Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Comstock family papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes deeds and other legal papers; family histories, photographs; greeting cards; notebooks and letters from Comstock, Beers and Hartwell family members in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri ranging from circa 1840 to 1961 regarding legal and family business.
Dates: circa 1840-1961
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Comstock family papers
Eva Faucett papers
Collection — Folder S454
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and postcard from George Schrader in Missouri, Guam and Manila ranging from 1942 to 1945 regarding military service, friend and life back home.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Eva Faucett papers
Frank E. Brownell papers
Collection — Folder S182
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and diary entries from Elmer Ellsworth in Illinois in 1859 regarding life and newspaper clippings, transcripts of newspaper clippings, headlines and speeches from Francis E. Brownell and others in New York and elsewhere ranging from 1861 to 1901 regarding the death of Col. Elmer Ellsworth in 1861.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank E. Brownell papers
Gary Public Library oral histories
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts of interviews and audio recordings from the Gary Public Library about the early days of Gary, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1970. Eight of the folders contain items that were part of a series titled "Gary Public Library presents Living Voices of the Pinoeers," many of which were broadcast on the radio for the Gary "Golden Jubliee" in 1956. There is also a recording from a Lion Club of Gary banquet in honor of Al Greene.
Dates: 1955-1970, undated
George H. Proffit collection
Collection — Folder S1087
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostat as well as a xeroxed copy of handwritten daily journal entries by George H. Proffit, from August 20 until October 27, 1837. These entries document the removal of the Potawatomi Indians from a camp on Crooked Creek on August 20 until the last entry made in Harmony, Missouri on October 27. Mr. Proffit calls his entries "Journal of Emigration." He gives number of miles traveled, rations issued, and facts about the trip.On September 22, he wrote:...
Hide family papers
Collection — Folder S653
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, memoirs, and genealogical information from John Hide and the Hide family in Missouri, Illinois, and Tennessee ranging from 1854 to 1909.
Dates: circa 1854-1909
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hide family papers
Ignatius Brown papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed poems and writings, pencil drawings and official documents from Ignatius Brown and others in Indiana, New Orleans, Louisiana; Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee ranging from 1856 to 1861 and regarding life, Civil War battles, and a vessel clearance from port.There is also an oversize folder containing editions of newspapers including the Weekly Indiana Citizen, the Central Normal News,...
Dates: 1856-1861, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ignatius Brown papers
Joseph Beeler collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters of the Beeler family ranging from 1823 to 1850. The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836–1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847–1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph Beeler collection
Martha C. Bishop papers
Collection — Folder S121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a memoir from Martha C. Bishop in Indiana from circa 1880-1946 regarding her life.
Dates: circa 1880-1946
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Martha C. Bishop papers
Mrs. Ila Reinstedt family letter
Collection — Folder S2725
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a typescript copy of a letter written by Mrs. Ila Reinstedt, who lived in Washington, Missouri, in 1936. In the letter, she relates what she knows of the genealogy of the Williams family from which she was descended. The original of her letter is the property of Harry Neimeyer. The genealogical information Mrs. Reinstedt relates centers around two personalities. The first is Rinda WIlliams (Rinda French, later Rinda Stockdale), who died in Samesa,...