Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S475
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other...
Collection — Folder S754
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...
Collection — Folder SP074
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of members of Howe, Bath, Biddle, and Bailey families in Chicago, Illlinois; Quebec, Canada; Michigan City, Indiana; Mackinac Island, Michigan; and Bergamo, Italy ranging from circa 1860 to circa 1910, largely portraits of family members, a log cabin church attended by the Howe family, and Edward Biddle's residence in Mackinac Island.
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1910
Collection — Folder S0782
Collection — Folder S1854
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection are copies of correspondence and other materials of George Washington and people in Indianapolis, Indiana as well as others, from historical research conducted by Hubert H. Hawkins. The documents, which span the period between 1776 and 1908, concern Indiana and U.S. history, regarding topics such as the Revolutionary War, Irish immigration, Oregon Territory and Texas, the Civil War, and an account of Kentucky politician Cassius M. Clay killing Cyrus Turner in...
Collection — Folder S874
Scope and Contents This collection includes three letters from U.S Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch in Washington, D.C. ranging from 1865 to 1867, responding to different inquiries into treasury affairs. The first letter, written to the Honorable William P. Fessenden on May 13, 1865, concerns the appointment of the revenue collector at Eastport, Maine, the duties of custom-house officers, and the performance of a Lieutenant Hall. The second letter, sent to James Deshon, a merchant in Boston,...
Collection — Folder S1993
Scope and Contents This collection includes printed brochures from F. E. Compton and Company in Chicago, Illinois in 1922 regarding Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia and adoption by states and a typed, signed letter and forms from the Indiana Department of Public Instruction in Indianapolis, Indiana circa 1922-1930 regarding Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia and school forms.
Dates: circa 1922-1930
Collection — Folder S1992
Scope and Contents This collection includes commercially-printed tickets from the 1888 Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois dated June 19th regarding five days of convention attendance, some delegate, alternate and guest tickets, also a ticket allowing Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Mansur to sit in the rostrum.