Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents In an oral history interview conducted by Jerry Handfield for the Indiana State Library on February 9, 1977, James Cunningham discusses his parents and their Irish heritage, his father’s work at the Pennsylvania railroad and move to the near South Side. He talks about attending St. John’s Catholic school, the brothers of the Holy Cross and school life in the early twentieth century. He talks about growing up in the near south side, the sports he participated in as a child and part time jobs he...
Collection — Folder S2264
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the transcription made of a diary kept by James H. Montgomery from February 10, 1864 to January 25, 1865 while he served with the United States Army Signal Corps during the Civil War. His diary includes entries regarding the weather and his daily activities, a list of the members of the Signal Corps, the song "My Birthday Song," acrostics, and poems. The collection also includes a photocopy of a one-page document regarding the origin of the coat...
Dates: 1864-1865; 1967
Collection — Folder S1235
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and audiotape reel from an oral history interview with Reverend James Miller, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 2, 1968, at Waugh, Boone County, Indiana. The interview covers his experiences in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War, life following the war, conversion and life as a preacher, and discusses the Ku Klux Klan and its effects on his ministry.
Collection — Folder S2601
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of a diary kept by James W. Daniels when he served with the 4th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry during the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from September 1861 to December 1862, his entries are narratives of the movements and actions of his regiment.
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews with hostesses at the James Whitcomb Riley Home in Greenfield, Indiana, including Lucinda Jean Arthur, Charlotte Barnett, Elizabeth Gappen, Edna Jacobs, Dorothy June WIlliams, and Ruth Williamson. Interviews were conducted by local teacher Carol Cummings during June-July 1987.
Dates: 1987 June-July
Collection — Folder S1850
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page typewritten transcription made from page 174 of the book, Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Vol 6 that was published in 1824. Transcribed on November 5, 1949 by H.P. (Homer Philip) Rogers of Pendleton, Oregon, the biographical sketch provides information about James Wilson's first wife, Rachel Bird, his second wife, Hannah Gray, and his seven children.
Dates: 1824, 1949
Collection — Folder S2988
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed transcription of a portion of a diary with the title "Great-Grandmother of Goods and Hildebradt Tells of Her Capture and Release by Indians 2 Centuries Ago." The diary from which this 5-page typed transcription is taken was in the possession of John Good and his brothers near Lockport, a few miles west of Logansport, Indiana. The diary recounts Jane Frazier's captrue by Miami Indians, her treatment by those Indians, her adoption into the tribe, her escape...
Dates: 1755-1815, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The first of the three folders contains a handwritten copy of Mr. Connelly's Civil War diary as well as small, original diary from 1863. The second folder contains a copy of the transcript compiled by his daughter. The third folder contains the original transcript.The diary begins in August 1861 and goes to September 1863. During his service, Lt. Connelly fought under General Grant at Fort Donelson; at the Battle of Shiloh; at the siege of Corinth; and was in General Buell's army...
Collection — Folder S1718
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of John Patton's will made from the original documents loaned to the Indiana State Library by Mrs. Theodore Craven on January 5, 1931. Along with Mr. Patton's last will and testament dated July 17, 1809, there are also entries regarding probate from the Rockbridge (Virginia) Court dated October 2, 1809 and the inventory and appraisment of Patton's estate dated October 18, 1809 along with the statement by the county clerk that it was returned...
Dates: 1809, 1931