Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Dixie O'Connor collection
Collection — Folder S1024
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Civil War sutlers check found by Mr. Dixie O'Connor at the Wilson's Creek Battlefield near Republic, Missouri. The token was given to a soldier in the 22nd Indiana Volunteer Regiment and it was "good for 25 cent in goods." The collection includes the October 25, 1963 letter Mr. O'Connor sent with the sutlers check to the Indiana State Library. His letter describes how and where he found the token and offers his speculation about how it got there (the 22nd did not take...
Dates: circa 1861-1862, 1963
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Dixie O'Connor collection
Ellsworth Walls collection
Collection — Folder S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ellsworth Walls collection
Ewing family collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ewing family collection
Henry Bloomfield Evans papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, autographed ledgers from Henry Bloomfield Evans and Ambrose G. Ruddell in Indiana ranging from 1837 to 1841 regarding accounts for goods and services.
Joseph W. Dalrymple papers
Collection — Folder S2603
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Joseph W. Dalrymple from Rising Sun, Indiana, including letters he wrote to his wife, Jennie, while on business in towns along the Ohio and Missisippi rivers in Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee (1870-1881); correspondence from his partner, John W. Bush, from Rising Sun (1875-1881); letters and invoices from merchants in Cincinnati, New Orleans, Louisville, Natchez (Miss.), and Cairo (Ill.) (1871-1883); and correspondence...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph W. Dalrymple papers
Nathaniel Williams papers
Collection — Folder S1991
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed ledger and letters from Nathaniel Williams and others in Lawrence County, Indiana and in Cuba ranging from 1867 to 1898 regarding mercantile records and the Spanish-American War in 1898.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Nathaniel Williams papers
New Albany, Indiana collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a New Albany, Indiana mercantile record book, with financial standing and personal notes of over 1000 merchants compiled by the Mercantile Agency representative from 1867 to 1880. An index of the merchant's names accompanies the record book.The collection also includes a lithographic print of a drawing by George W Morrison of New Albany as seen from the hills below the city. The lithograph was created by T. Sinclair of Philadelphia and published by John R....
Dates: circa 1848-1970
William Aldred account book
Collection — Folder S012
Scope and Contents This collection contains an account book (copy) kept by William Aldred from 1839 to 1865. The account book contains the names of individuals who purchased items in his store in Hamilton County, Indiana. A name index in not available.