Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Austin H. Brown papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Austin H. Brown papers
Elijah Thacker land grant
Collection — Folder S3483
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostat of a land grant issued to Elijah Thacker for land in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 1, 1816.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elijah Thacker land grant
Ellis Lawrence personal narrative
Collection — Folder S0811
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten account by Ellis Lawrence, dated September 13, 1862, describing his experiences during the "Siege of Cincinnati" in the Civil War. Due to his Quaker faith, Lawrence refused to participate in any military activity for the defense of the city. His account describes the beliefs of the Quakers and his arrest, detainment and treatment by the guards during his short confinement during September 10-13, 1862.
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
Ezra Lamkin land grant
Collection — Folder S3484
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostat of a land grant issued to Ezra Lamkin for land in Cincinnati on May 30, 1816.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ezra Lamkin land grant
George Smith land grants
Collection — Folder S3482
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of land grants issued to George Smith for land in Cincinnati on June 28, 1821.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George Smith land grants
Harold Brown Adkinson steamboat photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, negatives, clippings, and postcards from Harold Brown Adkinson in Indiana in 1932 and undated regarding steamboats, bridges and rivers in the United States, and related topics.
Dates: 1932, undated
Heineken family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes several letters from members of the Heineken family, particularly to or from Christian, Samuel and Thomas Heineken, in Ohio, Indiana, and Great Britain ranging from 1810 to 1888 regarding settlement in Indiana and Ohio, family life, travel, weather, cholera epidemics, national politics, and farming. There is also a U.S. Civil War diary kept by Samuel Heineken during 1862-1863 and an 1888 roster of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Heineken family papers
Henry W. Starr diary
Collection — Folder S1241
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 63 typed pages of the diary of Henry W. Starr, written in 1850, which details Starr's experiences travelling across country to join the Calilfornia Gold Rush. His entries include his observations of animals, terrain, camps, weather, food, and people.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Henry W. Starr diary
Jacob Garretson letter
Collection — Folder S0504
Scope and Contents This collection contains a January 17, 1852 letter written by J. Garretson of Philadelphia and sent to "Theo". His letter recounts his experiences and observations during a trip through Ohio and Indiana. He notes the depressed wheat prices in Ohio and that Indiana was in much better condition with the pork trade being the staple of the state. He shares his thoughts about his visits to Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Vincennes, and Madison, Indiana and Cincinnati, Ohio. He also mentions the fact that...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jacob Garretson letter