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Railroads

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 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...
Dates: 1880-1894

Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. 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.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Dates: 1830-1901

Branham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3199
Scope and Contents This collection contains David Branham’s letters to his wife, Cynthia, written while he was supervising railroad construction in Martinsville. Also included are family letters written during the Civil War, legal and business papers, minutes of the Soldiers Aid Society of North Madison, Indiana, and a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the Civil War. There are also a certificate of thanks to William Branham for serving as a volunteer during the...
Dates: 1812-1896

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).
Dates: 1856-1889

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.
Dates: circa 1877-1925

Christian Schrader collection

 Collection
Identifier: L573
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE010).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Dates: 1842-1987

Claude M. Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: L540
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, military documents, such as telegrams, transport orders, and bulletins, pay record book, tickets, identification cards, Gray's World War I diary, World War I photographs and postcards, Rose Polytechnic Institute school materials, recommendation letters, service records, photocopies of newspaper clippings, autobiographical materials, memorials, insurance vouchers, a charcoal drawing of Gray during WWI, and realia from World War I and Rose Polytechnic...
Dates: 1910-1948

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...
Dates: 1808-1911

Dr. Frederick D. Francis, "Memorial to Lewis Emery Bailie and the Story of the National School of Telegraphy" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2857
Identifier: S2857
Scope and Contents This collection contains the 135 page typewritten manuscript "Memorial to Lewis Emery Bailie and the Story of the National School of Telegraphy" that was completed by Dr. Frederick D. Francis, a graduate of the school, in 1966. Ranging from 1905 to 1966, the manuscript includes biographical sketches and photocopies of photographs of Bailie and former students Sylevester Niemeyer, Fred Ferris, and Dr. Francis, and photocopies of Dr. Francis's mementos and records regarding Bailie, the school,...
Dates: 1905-1966

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).
Dates: 1936/12/14