.
Elijah Evan Edwards collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of the journal of Elijah Evan Edwards while a student at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) at Greencastle, Indiana. Within the journal, Edwards describes life as a student and the cost, societies, and activities while there.
Rollinson family reminiscences
Collection — Folder S2208
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of "From Indiana to Arkansas by Flatboat, 1873 by Charles Perry Rollison and Party," a reminiscence by Thaddeus W. Rollison and dated March 19, 1937, and "Flatboat Trip from Indiana to Arkansas of William A. Rollison and Party Sunday, June 1, 1873," James Davis Rollison's recollections of his trip written down in the fall of 1906. Along with some family biographical information, the two reminiscences contain descriptions of the flatboats and how they...
Samuel Wells collection
Collection — Folder S1380
Scope and Contents This single typed page includes information about Samuel Wells's trip from his home in Schoolcraft, Michigan, in the fall of 1851, to Louisville, Kentucky. He traveled with his brother. They took the stage to White Pigeon, Michigan, where they got the train for South Bend. They were late arriving because the baggage car was "derailed near Bristol by a cow." In South Bend, people greeted the first passenger train's arrival with bonfires and drums. Riding a new omnibus, they went to the new St....
Dates: circa 1939
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Samuel Wells collection
Simon B. Hadley collection
Collection — Folder S0562
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed transcript of a daily log of miles traveled, expenses, and experiences during a move from “our old habitation” through Martinsville, Indiana from August through September of 1826 to “our own cabin”.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Simon B. Hadley collection
Violett House Hotel register
Collection — Folder S1342
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied pages from the Violett House Hotel register. They list hotel guests from August 4, 1866 through January 1, 1867. Each registrant recorded his/her name, residence, and destination. The signatures and other information are legible. None of the pages are numbered, but dates are given for each new day.