Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Marie Stuart Edwards and the Shirk, Stuart, and Edwards families in Lafayette and Peru, Indiana and Marion, Ohio, as well as photographs, letters, and scrapbook pages from Mary Castner Smiley in Denver, Indiana, ranging from 1876 to 1990, regarding Edwards' women's suffrage activism (circa 1920-1922) and war work during World War II; family portraits of Edwards and three generations of the Stuart and Edwards families; the Shirk-Edwards House in Peru,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains fractional currency, interest bearing notes, and other forms of paper currency of various denominations, ranging from 1807 to 1863). The bulk of the collection contains state bank notes, both circulated and uncirculated, from Indiana during the "Free Banking Era" (1837-1863). The collection also includes bank notes from Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1835-1863); United States issued currency (1830-1863); a certificate of deposit...
Dates: 1807-1949, undated
Collection — Folder S2816
Collection — Folder S2344
Scope and Contents This collection includes a July 14, 1862 letter written by Roswell C. Smith of Lafayette, Indiana to a Mr. Wood (?). In the letter he discusses the war, a picnic held at his family farm, the celebration of his 10th wedding anniversary, the Ellsworth house, and Lew Wallace.
Collection — Folder S2457
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Samuel and Hannah Taylor in Frankfort, Indiana to Mr. and Mrs. James Allen in Rockville, Indiana regarding family news, illness, the deaths of children, rural life, and Samuel Taylor's vocation as a preacher.
Collection — Folder S2349
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the reminiscences of Samuel J. Hochman and Ralph H. Schaupp. The circa 1960 handwritten memories are two pages long and were possibly written down for a North Central High School (Indianapolis) school project. Hochman mentions World War I, the Ku Klux Klan, Prohibition, the Great Depression, and the 1912 White River flood. Schaupp reminisces about his experiences during World War I and notes his membership in the Coif law honor society at Indiana...
Dates: circa 1960
Collection — Folder OBD044
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings and photographs mounted to board regarding the flight of the first official air mail service balloon, Jupiter from Lafayette, Indiana dated 1859-1900.
Dates: circa 1859-1900
Collection — Folder S1342
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied pages from the Violett House Hotel register. They list hotel guests from August 4, 1866 through January 1, 1867. Each registrant recorded his/her name, residence, and destination. The signatures and other information are legible. None of the pages are numbered, but dates are given for each new day.
Collection — Folder S3495
Scope and Contents This collection includes a print of the painting of William Digby created by George Winter in Indiana circa 1852. The print was created sometime after that, probably in the early to mid-20th century. The original painting belongs to the Tippecanoe Public Library.