Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Ashbel P. Willard collection
Collection — Folder S1418
Scope and Contents This undated document is handwritten in black ink on blue paper. The heading is "The Contest," and reports on a meeting of the opponents of Mr. Willard at the Market House on Tuesday night. The writer stated: "During the greater part of Willard's remarks, the meeting was an example of decorum and continued so, until it was disturbed by the arrival from Jeffersonville of some half dozen wagons containing a number of the faithful. These men, troubled with more whiskey than brains, made noise...
Cejnar family collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains John Cejnar’s correspondence, notes and news stories, including information on John Dillinger and Indiana inventors. Also included are papers of Esther Cejnar relating to her work with the American Association of University Women, the Indianapolis Council of Social Agencies, the League of Women Voters, and the Red Cross.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Cejnar family collection
Charles C. Anderson account books
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains three account books for a foundry owned by Charles C. Anderson of Jeffersonville, IN. Each book is indexed and occasionally contains bills and receipts. The foundry worked with such clients as the Jefferson City Schools, Jefferson Gas Company, Louisville Rolling Mill, U.S. General Hospital and the Indiana State Prison.
Clark County collection
Collection — Folder S1654
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items related to Clark County, Indiana, including a 1900 picture and short description written by James M. VanHook of the first Methodist church built in Indiana and once located near Charlestown; a copy of "Early Precipitation Records for Jeffersonville, Indiana," a report by Dennis O'Harrow dated August 3, 1936; an undated copy of "The Jeffersonville Orphan Home" written by Ben F. Taylor, a former resident of the home; and "The Murder of Indians in Clark...
Dates: 1900-1930s, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clark County collection
Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company collection
Collection — Folder S2143
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence ranging from 1876 to 1884 that was sent by Indiana businesses to the Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company and later to Gillett and Company regarding order requests, payments, and complaints. The correspondents were hardware dealers and other businesses from Indianapolis, Union City, Marion, Frederick, Terre Haute, Logansport, South Bend, Jeffersonville, Goshen, Madison, Perrysville, and Richmond.
Ephraim Ogden land grant
Collection — Folder OB043
Scope and Contents This collection includes a land grant issued to Ephraim Ogden of Ripley County, Indiana dated April 10, 1848.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ephraim Ogden land grant
George S. Cottman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George S. Cottman papers
Henry Fludder letter
Collection — Folder S3038
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one Civil War letter written by Henry Fludder to his brother, George, on Aug. 10, 1864. In the letter, Henry Fludder traces his hospitalization and recounts the course of his illness, from bronchitis to “Sun pain” over his right eye. He expresses his desire to know of the health of friends and relatives; and he relates what news he has heard, including word of the death of his mother.Henry Fludder never names his regiment in the letter, but he does provide...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Henry Fludder letter
Indiana Department of Correction scrapbooks
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of newspaper clippings related to prisons and prison issues throughout the state of Indiana during the mid-1960s and from 1978 to 1981. The collection also contains the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Reformatory (Jeffersonville) minutes for three meetings during 1918-1919. There is also a scrapbook containing relevant news articles, press releases, groundbreaking ceremony information, and photographs relating to the Indiana Department...
James W. Daniels diary
Collection — Folder S2601
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of a diary kept by James W. Daniels when he served with the 4th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry during the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from September 1861 to December 1862, his entries are narratives of the movements and actions of his regiment.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James W. Daniels diary