Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:
Alexander M. Moore letter
Collection — Folder S0978
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a January 21, 1975 typewritten letter sent by Dr. Alexander M. Moore, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Supervision of the Indianapolis Public Schools, to Blake Ress of Shelbyville High School (Indiana). In the letter Dr. Moore sends his regrets that he is unable to attend the dedication of the high school gymnasium in honor of 1947 graduate Bill Garrett, but expresses his deep respect for Garrett and praises him as a "man who lived up to the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alexander M. Moore letter
Allen Jay autograph album
Collection — Folder S2396
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autograph album published by J. C. Riker of New York and used by Allen Jay. The entries range from 1852 to 1860 and include poems, personal notes, and signatures addressed to Jay. The bulk of the entries were written by individuals associated with Farmers Institute, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Allen Jay autograph album
American Fur Company collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Arch N. Bobbitt oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
Attendance officer's "Children of Compulsory Age" record book
Collection — Folder S2379
Scope and Contents This collection includes the attendance officer's "Children of Compulsory Age" record book for children living in Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana. Some children in Franklin Township may have been included as well. Listed alphabetically, the circa 1916 book includes the children's names, month and year of birth, age, and the name of the child's parent.
Dates: circa 1916
Bettie Dunn report card
Collection — Folder S2076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a Quincy (Illinois) High School report card for Bettie Dunn. The report card includes monthly school marks from November 1898 to June 1899 regarding her Cicero, physics, literature and rhetoricals courses and lists her class ranking and half-days absent. The reverse side of the grade card includes the signature of her father, T.H. [Temple Hawkins] Dunn.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Bettie Dunn report card
Blanche Stillson papers
Collection — Folder S2443
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of an article published in the February 25, 1930 Indianapolis News that was written by Blanche Stillson about two portraits of Dr. and Mrs. C. G. McLean that were given to the Herron Art Institute. The article relates Dr. McLean's background and the history of the McLean Female Institute, a seminary for women in Indianapolis that operated for about 15 years before closing shortly after the U.S. Civil War. The article...
Dates: circa 1930
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Blanche Stillson papers
Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana collection
Collection — Folder S1709
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of the records of School District No. 1, Township 26, N Range 12 East located in Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana. The records include meeting minutes from February 1844 to June 1851, lists of the number of children between the ages of 5 and 21 in the school district in 1844, 1849, 1850 and 1851, and a list of voters in the district in 1849. The record book was later used to record the sale of stamps, paper, and envelopes in October 1865.
Carl E. Austin collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents related to the Austin family. Items include a school journal, songs and poems written by Carl Austin, Sr. A miscellaneous folder also contains a card from the Progressive Spiritualist Church, his work done during elementary school and a memo listing the owners of 340 W. 30th Street from 1930 to 1961.This collection also contains information about his son, Carl E. Austin, Jr. This includes his military service records, notes taken while a student at...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Carl E. Austin collection
Carroll and Mima Johnson collection
Collection — Folder S2271
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items from Carroll and Mima Johnson of Bedford, Indiana, including two essays written by Mary Francis Glover regarding the Jamestown Settlement (April 10, 1871) and Mammoth Cave (May 30, 1873); a circular advertisement for "Object-Lessons in Physiology," a book written by Dr. Hamilton Stillson of Bedford to help common school teachers teach physiology to beginners without a textbook (circa 1884); an envelope addressed to J. M. Johnson (May 16, 1884); a receipt...
Dates: 1871-circa 1909