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Historical museums

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Harrison Home collection

 Collection — Folder S0055
Identifier: S0055
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures about the President Benjamin Harrison Home, a program for the 1974 rededication, and a tour script.
Dates: 1941-1976

Conner Prairie Farm photographs

 Collection — Folder SP063
Identifier: SP063
Scope and Contents This collection includes 6 photographs from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana circa 1964 depicting images of Conner Prairie Farm in Fishers, Indiana, including William Conner's log cabin and trading post, house built in 1823, and individuals associated with the farm or college at the site: Opal Thornburg (Earlham College), Steve Anshutz (Earlham College), and Tillman Bubenzer (farm manager).
Dates: circa 1964

Frances Parks letter

 Collection — Folder S1815
Identifier: S1815
Scope and Contents This collection includes a December 1, 1936 letter written by Frances Parks of Martinsville, Indiana and sent to Miss (Esther) McNitt at the Indiana State Library. In the letter, Mrs. Parks mentions that there is an interest in the community to reorganize a Morgan County Historical Society and establishing a museum on land once owned by Samuel Moore, the founder of Mooresville. She also mentions receiving papers at the court house from Miss Ida Fogleman, a direct descendant of Moore, and...
Dates: 1936/12/01

Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2036
Scope and Contents This collection includes material regarding activities conducted and sponsored by the Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc. in the 1970s. Folder 1 has correspondence, documents and newpaper clippings regarding the Indiana Frontier Picnic that took place in Aurora, Indiana in May 1974 in conjunction with the re-enactment of James Harrod's canoe trip down the Ohio River to commemorate the settlement of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Folder 2 contains copies of documents...
Dates: 1964-1980