Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Addison C. Harris papers
Collection — Folder S0596
Scope and Contents The collection contains three items ranging from 1880 to 1894, including a manuscript of Addison C. Harris’ account of the Quakers in the community where he was raised. He talks about their prosperity and his experiences attending the Quaker Meeting House and the Quaker school. He proceeds to discuss the founding and early history of the Quaker Church as well as Quaker beliefs. Also included are a pamphlet titled “Indiana” that also includes a map of the state and a memorandum brief submitted...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Addison C. Harris papers
Alvin P. Hovey letter
Collection — Folder S0686
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written by Alvin P. Hovey to Isabelle de la Hunt in response to a kind letter she sent him while he was in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hovey was a friend of her son.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alvin P. Hovey letter
Alvin Peterson Hovey portrait
Collection — Folder OBC178
Scope and Contents This collection contains a print of a portrait of Alvin Peterson Hovey created sometime betwen 1889 and 1891.
Dates: circa 1889-1891
Antoinette Wright letter
Collection — Folder S2439
Scope and Contents This collection includes a May 30, 1823 letter written by Antoinette Wright of Madison, Indiana and sent to her friend Caroline Pratt of Sherburne, New York.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Antoinette Wright letter
Arch N. Bobbitt oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
Asa J. Smith collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Asa J. Smith collection
Asa J. Smith oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Asa J. Smith oral history
Bingham McHale LLP collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials about the law firm of Bingham McHale, formerly Bingham, Summers Welsh and Spilman, in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1912 to 2011. Much of the information regards Governor Matthew E. Welsh, who was a partner in the firm. This includes the tribute dinner given to him by Vincennes University in 1993 and a speech of his reminiscences. Claude M. Spilman's World War II memoirs, which he wrote while a partner at the firm, tells of his experiences in Germany and France....
Bluffton-Wells County Public Library oral history transcripts
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history transcripts of interviews with five members of the Bluffton, Indiana community by Barbara Elliott for the Bluffton-Wells County Public Library in 1976. The people interivewed were Samuel Aeschliman, Sr., Harold Caylor, John H. Edris, Sr., R. N. Fitzpatrick, and James W. Stogdill.
Charles Stewart Vorhees portrait drawing
Collection — Folder OBC199
Scope and Contents This collection contains a portrait drawing of Charles Stewart Voorhees created between 1885 and 1889.
Dates: circa 1885-1889