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Pioneers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ezra Meeker, Veedersburg, Indiana covered wagon photograph

 Collection — Folder SP105
Identifier: SP105
Scope and Contents This collection includes a black-and-white photograph from C. Wesley Smith of Veedersburg, Indiana depicting Ezra Meeker with his covered wagon in front of the house of his relative John Meeker in Veedersburg in December 1906.
Dates: 1906 December

Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2036
Scope and Contents This collection includes material regarding activities conducted and sponsored by the Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc. in the 1970s. Folder 1 has correspondence, documents and newpaper clippings regarding the Indiana Frontier Picnic that took place in Aurora, Indiana in May 1974 in conjunction with the re-enactment of James Harrod's canoe trip down the Ohio River to commemorate the settlement of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Folder 2 contains copies of documents...
Dates: 1964-1980

Hyacinth Lasselle family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L127
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and business papers of the Hyacinth Lasselle family, and papers of a number of Vincennes families connected with the Lasselles through family or business relations, including the French merchants, Francis Bosseron and Antoine Marchal. The Hyacinth Lasselle papers include his account books (1798-1843); receipts, contracts, land documents, and other legal and business documents from Vincennes and Logansport (1796-1843); business correspondence, primarily...
Dates: 1713-1904

Isaac and David Leap photograph and envelope

 Collection — Folder SP162
Identifier: SP162
Scope and Contents This collection includes tintype photograph of Isaac and David Leap in Indiana circa 1860. There is also an accompanying envelope which carried the photograph from bookseller Raoul Renault in Quebec, Canada to museum curator Verne Patty in Carmel, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1860

Jehiel W. Goltry letter

 Collection — Folder S0523
Identifier: S0523
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from Jehiel W. Goltry in Jennings County, Indiana from December 10, 1840 describing pioneer life in Jennings County.
Dates: 1840/12/10

John Brown Dillon collection

 Collection
Identifier: L377
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
Dates: 1859-1886

Mary J. Aborn collection

 Collection
Identifier: L001
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of papers of Ebenezer F. Lucas (1807-1871), which include his correspondence regarding the operation of the Wabash and Erie Canal; correspondence, surveys, and legal documents relating to his business and land interests in Warren County, Indiana; and papers relating to the 1860 census. The collection also includes Mary J. Aborn’s correspondence and writings in relation to early Warren County history and the removal of Native Americans from...
Dates: 1815-1907

Powell A. Moore photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP142
Identifier: SP142
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from historian Powell A. Moore in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1883 to 1946 and undated, regarding the cities of Gary and Hammond and other places in Lake County, as well as local industries, such as meat packing and oil refining.
Dates: 1883-1946, undated

Tyner-White family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L416
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the correspondence (1838-1931) of the Tyner-White families. The majority of correspondence includes Ezekial Tyner’s wife, Sarah Meeks Tyner (1818-1899), daughter Ellen Tyner White (1846-1925) and granddaughter Grace Tyner White (1884-1966). Subjects discussed include political events, religion (largely activities within the Methodist Church), family events (births, deaths, and marriages), education, and travels.Correspondents include Zachery...
Dates: 1780-1953

William Digby portrait print

 Collection — Folder S3495
Identifier: S3495
Scope and Contents This collection includes a print of the painting of William Digby created by George Winter in Indiana circa 1852. The print was created sometime after that, probably in the early to mid-20th century. The original painting belongs to the Tippecanoe Public Library.
Dates: undated