Farm life -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
George K. Marshall collection
Collection — Folder S906
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from George Marshall in Cass County, Indiana ranging from 1888 to 1892.
Hatfield family papers
Collection — Folder OB007
Scope and Contents This collection contains indentures for properties associated with the Hatfield family in the United States ranging from 1839 to 1847.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hatfield family papers
Joseph Jenckes journal
Collection — Folder OB178
Scope and Contents This collection contains the journals of Joseph Jenckes, beginning in January of 1821 and continuing through October of 1822. Jenckes includes accounts of work accomplished by hired farm hands, weather conditions, and social life in Vigo County.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph Jenckes journal
L. B. Graves collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / L. B. Graves collection
Myrtillus Satterthwaite collection
Collection — Folder OBD003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the galley proof for Hoosier Courtships in the Buggy Days and related advertising materials by Myrtillus Satterthwaite circa 1943. Satterthwaite relates situations he has known (many are recollections of his family) or stories he has heard. The geographical setting of the book is southern Indiana, including Edinburg and Shelbyville, as well as Johnson County, Shelby County, and Jennings County. The book covers more than courtship,...
Dates: circa 1943
Orange County, Indiana diary
Collection — Folder S2479
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a daily diary kept by a teenager living in Orange County, Indiana from June 1856 to February 1858. The author never identifies himself, but the diary may have been kept by Francis M. Morris, the son of Washington and Mary Catherine (Jackson) Morris. The diary entries are usually short and mention the weather, farm activities, going to town and the mill, going to "meeting," and his father's activities. Some names of relatives mentioned include his uncles...
Pepper family photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken by Kate Reifel Pepper and others from Franklin County, Indiana in ranging from circa 1914 to circa 1915 regarding the Pepper and Reifel families, bridge building, farming, and Peppertown, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1914-circa 1915
Thomas W. Barnett papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photocopied diary of Thomas W. Barnett when he lived in Union Township, Fulton County, Indiana, from 1861 – 1870. Diary in folder 1, is written on pages from The Franklin Almanac and Diary for the Year 1861, which consists of 2 pages per month with a space for each date, the first page also showing sunrise, sunset, moon rise and moon setting time for each time zone in the United States, as well as the phases of the moon. This is a daily diary with...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Thomas W. Barnett papers
William P. Long diaries
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of William P. Long's pocket diaries from 1897 and 1900, with daily entries covering various topics such as the weather, family, friends, church news, and farm activities.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William P. Long diaries
William Wilson diaries
Scope and Contents This collection includes 16 volumes containing the diaries of William Wilson of Clinton County, Indiana. Ranging from 1880 to 1920, the diary entries include descriptions of farm life, social activities, and economic conditions along with personal finance notations and copies of affidavits regarding his disablity from his service in the Civil War. The first volume was originally a ledger used in 1859 and Wilson's first diary entry on December 29, 1880 mentions that he went to visit Sam Holiday...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William Wilson diaries