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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Wilson Smith collection

Identifier: L146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his...
Dates: 1858-1949

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

Central Correspondence College collection

 Collection — Folder S2625
Identifier: S2625
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six undated advertisements for Central Correspondence College, each mounted on heavy cardboard.Item Listing:undated Advertisement for Central Correspondence College, giving the Columbia National Bank (1907) and Peoples State Bank as references and listing the names of successful graduates.Undated Advertisement - “You Ought to Be in Class 4!”1906 Advertisement - “Is This Not satisfactory Evidence?” which provides four...
Dates: circa 1906-1907

Civil War envelopes and postcards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3134
Scope and Contents This collection includes two postcards and 23 printed envelopes from New York City, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Hartford, Connecticut during the U.S. Civil War, with illustrations of pro-Union propaganda.Manufacturers the envelopes found in this collection are: Stinson and Co., 79 Cedar Street, New York, New York; S. C. Upham, 310 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; A. S. Robinson, Hartford, Connecticut; D. Murphy's Son, 65 Fulton and 372 Pearl Street, New...
Dates: circa 1861-1865

Dale Carter collection

 Collection — Folder S231
Identifier: S0231
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed documents from Dale Carter and W.R. Strange in Frankfort, Indiana during 1958 regarding the Frankfort Post Office and Frankfort and Clinton County history.
Dates: 1958?

Envelopes collection

Identifier: L324
Scope and Contents This collection includes envelopes ranging from the 1700s to the 1950s from numerous collections at the Indiana State Library. The envelopes were taken out of their original collections and kept loose in four large boxes. Some were removed and placed back with their collections while others remain separate. The remaining envelopes are now arranged in alphabetical order by last name with the original collection noted.
Dates: 1800-1950

Homer E. Capehart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L650

James Crabs papers

 Collection — Folder S306
Identifier: S0306
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from James Crabs in Decatur, Indiana ranging from 1842-1852 regarding post office business.
Dates: 1842-1852

John V. Beamer collection

Identifier: L517
Scope and Contents This collection principally consists of papers related to John V. Beamer's career in U.S. Congress from 1951 to 1959 and includes correspondence regarding legislation and political issues from constituents and colleagues, national associations, labor unions, Indiana newspapers, colleges and universities, and businesses in his district; speeches, newsletters, and press releases; copies of the Congressional Record; newspaper clippings; campaign records, printing...
Dates: 1910-1974

Joseph Habersham letters

 Collection — Folder S2136
Identifier: S2136
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten transcriptions of eight letters written by Postmaster General Joseph Habersham regarding the establishment of a postal route from Louisville to Kaskaskia, via Vincennes. Ranging from 1797 to 1799, the letters were transcribed from volumes F-I of the letterbooks of the Postmaster General.
Dates: 1797-1799