Spanish-American War, 1898
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Asa J. Smith collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Asa J. Smith collection
Clem Doane collection
Collection — Folder S0362
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence, receipts, and documents from Clem Doane and others in Jasper, Indiana ranging from 1858 to 1920 regarding daily life, accounts, land purchases, printing costs, travel costs to Bloomington, Indiana, and the death of Cornelia Frances Lorey.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clem Doane collection
Corporal Major R. Wilson scrapbook
Collection — Volume V178
Scope and Contents This collection includes one bound scrapbook of newspaper clippings, mainly cartoons, from the Kokomo Daily Tribune in Kokomo, Indiana. Photographic prints of ships, including the Raleigh, Baltimore, Concord, Petrel, Iowa, New York, Amphitrite, and Indiana are included as well as various Spanish American War-related military scenes and leaders. A section of the clippings focuses on heroes and stories told after the completion of the war. Adhered to the last few pages...
David F. Allen biography
Collection — Folder S637
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of an eleven page typewritten biography of David F. Allen of Frankfort, Indiana. Ranging from 1808 to 1911, the biography includes Allen's family history, detailed information about his military service with Company C, Indiana 10th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, his service with Company C, 150th Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War, and his service with Company 1 of the 38th Regiment U.S. Volunteers during the the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / David F. Allen biography
David I. McCormick papers
Collection — Folder S869
Scope and Contents This collection includes a discharge certificate, a catalogue of flags carried by Indiana regiments in the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American wars, and a typed autobiography from David I. McCormick in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1929, regarding personal reminiscences, family history, Owen County, politics, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / David I. McCormick papers
Frank A. Ashworth oral history
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Frank A. Ashworth, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on September 2, 1968. In the interview, Ashworth discusses his military service and homesteading in Kansas.
Fred Norris papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Fred Norris while serving during the Spanish-American War, family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an autograph album, ranging from 1841 to 1943. The majority of the clippings are obituaries from residences from Richland Township of Whitley County, Indiana. There are also oversize marriage certificates, 1874-1900 (B052) and 1890-1900 (OB034).
Dates: 1841-1943, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Fred Norris 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
General Henry Ware Lawton collection
Collection — Folder S0814
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten document containing three resolutions regarding actions the State of Indiana would take in response to the death of General Henry Ware Lawton during the Philippine Insurrection. The resolutions were drafted and signed on December 20, 1899 by a committee comprised of Governor James Mount, William Hart, and John B. Conner.The collection also includes a February 7, 1939 handwritten letter sent to Indiana Governor M. Clifford Townsend by Ex Sgt....
Harry Willis Miller autobiography
Collection — Folder S1900
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a handwritten autobiography written by Harry Willis Miller in 1936. At the time of the donation, the original copy was housed at the Area Research Center, River Falls, Wisconsin.