Terre Haute (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960
Collection — Folder S2740
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten copy of the annual minutes of the Mathematics Sections of the Indiana and lesson plans from Indiana State Teacher Association in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1914 to 1943 regarding updating lesson plans to fit the pupils lifestyle.
Collection — Folder B002
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photogravure print of the first Indiana State University Library designed by the Indianapolis architectural firm of G .W. Bunting and Son. The photogravure was created by William B. Burford of Indianapolis in circa 1920. There is a handwritten note on the back of the print about Jobyna Howland, an American stage and screen actress who was the niece of George W. Bunting.
Dates: circa 1920
Collection — Folder S0504
Scope and Contents This collection contains a January 17, 1852 letter written by J. Garretson of Philadelphia and sent to "Theo". His letter recounts his experiences and observations during a trip through Ohio and Indiana. He notes the depressed wheat prices in Ohio and that Indiana was in much better condition with the pork trade being the staple of the state. He shares his thoughts about his visits to Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Vincennes, and Madison, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio. He also mentions the fact that...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The papers includes three letters to McNeely from friends, principally newspaperman, in Lawrenceburg, Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Dayton, and Cincinnati. A large number of personal and business receipts and bills, principally from businesses in Indianapolis and Evansville.
Dates: 1847-1872, undated
File — Folder S0876
Collection — Folder S2515
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eleven letters written to and from Paul H. Bruns between July 27 and August 9, 1977, documenting his efforts to find records on his father, John Englebrecht Bruns, particulary his arrival in the U.S., his activities, and acquisition of citizenship. The letters have information about Paul's mother, Sonora Smith, her father, her sister Adeline, and her brothers, Lyman and James.
Item — Folder S2201
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single-page statement charges made to the account of John F. Cruft, at times on behalf of Reuben Newton, for the listed goods, in Terre Haute, Indiana on September 8, 1823. The purchases were made between July 30 and September 4, 1823.
Collection — Folder S1110
Scope and Contents Mary Elizabeth (Ball) Peddle of Terre Haute, Indiana, wrote this 31-page article about her grandfather, Joseph Richardson, and her grandmother Elizabeth Bennett Richardson. The typed document tells about their 1816 trek from New York to Indiana with the seven children. An eighth child was born that summer. Mary tells about her mother's oldest sister, Aunt Matilda, who was Jane Matilda, between 13 and 14 during the trip. Mary's mother is called Betsy (page 12). The Richardson family came to...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, personal diaries, account books, and cassette tapes from Kathryn Fletcher Davis ranging from 1900 to 1975 regarding her life, daily expenses, and family. Her diaries record her every day life, including her relationships with family members, illnesses, household chores, and her attempts to bring in additional income through boarders and other jobs. The account books are detailed records of the family's expenses. Notable items include a small mirror with a...
Dates: circa 1900-1976