Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Fifth Day Evening Club newsletter
Collection — Folder S1520
Scope and Contents This collection contains the first issue of the Silver Leaf newsletter written for the Fifth Day Evening Club possibly from Rockville, Indiana from March 1866 regarding education, news, science, and literature. The marriage of James M. Coltrane and Samantha E. Teague is mentioned in the newsletter, their marriage license was issued in Rockville, Indiana on February 19, 1866.Source:Ancestry.com. Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed May 5,...
Frank E. Stevenson collection
Collection — Folder S2585
Scope and Contents This collection includes one 34-page, typed manuscript and one envelope front from Frank E. Stevenson in Rockville, Indiana from about 1913 regarding the state of preparedness of the U.S. military for war. The envelope is addressed to Major F. E. Stevenson, Field Artillery Ind. Nat. Guard, Rockville, Ind., with a return address of War Department, Division of Militia Affairs and marked "Official Business." Written on the envelope is "Report 7055/76," "Are we prepared for war," and "Rockville...
Frank E. Stevenson papers
Collection — Folder S2451
Scope and Contents This collection contains Frank E. Stevenson's military commission papers ranging from 1882 to 1909 for his service with the McCune Cadets, the Indiana National Guard, and as aide-de-camp to the governor. Other documents related to his military service include an invitation to the February 22, 1887 first annual ball of the Rockville Light Artillery; a circa 1910 document regarding the National Guard Association's recommendations for legislation regarding the National Guard; 4 handwritten copies...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank E. Stevenson papers
John E. Woodward and Company account book
Joseph A. Wright collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Joseph Albert Wright in Washington from his family in Rockville (1843-1844); letters from his district regarding local and national politics (1844); letters to Wright as Governor of Indiana regarding appointments, railroad development, the Indiana State Bank, criminal cases, agricultural societies, and politics (1849-1857); letters to him as U.S. minister to Prussia (1857-1861), including letters from Americans traveling in Europe and letters from American...
J.T. Johnston collection
Collection — Folder S1986
Scope and Contents This collection includes a fabric campaign ribbon from J.T. Johnston in Rockville, Indiana regarding the campaign for governor.
Dates: circa 1896
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / J.T. Johnston collection
Netta Pratt letters
Collection — Folder S1076
Scope and Contents This collection includes four handwritten letters from Netta Pratt to Mary P. (Long) Frison in Rockville, Indiana, ranging from 1960 to 1965 regarding history of the Hollandsburg Baptist Church, and information about the people connected to it. There is also a clipping from an envelope indicating Netta's home address with notes on her maiden and married names, and date of death. The surnames mentioned in the letters include Shawley, Ball, Stout, Swain, Thomas, Spencer, Porter, Baker, Asbury,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Netta Pratt letters
Parke County, Indiana World War I soldiers photograph album
Collection — Folder SP158
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album compiled by the Indiana Historical Commission with images from Parke County, Indiana ranging from August to December 1918, regarding groups of men from the county, often wearing badges or armbands, who enlisted in the U.S. armed forces or the local guard during World War I. The men in the photographs are unidentified and most of them were taken on the steps of the Parke County Courthouse in Rockville. There is one photograph with four African-American...
Dates: 1918 April-December
Samuel and Hannah Taylor letter
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.