Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967
Collection — Folder S2604
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Collection — Folder S1394
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters ranging from 1938 to 1939 and sent to Chaplain White from inmates and former inmates of the Indiana Reformatory at Pendleton. The letters express appreciation for the Bible and prayer classes, thank him for his advice, and for those on parole, they discuss how they are doing with work and family. Also included is a copy of a June 8, 1939 letter White sent to a former inmate and his chaplain's report covering his activities at the prison from July 1, 1939 to June...
Collection — Folder S1524
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photocopy of the submission “Civil War Letters of Confederate Cavalryman and Dallasite, Thomas Payne Worthington,” a contribution of 9 pages in length, excerpted from the June 1980 issue of The Quarterly of the Dallas Genealogical Society (specifically, pages 91-99). The items in the compilation include 3 diary entries and 15 letters, most of the letters having been written by Thomas Payne Worthington from Camp Morton in...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the original handwritten journal as well as a typed transcript version of Urban Baldwin’s experiences fighting for the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary spans the spring and part of the summer of 1865. Baldwin records much about army camp life and details of skirmishes and small battles.
Collection — Folder S709
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from William Dunn Hynes in Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee ranging from 1862 to 1865 regarding life in the Army and being a captive of the Confederates and an autographed, signed letter from William P. Duval in Florida on 1826/08/18 regarding territorial politics.
Dates: 1826, 1862-1865
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a regimental history of the 6th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and the reminiscenses and biography from William Henry Harrison Doll in Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding military life, Andersonville and Libby prisons, and the U.S. Civil War, as well as Doll's daily life and travels.
Collection — Folder S0679
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters predominantly written by James P. Dougherty to his sister, Zerelda Hood, during the Civil War from 1862 to 1865. The collection also contains letters written to Zerelda during the war by her brother William H. Dougherty, her sister, Elizabeth Beckett, Elizabeth's husband, R. T. Beckett, Mary Martha Alford of Greenfield, Indiana, and Dianna Hood. Two additional items within the collection are a writing assignment by Zerelda's daughter, Eliza Hood, from 1869 and...
Dates: 1862-1869, 1905