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Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:

John Dillingham letter

 Collection — Folder S1840
Identifier: S1840
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter written by John Dillingham at Cincinnati, Ohio and sent to Lemuel Bassett of Lee, Massachusetts. Written between April 20 and May 1, 1823, the letter comments on the reading society in Lee, family education in the absence of common schools, slavery, river travel by flatboat, and the increasing use of steamboats and the building of these vessels in Cincinnati. He also discusses Christianity and other related topics and mentions "Uncle Hyde" and later Dr. Hyde,...
Dates: 1823

John M. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.
Dates: 1804-1982

John W. Cravens, Indiana University essay

 Collection — Folder S2317
Identifier: S2317
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typed essay written by John Cravens as part of a three-part series titled “Buildings on the Old and New Campuses of Indiana University.” The essay was the first part of the series and was published as an article in the January 1922 Indiana University Alumni Quarterly under the subheading “The Old Seminary Building.” The article relates the politics behind the selection of the site of the university first known as...
Dates: 1922

John Walker Holcombe papers

 Collection
Identifier: L072
Scope and Contents This collection includes printed materials from school districts and other organizations in Indiana and other locations ranging from 1883 to 1886 regarding education.
Dates: 1885-1886

John Winton Swank diploma

 Collection — Folder S1941
Identifier: S1941
Scope and Contents This collection includes John Winton Swank's May 31, 1943 diploma from the Indiana State School for the Death. The front of the diploma cover includes "100th Anniversary" printed in gold lettering.
Dates: 1943/05/31

Katherine Russell Rainwater collection

 Collection
Identifier: L329
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents of the Russell family and Katherine and George Rainwater ranging from 1849 to 1971. The collection includes Katherine Rainwater's correspondence regarding family genealogy; sympathy cards and letters she received following the death of George in 1967; and a memory book, mementos, and programs from recitals, field days, church functions, and commencements during Katherine's college years. The collection also includes marriage certificates...
Dates: 1849-1971, undated

Leonard G. Jaqua collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2270
Scope and Contents This collection includes several items from Leonard G. Jaqua's family, including a letter sent to John Jaqua from his brother Richard dated August 18, 1855(?); a "Tribute of Gratitude" given to John Jaqua and his scholars from the trustees of Pleasant Township dated February 24, 1859; John Jaqua's pocket-size memoranda book with entries ranging from 1873 to 1889 regarding farm accounts, family genealogy, the Universalist faith, and a sermon by Rev. E. C. Sweetser; an August 29, 1895 letter sent...
Dates: circa 1855-1932

Leslie Sulgrove collection

 Collection
Identifier: L153
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, receipts, and a treasurer’s book for the Crescent Society and the Alumni Society of Indianapolis High School (1871–1885) in which Leslie Sulgrove served as an officer. Included are receipts and correspondence regarding his personal business, school essays, programs for Indianapolis social events, and a ciphering book of John D. Brackenridge, Bath County, Kentucky (1816).
Dates: 1816-1894

Lizzie Smelser collection

 Collection — Folder S1200
Identifier: S1200
Scope and Contents There is one letter and the small yellow envelope in which it was mailed on August 28, 1873. The envelope is addressed to: Miss Lizzie S. Smelser, Richmond, Indiana. The letter is from P. R. Kendall, President Faculty, Smithson College. He wrote "To whom this may concern" recommending Lizzie who attended Smithson College from January 2, 1872 to March 2, 1873. Among the classes she took were: Roman history, geometry, German, zoology, and chemistry. Mr. Kendall wrote: "In the Literary Department...
Dates: 1873

Lorenzo Dow Frost and Samuel Sweet ciphering books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2120
Scope and Contents This collection includes two ciphering books used to practice mathematical operations, such as addition, subtraction, reductions, federal money, dry measure, and decimals. The first book has entries ranging from 1826 to 1828 and belonged to Lorenzo Dow Frost. There are a few other names that have been added to the book, including Samuel Sweet. There are a few loose papers that were inserted into the volume and these include two pages regarding a St. Valentine's Day poem from 1860. The back of...
Dates: 1826-1860