Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
Addison C. Harris papers
Collection — Folder 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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Addison C. Harris papers
Austin H. Brown papers
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.,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Austin H. Brown papers
Branham family papers
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Branham family papers
Caleb Anderson papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
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).
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Caleb Anderson papers
Cecil Beeson, Blackford County photograph collection
Collection — Folder 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
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 (OBE017).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Claude M. Gray papers
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Claude M. Gray papers
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
Donald Barneclo photograph album
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album from Donald Barneclo in Indianapolis, Indiana; Bourges, Paris and other places in France, 1918-1919 regarding Indianapolis street scenes, Barneclo in uniform, sights in France during and after World War I, tickets from sightseeing and travel, a telegram, snapshots of other soldiers and military life, the battlefields in France, destruction from war, including the damge to Reims Cathedral, and casualties.There are also photographs from...
Dates: 1889-circa 1950
Dr. Frederick D. Francis, "Memorial to Lewis Emery Bailie and the Story of the National School of Telegraphy" manuscript
Collection — Folder 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,...