Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Miller letters
Collection — Folder S954
Scope and Contents The collection contains two handwritten letters from 1845 as well as transcripts typed in 1969. These letters contain topics such as disease, farming, mutual family and friends, and steamboat travel. The collection's two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Abraham Miller letters
Anna E. Kruger papers
Collection — Folder S0791
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an essay about William Bratton, a member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and later resident of Waynetown, Indiana, written by his great-granddaughter, Maud Bratton Chesterson, and read at the Daughters of 1812 meeting at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1931. The research for Mrs. Chesterson's article was done by Anna Kruger and the collection contains photocopies of Anna's essay on William Bratton (ca. 1930s) as well as her essay on the history of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Anna E. Kruger papers
Barbara Anderson papers
Collection — Folder S2552
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book from J.T. Anderson in Bloomington, Indiana ranging from 1911 to 1929 regarding the disposition of his mother Barbara's estate; 2 copies of a typed obituary for his sister, Emily Catherine Anderson Knox on 1929/01/16; a photograph of a young girl and seven pages of song lyrics.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Barbara Anderson papers
Blackford County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Blackford County, Indiana, including Cecil Beeson, Sr.’s February 1961 typewritten transcription of the record of indictment against Noah Foreman for the murder of Albert Whitacre in December 1865, his transcription of a July 12, 1915 article from the The Evening News of Hartford City that reprinted a history of Blackford County that was read by John Noonan at the city's Fourth of July celebration in 1876, and...
Dates: 1888-circa 1989, undated
Bradley family photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP012
Scope and Contents This collection includes card photographs from the Bradley family in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1880 to 1953 depicting men, women, and children of the Bradley, Van Scyoc, and Shackelford families. There is also an obituary for H. Guy Bradley from 1953.
Dates: circa 1880-1953
Christian Theological Seminary collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes sermons, survey responses, an obituary, a minister's biography and last words and miscellaneous items from Christian Theological Seminary, Anna Stevens and others in Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1935 and undated regarding Biblical scripture, biographies and religious courses in colleges and universities.
Dates: 1864-1935, undated
Covington, Indiana funeral notices
Collection — Folder S2026
Scope and Contents The eight funeral notices were found by Mrs. D. D. Harris of New York City. All announcements took place in Covington, Indiana.
Erma Cox papers
Collection — Folder S304
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, typed and autographed documents from Erma Cox, Celetina Phelps and others in Martinsville, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 1959 regarding Martinsville, Morgan County and United States history and poetry.
Dates: 1889-1959, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Erma Cox papers
Florence Doty collection
Collection — Folder S2164
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the April 23, 1942 issue of The Pellet Press (Vol. 2, no. 15), a weekly paper published by the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant that was located in LaPorte County, Indiana. The front page of the newspaper has an article regarding a “Slogan Contest” and includes a photograph of Florence Doty as one of the four winners. The collection also includes a 1939 newspaper clipping of an obituary for Mrs. A. J. (Jennie) Douglas, the mother of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Florence Doty collection
George Ade collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the life and work of George Ade ranging from 1928 to 1944, such as his correspondence with Esther McNitt, Cyril Clemens, Hazel B. Warren, John T. McCutcheon, C.A. Kiler, Ella McCray and Willis Lyman. This collection also contains several copies of handwritten manuscripts, such as "Bessie", "Regarding Pie”, and “The Fun of Handling Crowds”. There is also a copy of Ade’s will, a manuscript copy of a booklet designed by Ade for the Indiana...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George Ade collection