Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Amelda Keister Mortland notebook
Collection — Folder S0993
Scope and Contents This collection contains a notebook of handwriting exercises belonging to Amelda [Imelda] Keister Mortland. The notebook also contains decorative pen-and-ink sketches.
Blackford Condit collection
Collection — Folder S288
Scope and Contents This collection contains two copies of a journal transcript written by Mr. Condit in 1852 detailing his journey from Terre Haute to New York and back again. Of particular note are sections on Niagra and the Cincinnati area. The transcript has been annotated to include short descriptions of some of the locations where Mr. Condit visited during his journey.
Blanche Stillson collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection comprises papers including contracts, bills, letters, and receipts from the Stilson family in Bedford, Indiana ranging from 1873 to 1908 regarding the building of the family home and the medical practice of Doctors Joseph O. Stilson and Joseph Stilson, Blanche Stilson's father and grandfather, respectively. Of particular interest is a small notebook from 1873 to 1874 listing medical cases handled by the two physicians.
Flora Wright papers
Collection — Folder S1459
Scope and Contents This collection includes a notebook from Flora Wright in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1926 regarding miscellaneous items.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Flora Wright papers
Frederick Polley collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of sketches and sketch reproductions by Frederick Polley in Indiana ranging from 1923 to 1946.
French-Chickasaw War of 1736 notebook
Collection — Folder S1556
Scope and Contents This notebook contains handwritten copies of documents from the Archives Nationales in Paris, France, transcribed in 1924, relating to the war between the French and the Chickasaw Indians in 1736. The records include accounts of the French troops' expedition against the Chickasaw tribe, given on June 28, 1736 and on March [May] 27, 1736 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville; a 1736 letter from Monsieur de Cremont to the minister; two accounts of the defeat of Pierre D'Artaguiette at the...
George Pence collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes George Pence's notebooks containing annotated records from all 92 Indiana counties. Created in 1921, his notebooks contain entries that relate information about the creation of the counties and townships, roads and bridges, railroads, courts, taxes, incorporations, county appointments and other county records ranging from 1790 to 1852. The collection also includes annotated records of different research subjects. Ranging from 1788 to 1852, the subjects are...
Dates: 1921; 1926/11/29
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George Pence collection
Ida Strawn Baker collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 1 folder and 7 volumes from Ida Strawn Baker, ranging from 1912 to 1940. The folder contains an undated poem titled, "Black Billy." The 7 volumes are diaries and sketch books of Baker. The diaries include information about Baker’s daily like, business affairs, and various trips to Europe, California, and World War I army camps.
John Colton Sr. collection
Collection — Folder S286
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a notebook kept by Mr. Colton in the late 1870s and 1880s. In large part, it contains accounts of his journeys to and from the United States and England, complete with accurate accounting of time spent and miles traveled. In addition to the accounts, Mr. Colton took many notes on feats of engineering and sea exploration of the time. Of particular note, are sections on the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty. The notebooks also contains a few...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Colton Sr. collection
Lydia G. Stanton composition book
Collection — Folder S1236
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a composition book from Lydia G. Stanton at Earlham College in Richmond Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1863 containing writings and literary essays.