Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Albert H. Vestal collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Albert H. Vestal’s work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Dates: 1899-1932, bulk 1917-1932
Anna W. Wright collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Governor Oliver P. Morton regarding the recruitment of Black troops for Indiana regiments during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1864) and letters from Oliver P. Morton to Jacob Wright concerning the 1868 Republican National Convention from 1866 to 1868. Also included are several family letters to Jacob Wright and correspondence from a variety of national politicians to Louis T. Michener responding to his requests for them to speak in Indiana during the 1890...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Anna W. Wright collection
Clarence R. Rhodes scrapbook
Collection — Folder S1831
Scope and Contents This collection includes the scrapbook of Clarence R. Rhodes containing material ranging from 1875 to 1942. The numerous mounted newspaper clippings concern the administrations of President Grover Cleveland and President Benjamin Harrison and stories about their families, cabinet members and other political appointees. Histories and stories about a variety of other topics include criminal cases, the U.S. Civil War, and the centennial celebration of President George Washington’s inauguration....
Cora Mack Brown family papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, hair, postcards, programs, and invitations from Cora Mack Brown, her family and friends, and organizations such as the Order of the Eastern Star, the Methodist Church, and the Masonic Lodge in Milton, Indiana as well as in Illinois and Ohio ranging from 1860 to 1927 regarding local activities in Milton, Indiana, the organizations mentioned, and the Mack and Brown families.
Farley family collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and various documents of the Farley family ranging from 1861 to 1966, including birth certificates and marriage certificates, school report cards, school work, and invitations and programs from Washington, D.C. social and political events. Other items include a photographic image of a certificate of appointment of Thomas Davey as second lieutenant of the Bedford County (Pennsylvania) militia dated December 10, 1777; a certificate discharging L.S. Davis of...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Farley family collection
Francis Sevenish collection
Collection — Folder S2368
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of programs from several events held in Indianapolis, Indiana, including the First Annual Ball of Rollers, Roughers, Catchers and Hookers Union No. 9 at the Mozart Hall September 16, 1873, the Grand Social Ball given by the Working Women's Protective Association at the Washington Hall on May 13, 1874, and the First Annual Ball of the Associated Brotherhood of Iron and Steel Heaters of Indianapolis held at the Masonic Hall May 22, 1874. Also included are...
Frank E. Stevenson papers
Collection — Folder S2451
Scope and Contents This collection contains Frank E. Stevenson's military commission papers ranging from 1882 to 1909 for his service with the McCune Cadets, the Indiana National Guard, and as aide-de-camp to the governor. Other documents related to his military service include an invitation to the February 22, 1887 first annual ball of the Rockville Light Artillery; a circa 1910 document regarding the National Guard Association's recommendations for legislation regarding the National Guard; 4 handwritten copies...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank E. Stevenson papers
Harry G. Leslie, National Air Races invitation
Collection — Folder OBE022
Scope and Contents This collection contains one oversize invitation to the National Air Races in Chicago in 1930 to Governor Harry Leslie from the students of Ross Junior High School in Chicago.
Invitation to people of Indiana to visit Mississippi for Civil War centennial plaque
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection comprises an invitation plaque from Governor Ross Barnett of Mississippi circa June 24, 1961 to Indiana Governor Matthew E. Welsh and the people of Indiana to visit Mississippi for the U.S. Civil War centennial during 1961-1965. The plaque has Barnett's signature, the Mississippi state seal, a photograph of the Indiana Monument in Vicksburg National Military Park with an illustration representing the park.
Dates: circa 1961/06/24
John Howard Hanger collection
Collection — Folder S2042
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by the John H. Hanger family to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pritchard of Amo, Hendricks County, Indiana, including an invitation to the June 27, 1952 wedding of Beverly Ann Hanger and J. Trall Heitzenrater and year-end greeting cards from 1955 and 1957. The greeting cards share family happenings for the year written in verse by Rev. Hanger.