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South Bend (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Mrs. Mary Lasecki letters

 Collection — Folder S0806
Identifier: S0806
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 handwritten letters sent by Mrs. Mary Lasecki to Roger Bryant Francis, director of the South Bend Public Library, on January 19, 1966 and February 1, 1966. Her letters relate her childhood memories of South Bend and some brief memories of World War I. Mrs. Lasecki wrote the letters in response to the article, "Hunts Hoosier History in Personalities," that appeared in The South Bend Tribune on January 16, 1966.
Dates: 1966

Nina Pearl Gaskill Butzbach family papers

 Collection — Folder S2732
Identifier: S2732
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and stock certificates from the Gaskill and Butzbach families in South Bend, Indiana ranging from 1852 to 1940 regarding everyday life, Monroe Baking Company, and travels.
Dates: 1852-1940

Notre Dame University collection

 Collection — Folder S1501
Identifier: S1501
Scope and Contents This collection includes an abstract from Julian R. Pleasants in Notre Dame, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1965 regarding the history of germfree animal research at Lobund Laboratory, Biology Department, University of Notre Dame.
Dates: 1928-1965

Schreyer family letters

 Collection — Folder S1149
Identifier: S1149
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of typed transcriptions of three letters sent and received by Johann and Margaret Schreyer. The letters were written in German and translated into English by Miss Thekia Sack. The first letter was written by Johann and sent on June 22, 1846 to his sister-in-law and brother-in-law in Haag, Germany. He shares his experiences and observations about living in America and writes about farming, trades, politics, and social life. The second letter, written September 22,...
Dates: 1846-1886

Schuyler Colfax collection

Identifier: L036
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...
Dates: 1782-1970

St. Joseph County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1691
Scope and Contents The collection includes various items about the history of St. Joseph County, Indiana, and the surrounding South Bend area. Folder one includes a postcard of Studebaker’s, South Bend, Indiana, stamped 1914; business card of Birdsell Manufacturing Company, South Bend, Indiana, undated; and two-page newspaper clipping of "A Business Biography of Leading Firms in the Michiana Area", the South Bend Tribune, January 1. Folder two includes a typed copy of a six-page address by...
Dates: 1914, 1926, 1927, 1949, 1966

Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company letter

 Collection — Folder S1925
Identifier: S1925
Scope and Contents This collection includes a January 9, 1900 letter sent by the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company's New York City office to Mr. J. H. Worman of 239 Fifth Avenue regarding an unpaid statement. The collection also includes a May 14, 1906 letter sent to the McMurray Sulky Company of Marion, Ohio by Joe H. Burns of the Burns and Hancock Fire Brick Company of Montezuma, Indiana that offered a testimonial for the fine workmanship of the McMurray No. 14 "Star Pointer" Runabout wagon.
Dates: 1900-1906

William Woodward letters

 Collection — Folder S1453
Identifier: S1453
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twenty four letters written by William Woodward from September 1847 to September 1848 and sent to family members in Middletown, Connecticut and New York. The first two letters were written from Buffalo, New York and Cleveland, Ohio and describe his travels by railroad, steamer, and stage to Michigan City, Indiana. The bulk of the letters were sent from Michigan City and mention his health, the weather, business activities, economic conditions, and social life and...
Dates: 1847-1848