Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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,...
Cecil Beeson collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations collected by local genealogist and historian Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana, ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, U.S. Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records.There is an oversize document, "The Early History of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier, Indiana" by Rev. C. H. Kendall, circa 1908...
Dates: 1839-1972, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Cecil Beeson collection
Hazel B. Warren collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes items collected by Hazel Warren including a letter and wooden artist palette with wood inlays and poem from Placidus Kempf, O.S.B. in Saint Meinrad, Indiana, dated October 6, 1934, regarding his poem, "The Painter"; and a 6-page narrative entitled, "Index of the Pictures of the Swiss Colony at Vevay, Indiana" dated April 1924. There is also a letter from Bertha E. Dunham, from July 31, 1930, regarding the matter of a late order for dune prints that needed to be tinted...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hazel B. Warren collection
John Miller yard book index
Collection — Folder S0963
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a handwritten index of a yard book from John Miller in Belleville, Hendricks County, Indiana. The index is an alphabetical list of names with dates ranging from 1845 to 1869 and correlating page numbers to the yard book.
R.J. Elvin papers
Collection — Folder S422
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed index from R. J. Ervin in Indianapolis, Indiana regarding the 1839 Documentary Journal and an autographed, signed letter from R. J. Ervin in Indianapolis, Indiana during October 1992 regarding research results.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / R.J. Elvin papers
William H. Matthew papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes original and photostats of typed and autographed correspondence, notebooks with personal notes, and other documents from William H. Matthew and others in Gary, Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1837 to 1956 regarding Indiana law, Pottawatomi Indians, the Presbyterian church in Plymouth, Indiana, the Detroit to Chicago Road and miscellaneous.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William H. Matthew papers
Workingmen's Institution collection
Collection — Folder S1104
Scope and Contents This 20-page, typed list, including title page, gives extracts of the books and pamphlets in a special library at the Workingmen's Institute, New Harmony, Indiana. The list was compiled by Rena Reese in March 1909. Part I, which is six pages, has Indiana imprints before 1877. Part 2, consisting of 13 pages, has other American imprints before 1877. One of the earliest pamphlets was published by the Rappites in 1824 entitled: "Thoughts on the destiny of man, particularly with reference to the...