Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3464
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the petition created by Abraham Browning and members of the New Jersey clergy sent to the United States government to demand that the clergy remain free from conscription. Inside the petition is a letter from Browning instructing members to sign the petition. The document was created May 26, 1864 on New Jersey and the interior letter written July 1, 1864.
Scope and Contents All of the documents in this collection are photostats of orignal letters sent by missionaries on the frontier to the American Home Missionary Society's home office in New York between 1825 and 1835. There are applications of churches, accounts of travel, and requests for advice. Statistical reports give the number of conversions, Sabbath school scholars, signers of the temperance pledge, churches established, collections for benevolent causes, and young men preparing for the ministry. Many of...
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and autographed letters from family members, friends and military officers in the United States and other countries from Anthony J. Lauck; greeting and postal cards and telegrams; magazine and newspaper articles event programs; invoices; poems; exhibition catalogs; a Japanese Imperial Army war flag from World War II; and Japanese currency ranging from 1908 to 1980 regarding art and art business, family, personal, religious, and war matters.
Collection — Folder S2122
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a May 1969 circular letter sent by the Indianapolis chapter of the Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam organization. The letter urges the recipient to attend a May 18th meeting at the Newman Center where the following items were to be discussed: a report from the New York headquarters regarding "peace talks," a report on the Indianapolis Draft Project, and a Vietnam Memorial to take place in Indianapolis on May 25th. The letter was signed by Rev. Charles...
Dates: 1969 May
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hovey family letters, including correspondence between Edmund Otis Hovey and his fiancée and later, wife. Also included in the collections are letters describing the move from Vermont to Indiana, as well as their living conditions in Fountain County (1831-1834). The collection contains transcribed letters of Hovey while he was at Dartmouth College, Andover Seminary, letters of his time at Wabash College, and correspondence with Charles White regarding...
Collection — Folder S2068
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of a handwritten history of Catholicism among the Potawatomi and other Native Americans living in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. A note on the back of the first copied page states that Rev. Thomas T. McAvoy, a historian at University of Notre Dame, suggested that the pages were written by Father Francis Cointet, C.S.C. to Bishop Peter Paul Lefevere, the administrator of the Detroit diocese around 1846.
Dates: circa 1846
Collection — Folder S1828
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of several essays written by Rev. G. Earl Daniels, including "Green Apples," printed in a February 1, 1981 publication, "'Double Overtime' or Life After 80" written circa 1985, and "the Miracle of Marriage". The collection also includes a reprint of "When Charles Wesley Preached in Boston," a sermon preached by Rev. Daniels at Christ Church in Boston on September 23, 1973 in observance of the 237th anniversary of the visit of Charles Wesley in 1736.
Scope and Contents This collection includes research drafts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs from Grace Conway in Indiana ranging from 1868 to 1994 regarding Father John M. Villar's sudden death.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hawley family and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut while elder Ransom Hawley was a student at Auburn Seminary (1825-1828), as well as correspondence of Hawley and his wife in Indiana with their families in Bridgeport (1828-ca. 1880), and letters to his sons Henry and Ransom and daughter Lucy Ing. The collection also contains letters to Hawley from Presbyterian ministers and other church people...