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Fort Wayne (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Gallatin Porter papers

 Collection
Identifier: L125
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gallatin Porter and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; speeches; autographed notes and manuscripts; and printed Congressional bills ranging from 1804 to 1928, regarding Porter's political career; biographies; historical subjects; his manuscript and indices.

There are also oversize Internal Improvement Loan stock document and newspaper clippings, ranging from 1838 July to 1888 May (OBC146).
Dates: circa 1804-1928, undated

Allen County and Gary public libraries scrapbook

 Collection — Folder SP122
Identifier: SP122
Scope and Contents This collection includes loose pages of a scrapbook containing photographs and postcards of library buildings and book deposits for the Allen County Public Library and the Gary Public Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 1930 in Gary, as well as Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. There are also a few interior views. Many of the building images are accompanied by a handwritten figure denoting the cost of the building at the time of construction.
Dates: circa 1904-1930

Allen County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1645
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the early history of Fort Wayne. Included are a number of documents in French, recollections about the Henry Rudisill home and mill, copies of Henry Rudisill’s private letters, information pertaining to Captain William Wells and a legal document pertaining to the city of Fort Wayne. This collection also contains a copy of a legal document that appears to pertain to a county land sale that took place for the purposes of creating a canal, and a copy of...
Dates: 1783-1882

Ann V. Hammer photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP161
Identifier: SP161
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Ann V. Hammer in Indiana ranging from 1946 to 1954 and undated, regarding the courthouse tree in Greensburg, Indiana Dunes State Park, Webster Lake in Kosciusko County, Lake Wawasee and the South Shore Inn in Syracuse, and a possible camp at Rivervale, Lawrence County. There are also postcards Grouseland in Vincennes, Mac's Famous Barbeuce in Evansville, Indiana Dunes State Park, and Hotel Van Orman and downtown Fort Wayne. An undated advertising item...
Dates: 1946-1954, undated

Bert J. Griswold papers

 Collection — Folder S549
Identifier: S0549
Scope and Contents This collection includes carbon and photocopies of typed, hand-corrected documents from Bert J. Griswold in Fort Wayne, Indiana ranging from 1702-1802 regarding early military life in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Dates: 1702-1802

Clark Bradish Bailey land grant

 Collection — Folder OB182
Identifier: OB182
Scope and Contents This collection is a land grant to Clark Bradish Bailey for property in Fort Wayne, Indiana dated March 15, 1837.
Dates: 1837/03/15

Comparet family collection

 Collection — Folder S1122
Identifier: S1122
Scope and Contents This 14-page manuscript was typed by Bessie Keeraan Roberts, 1012 Loree Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1940. She copied articles from the Fort Wayne Sentinel for 1902 about the old Wabash and Erie Canal and life in the early days of Fort Wayne, as her grandfather, Alex C. Comparet (1828-1921), remembered. One section is about the old fort, "on a high embankment of the Maumee overlooking the Indians across the river..."In the section entitled "Famous Boats," Mr. Comparet wrote: "The...
Dates: 1828-1940

Darwin Kelley papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0765
Scope and Contents This collection includes poems, letters, documents from Darwin Kelley and others in the United States and Germany ranging from 1917 to 1990 regarding the Civil War, World War II, and personal matters.
Dates: 1864-1990

Ernest L. Whittington collection

 Collection — Folder S1400
Identifier: S1400
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D.W. Henry, a lawyer from Terre Haute, Indiana, to General and Mrs. Jesse M. Lee, residing in Manilla, Philippine Islands, regarding a book memorializing Colonel R. W. Thompson, dated December 22, 1906; a Chicago and South Eastern Railway Company letter dated October 29, 1895 from W.S. Parkhurst to railroad agents, regarding a September 14, 1892 tariff correction; a blank Defense Warden Application from the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a blank Certificate...
Dates: 1895-1962

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Dates: 1818-1889