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River boats

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A. J. Stag photographs

 Collection — Folder SP094
Identifier: SP094
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the photograph album of A. J. Stag in Indiana circa 1907 regarding agriculture, excavation and construction, African American children and workers, men rowing on a lake, and a wrecked boat.
Dates: circa 1907

Arthur L. Strauss diary

 Collection — Folder S1264
Identifier: S1264
Scope and Contents This is a small travel diary written in pencil, about the 1908 French River trip taken by Ralph S. Norwood, Myles Sinnott, and Arthur L. Strauss. They left Indianapolis on Saturday, July 11, on the train bound for Callander, Ontario. After "a miserable hot night on the sleeper, we arrived at Buffalo." They walked across the Suspension Bridge to Canada. They took a train for Toronto, then a "steamer to Hanlon's point, one of Toronto's pleasure resorts. Sinnott and Strauss went swimming."...
Dates: 1908-1910

John Hewitt Jones collection

 Collection — Folder S2189
Identifier: S2189
Scope and Contents John Hewitt Jones wrote his biography, which is typed on seven long sheets. There are original documents and letters from 1793 through 1878. Several sheets give passenger names with their embarkation and destination on various riverboat trips. A document on blue paper, dated August 22, 1851, records resolutions for establishing the Rising Sun Wesleyan Seminary. In an envelope, hand-written diary pages and typed partial pages give historic information about Rising Sun from 1880 through 1887. ...
Dates: 1793-1887

Piaget Studio, "Boat on the Ole Mississippi" screen print

 Collection — Folder OB109
Identifier: OB109
Scope and Contents This collection contains a screen print of a river boat on the Mississippi River created by Piaget Studio in St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1960s.
Dates: circa 1960

Rollinson family reminiscences

 Collection — Folder S2208
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1906-1937

Steamer Allen Collier collection

 Collection — Folder S2450
Identifier: S2450
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents ranging from 1863 to 1870 related to claims submitted to the United States government regarding the seizure of the steamer Allen Collier at Evansville, Indiana and its impressed service September 7-17, 1863 during the U.S. Civil War. Documents include the steamer’s enrollment form, license, inspectors' certificate, and receipt given at Louisville, Kentucky; correspondence and documents of E. R. (Edson R.)...
Dates: 1863-1876

Walter H. Kiser papers

 Collection — Folder S2276
Identifier: S2276
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of research papers from Walter H. Kiser, including a typewritten transcription of "Aaron Burr's Canal Project at the Falls of the Ohio," an essay read by John H. Stotsenburg before the Clark County Historical Society in December 1904, and typewritten histories of various steamboats built in New Albany, Indiana, transcribed from Way's Steamboat Directory (1944), Way's Directory of Western...
Dates: 1862-1954

Whitewater Canal artist sketch

 Collection — Folder OB110
Identifier: OB110
Scope and Contents This collection contains one sketch of a river boat on the Whitewater Canal, likely for Outdoor Indiana, in February 1945.
Dates: 1945 February