Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Indiana State Fairgrounds collection
Collection — Folder OBC228
Scope and Contents This collection contains a seating diagram for the livestock show pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and was created most likely during the 20th century by architects, Rubush and Hunter in Indianapolis, Indiana. As well as copies of blueprints of the Normandy Barn advertising its relocation and an invitation.
Dates: 20th-21st century
Indiana State Fairgrounds, Manufacturers Building map
Collection — Folder S3439
Scope and Contents This collection contains one map of the booths and booth space at the Manufacturers Building at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1928.
Dates: circa 1928
Iris Baughman diary
Collection — Folder S2530
Scope and Contents This collection includes a small travel diary kept by Iris Baughman during her trip from her home in Rensselaer, Indiana to the St. Louis World's Fair in August 1904 when she was about 9 years old.
Dates: 1904 August
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Iris Baughman diary
John Brown Dillon collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John B. Dillon’s historical notes on people and events relating to the early exploration and settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest. Also included is a scrapbook of Dillon’s letters published in newspapers on the U.S. Civil War, the Republican Party, and Indiana history (1861–1876); letters to Dillon regarding the Historical Society, the Indiana Sanitary Fair (1864), and Dillon’s historical work; and a memorial by John Coburn on the life of John Brown...
John M. Smith collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John M. Smith collection
Kendallville, Indiana Fair collection
Collection — Folder S1988
Scope and Contents This collection includes a commercially printed advertisement from Kendallville Fair in Kendallville, Indiana ranging from 1907/09/23 to 1907/09/27 regarding attending the fair. On the verso, there is Confederate currency of $500.00, dated February 17, 1864.
Liberty Bell in Indianapolis photographs
Collection — Folder SP102
Scope and Contents This collection includes 2 black-and-white photographs taken in Indianapolis, Indiana when the trains bearing the Liberty Bell stopped in the city in April, 1893 on the way to the Chicago World's Fair, and again in 1904 on the way to the St. Louis World's Fair.
Dates: 1893 April; 1904 November
World's Columbian Exposition collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, lists of World's Fair furniture taken by various individuals and organizations, and an itemized statement from individuals connected to Indiana's involvement with the 1893 World's Fair in Indianapolis, Indiana and Chicago, Illinois ranging from 1893 to 1894 regarding Indiana State Day, various pieces of furniture, and reimbursement for representing the State at the World's Fair.There is also a proclamation for the World's Columbian Exposition...