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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Addison C. Harris papers

 Collection — Folder S0596
Identifier: S0596
Scope and Contents The collection contains three items ranging from 1880 to 1894, including a manuscript of Addison C. Harris’ account of the Quakers in the community where he was raised. He talks about their prosperity and his experiences attending the Quaker Meeting House and the Quaker school. He proceeds to discuss the founding and early history of the Quaker Church as well as Quaker beliefs. Also included are a pamphlet titled “Indiana” that also includes a map of the state and a memorandum brief submitted...

Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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. Other correspondents include Thomas A. Hendricks, James Whitcomb,...

Caleb Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0022
Scope and Contents This collection contains three diaries of Caleb Anderson (1875, 1881, 1884-1885), in which he recorded the weather, prices, and his accounts. It also includes family letters and business papers; the correspondence of John T. Anderson regarding his work as an agent of the Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad in Ladoga (1864-1865); and John T. Anderson's record book of goods woven at the Ladoga mills (1882-1887).

Cecil Beeson, Blackford County photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP015
Identifier: SP015
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana ranging from circa 1877 to 1925, regarding buildings, businesses, houses, and other places in Blackford County as well as events that occurred there. Collection includes an item-level inventory.

David F. Allen biography

 Collection — Folder S637
Identifier: S0637
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...

Ellsworth Walls collection

 Collection — Folder S1353
Identifier: S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).

Francis D. Warner collection

 Collection — Folder S1362
Identifier: S1362
Scope and Contents This collection includes certificates, accounts, deeds, and pamphlets from Francis D. Warner ranging from 1856 to 1885 and undated, related to business concerns and membership to organizations such as the Masonic Mutual Benefit Society of Indiana, Norther Indiana Agricultural Society, and the New Carlisle and Farmers Union Fair Association.There are also undated certificates for F. D. Warner and Mrs. D. E. Warner from the Imperishable Burial Vault Company; the 1870 constitution and bylaws of...

Gilbert Hutton collection

 Collection
Identifier: L452
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspapers, photographs, letters, certificate, and map from Gilbert Hutton in the Pacific front during World War II ranging from 1944 to 1953 regarding military life. Three copies of the "Instrument of Surrender of the Japanese Government and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters" to the United States Army and Allied Forces in Tokyo, Japan and the Philippines on September 2-3, 1945 are included in the collection. There are also six 16 mm film reels he made or...

Harry H. Coburn photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SP032
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...

Ida F. Richardson collection

 Collection — Folder S1109
Identifier: S1109
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten documents dating from 1871 and ending with 1879. On November 8, 1871, there were proceedings in the U.S. District Court regarding the Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette Railroad Company for adjuication of bankruptcy. The petition was filed by Joel F. Richardson and the City of Lawrenceburg. Joel was Ida's father. Other items in the collection are about the formation of the Farmers Literary and Social Society'. There are three programs, dated October and...