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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 86 Collections and/or Records:

John Prichet journals

Identifier: L130
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three hand written journals (1849-1851) of Dr. John Prichet describing his journey from Indiana to California during the Gold Rush. His journals cover his trip from Centreville, Indiana to California by steamboat on the Ohio and Missouri rivers, and overland from Independence, Missouri to California using the Truckee River route; his life in the mining camps near Yuba City and Sacramento, California; and his return trip by ship from San Francisco through Panama, to...
Dates: 1849-1851

Josiah Hurty journal

 Collection — Folder S2997
Identifier: S2997
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of a journal kept by Josiah Hurty from 1849 to 1864 and transcribed by his great-granddaughter Alice Austin Martin in 1998. The bulk of the journal ranges from January 1860 to September 1864 and consists of Hurty’s entries regarding his daily activities and travels. Of special note are his comments about the events leading up to and following the start of the Civil War. The collection also includes biographical sketches regarding Josiah, Ann and their...
Dates: 1849-1864, 1998

Lowene C. Alexander oral history

Identifier: OH009
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audio cassette tape of an interview with Lowene C. Alexander conducted by Chris Cameron, Nick Kile, and Pam Schutts on June 28, 1980 in Homer, Indiana. In the interview, Alexander discusses her life in Homer, including her family, life on a farm, the Great Depression, her working life, doctors, and more.
Dates: 1980/06/28

Martha Patton will

 Collection — Folder S1719
Identifier: S1719
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of Martha Patton's will made from the original documents loaned to the Indiana State Library by Mrs. Theodore Craven on January 5, 1931. Mrs. Patton's last will and testament is dated July 25, 1919 and was produced in the Adams County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas on October 27, 1831.
Dates: 1819-1831, 1931

Mary L. Garner, Indiana Bureau of Women and Children collection

 Collection — Folder S2402
Identifier: S2402
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following items related to Mary L. Garner's directorship of the Indiana Bureau of Women and Children, including a circa 1940 address given by Garner regarding the work of the bureau and working conditions in the state for women and children; a copy of a transcript of her interview by Mrs. R. Lieber for the first program of Concerning Children that was broadcast May 5, 1941; a copy of "Industrial Home Work - The System," an...
Dates: circa 1940-1941, undated

Massachusetts Audubon Society bird lectures

 Collection — Folder S1837
Identifier: S1837
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcripts of lectures, a list of educational materials from the Massachusetts Audubon Society in Boston, Massachusetts and pages from an advertisement for materials from the National Association of Audubon Societies from 1919 regarding birds.
Dates: circa 1919

Mildred I. Arnold oral history

Identifier: OH005
Scope and Contents This collection contains one audiotape reel and a transcript of an oral history interview with Mildred I. Arnold, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library on February 27, 1974. In the interview, Arnold discusses her work at a beauty salon in the Women’s Prison. She explains the scheduling of classes, testing, and working with inmates.
Dates: 1974/02/27

Nathaniel Paige letter

 Collection — Folder S1715
Identifier: S1715
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription made of a March 10, 1839 letter written by Nathaniel Paige of New London, Oneida County, New York and sent to his brother Joshua Paige at the "Blackcrick" post office of Sullivan County, Indiana. The letter conveys information regarding the death of their mother on May 29, 1837, farm prices, and family news. The transcribed copy was made from the original letter in the possession of Noah Stafford of Marco, Greene County, Indiana.
Dates: 1839/03/10

Nellie Coats oral history

Identifier: OH060
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Nellie Coats, conducted by Hazel W. Hopper and Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library on February 4, 1975, about the formation and growth of the Indiana State Library, construction of the new building, and changing archival and library methods and policies.
Dates: 1975/02/04

Nellie M. Coats collection

Identifier: L447
Scope and Contents This collection includes radio interview transcripts, subject index cards, and correspondence from Nellie M. Coats ranging from 1859 to 1973 regarding interviews and correspondence. Notable interviews include Richard G. Lugar (Indiana Senator), Landrum Bolling (Earlham College president), James E. Haralson (Indiana School for the Blind principal), Monsignor Francis J. Reine (Marian College president), and Hal L. Royce (Secretary-Manager of Indiana State Fair). Notable items include a Chinese...
Dates: 1859, 1877, 1942-1977