Rising Sun (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Alice Perkins diary
Collection — Folder S1053
Scope and Contents This collection includes a personal diary of Alice Perkins in Rising Sun, Indiana, ranging from 1895/01/01 to 1895/07/09.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alice Perkins diary
Franklin Pierce and Colonel Abel C. Pepper correspondence
Collection — Folder S1063
Scope and Contents Collection includes original letter handwritten by future President Franklin Pierce from Hillsborough, New Hampshire, on November 27, 1829, to Colonel Abel C. Pepper of Rising Sun, Indiana. The letter indicates that Franklin Pierce and Abel Pepper were close friends at the time. In 1829 Col. Pepper had been appointed sub-Indian agent at Fort Wayne by General Andrew Jackson, hence the letter was forwarded to Fort Wayne, Indiana
James S. Terwilliger collection
Collection — Folder S1295
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of letters and papers regarding James S. Terwilliger in Indiana, Ohio and Arkansas, ranging from 1838 to 1890, regarding family life and business concerns.
John Hewitt Jones collection
Collection — Folder S2189
Scope and Contents John Hewitt Jones wrote his biography, which is typed on seven long sheets. There are original documents and letters from 1793 through 1878. Several sheets give passenger names with their embarkation and destination on various riverboat trips. A document on blue paper, dated August 22, 1851, records resolutions for establishing the Rising Sun Wesleyan Seminary. In an envelope, hand-written diary pages and typed partial pages give historic information about Rising Sun from 1880 through 1887. ...
John T. Miles letters
Collection — Folder S953
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence written by John T. Miles from, 1867-1870, while residing in Rising Sun, Ohio County, Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John T. Miles letters
Joseph W. Dalrymple papers
Collection — Folder S2603
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Joseph W. Dalrymple from Rising Sun, Indiana, including letters he wrote to his wife, Jennie, while on business in towns along the Ohio and Missisippi rivers in Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee (1870-1881); correspondence from his partner, John W. Bush, from Rising Sun (1875-1881); letters and invoices from merchants in Cincinnati, New Orleans, Louisville, Natchez (Miss.), and Cairo (Ill.) (1871-1883); and correspondence...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph W. Dalrymple papers
Ohio County, Indiana collection
Collection — Folder S2092
Scope and Contents This collection includes the bylaws and constitution adopted by the Rising Sun (Indiana) Lyceum on November 26, 1842 and a two-page typewritten history of Ohio County compiled by the Rising Sun Library in circa 1960 to assist with school requests.
Dates: 1842-circa 1960
Samuel Fulton Covington papers
Collection — Folder S301
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten pages and photocopied, typed pages from Samuel Fulton Covington and others in Indianapolis, Indiana around 1858 regarding family life and early education in Rising Sun, Indiana.