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Railroads -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Branham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

Brown family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L020
Scope and Contents This collection contains Lyndsay Brown’s papers from the Indianapolis High School Alumni Association, his account of the Ohio River flood in 1937, and information from The Old Seminary Boys Group. Also included are papers of Ignatius Brown regarding road construction in the Pleasant Run area of Indianapolis circa 1898; and Hiram Brown's papers on water wheels and mills in Indianapolis. There is also an Alumni Society of the Indianapolis High School record book with entries ranging...
Dates: 1824-1939

Christian Schrader collection

 Collection
Identifier: L573
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE010).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Dates: 1842-1987

Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company stocks and bonds

 Collection — Folder S2113
Identifier: S2113
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items: a $50.00 bond for the Cincinnati, Logansport and Chicago Railroad Company signed by Caleb Blood Smith on August 3, 1854; three stock certificates for the Cincinnati and Chicago Railroad Company, two signed by Smith on May 12 and September 12, 1855 and one signed by Solomon Meredith on October 19, 1858. The collection also has an August 11, 1866 letter written by Daniel D. Pratt at Logansport, Indiana and sent to George B. Rogers at Cincinnati; and a...
Dates: 1854-1866

Cincinnati and Fort Wayne Railroad annual reports

 Collection — Folder S2023
Identifier: S2023
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten annual reports dating from 1856-1866.
Dates: 1854-1866

Ernest L. Whittington collection

 Collection — Folder S1400
Identifier: S1400
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D.W. Henry, a lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana, to General and Mrs. Jesse M. Lee, residing in Manilla, Philippine Islands, regarding a book memorializing Colonel R. W. Thompson, dated December 22, 1906; a Chicago and South Eastern Railway Company letter dated October 29, 1895 from W.S. Parkhurst to railroad agents, regarding a September 14, 1892 tariff correction; a blank Defense Warden Application from the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a blank Certificate...
Dates: 1895-1962

Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad stock certificate

 Collection — Folder S1856
Identifier: S1856
Scope and Contents This collection includes a stock certificate for 100 shares in the Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad purchased by a James Taggart. Dated November 21, 1854, the certificate is signed by company president William H. Holman and secretary David T. Haines.
Dates: 1854/11/21

Frederick L. Feick papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0455
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Feick’s correspondence while Mayor of Garrett, Indiana. Some correspondence is from his time working with the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. The bulk of the newspaper clippings relate to Feick’s work on behalf of the Brotherhood with a few from his time as Mayor. There are also a few promotional materials, largely related to political campaigns. All the materials are photocopies.
Dates: 1901-1965, bulk 1950-1965

H. M. Flora, Jefferson County, Indiana photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P008
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs from H.M. Flora in Madison, Indiana ranging from 1926 to 1927 and undated, regarding houses, buildings, landscapes, and other scenes in Madison, Indiana and its surroundings in Jefferson County.
Dates: 1926-1927, undated

Historic documents and sites lantern slides

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P017
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides mostly created by W. H. Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1897 to circa 1916 regarding early Indiana history, including historic sites at Vincennes, New Harmony, and the state capitols, as well as the Indiana centennial. Many of the slides depict historical documents relating to early European settlement of the Northwest Territory and portraits of prominent Hoosier individuals. It is possible these slides were used for...
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1916