New Harmony (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, and other materials from Arcada Balz in Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1959, relating to the following organizations: the Indiana Federation of Women’s Cubs, New Harmony Memorial Commission, and the Fauntleroy House (1934–1964). The collection also contains papers relating to her work in the Indiana Senate, family correspondence, and her genealogical research. There is also a paper on the Edworthalean Society, a woman’s club in...
Collection — Folder S725
Collection — Folder S1214
Collection — Folder S0825
Scope and Contents This collection includes a March 22, 1837 letter written by Charles Alexandre Lesueur and sent from New Orleans, Louisiana to William Augustus Twigg at New Harmony, Indiana. In the letter Lesueur mentions that he is returning a nine hundred dollar note to be kept in trust until his return or to be used for William's wife and children in the event of his death. He also mentions that the banks in New Orleans were in dire straits and that a Mr. Nicolet was dead. The letter was written in French...
Dates: 1830, 1837/03/22
Scope and Contents The collection includes 44 original Civil War letters from Griffin to his wife, Mary Compton, in New Albany, Indiana, and photostat family letters from before the war. The collection also includes typed transcripts of 277 of his Civil War letters to his wife, as well as a notebook containing notes on regimental accounts and several hand drawn maps.
Collection — Folder SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.
Dates: circa 1950
Collection — Folder S2419
Scope and Contents This collection includes a mimographed copy of "A Hog Drive to Evansville, 1879," a narrative by Elmer E. Elliott of his experience helping drive a herd of 140 hogs from New Harmony, Indiana to Evansville when he was fourteen years old. Elliott's account was transcribed from a magnetic tape recording of an interview conducted at his home in New Harmony on December 28, 1959. The typewritten transcription was completed in 1960 by Elliott A. Riggs for the Ohio Valley Folk Research Project of the...
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Flora Gardner Kling, principally from the period 1900 to 1935, from writers, poets, illustrators, and musicians responding to her letters about their work, and to her requests for examples of their bookplates; correspondence regarding her collection of bookplates, particularly with other bookplate collectors; and her bookplate collection.Correspondents include:Louis Adamic, George Ade, Ambrose Bierce, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Richard...
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and a few clippings and pamphlets from Frank M. Hohenberger in Indiana and Kentucky ranging from 1916 to 1935 and undated regarding landscapes, nature scenes in state parks and other locations, local buildings, houses of important figures, historic sites, and some people.
Dates: 1916-1935, undated
Collection — Folder S1096
Scope and Contents This one photocopied letter, the original of which is in the Chicago Historical Society's collection, is three pages, handwritten, plus the envelope which makes four pages. Frederick Rapp wrote to Mr. William Young, No. 10 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 27, 1823. He began his letter thus: "After a short and pleasant voyage down the Ohio River, I arrived here on the 12th in good health among my friends, whom I found generally well and as glad to see me as I was to see...