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Michigan City (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Carter H. Manny collection

 Collection — Folder S926
Identifier: S0926
Scope and Contents The collection contains a typed articled "Hoosier Slide," written by Carter H. Manny.
Dates: circa 1960

Indiana scenes photographic slides

 Collection — Folder SP041
Identifier: SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-1960s

Indiana State Prison collection

 Collection — Folder S2137
Identifier: S2137
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of entries from the minute book of the Board of Control for the Indiana State Prison from March 1859 to June 1860 regarding the history of the prison at Michigan City; two copies of a document about the wardens who served the prison from 1822 to 1933 (circa 1930s); and a copy of the address by Alfred F. Dowd, warden of the Indiana State Prison, before the American Prison Association General Session on October 12, 1944.
Dates: 1859-1944

LaPorte County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2084
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of copies of articles related to the history of LaPorte County, Indiana. They include "Prehistoric LaPorte" by Warren C. Ransburg, "Old Mills of LaPorte County" by Dr. S. Arthur Stewart, an obituary of Mrs. Viola Andrew Cochran from the LaPorte Herald Argus on March 13, 1930, "History of the Trail Creek Region", "Michigan City's First Hundred Years", "A Survey of Michigan City", and...
Dates: 1893-1956

Lowell Nussbaum postcard photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and negatives of postcards from Lowell Nussbaum in Indiana ranging from circa 1910 to 1930s regarding Indianapolis buildings, street scenes and surrounding Indiana cities.
Dates: circa 1910-1930s

Michigan City Old Lighthouse Museum collection

 Collection — Folder S2505
Identifier: S2505
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a volume of compiled documents relating to the restoration of the lighthouse in Michigan City and establishment of a musem by the Michigan City Historical Society ranging from 1965 to 1969. The materials include copies of newspaper articles, letters from the historical society, a blank heritage bond certificate, and a pamphlet about the museum.
Dates: 1965-1969

New York Central and South Shore Line railroads photographic slides

 Collection — Folder SP040
Identifier: SP040
Scope and Contents This collection includes 33, 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s of locomotives of the New York Central Railroad, photographed by Dr. S. D. Marty, and the South Shore Line Railroad, photographed by Paul Meyer.
Dates: circa 1950s

Paper currency collection

 Collection
Identifier: L393
Scope and Contents This collection contains fractional currency, interest bearing notes, and other forms of paper currency of various denominations (1807-1863). The bulk of the collection contains state bank notes, both circulated and uncirculated, from Indiana during the "Free Banking Era" (1837-1863). The collection also includes bank notes from Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1835-1863); United States issued currency (1830-1863); a certificate of deposit note from...
Dates: 1807-1949, undated

William W. Higgins correspondence

 Collection — Folder S655
Identifier: S0655
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from William W. Higgins to his parents in Michigan City, Indiana, ranging from 1836 to 1838.
Dates: 1836-1838

William Woodward letters

 Collection — Folder S1453
Identifier: S1453
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twenty four letters written by William Woodward from September 1847 to September 1848 and sent to family members in Middletown, Connecticut and New York. The first two letters were written from Buffalo, New York and Cleveland, Ohio and describe his travels by railroad, steamer, and stage to Michigan City, Indiana. The bulk of the letters were sent from Michigan City and mention his health, the weather, business activities, economic conditions, and social life and...
Dates: 1847-1848