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Fort Wayne (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Milo O. Cutter collection

 Collection — Folder S1281
Identifier: S1281
Scope and Contents This collection includes one autograph book, a red ribbon with the initials "M.O.C.", a tiny ticket stub, and an envelope with "Milo O. Cutter, San Francisco, Cal." hand-written on the front. There is no stamp or indication of mailing on this envelope. The signatures in the autograph book range from 1882 to 1886. Among the signatures are cousins Charles L. Carter of Fort Wayne; Jessie B. Carter; and Flora E. Fowler of Wooster, Ohio. Other signers were: Willa Knight, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Elizabeth...

Mrs. J.F. Brenneman papers

 Collection — Folder S0162
Identifier: S0162
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes photostats of newspaper articles from multiple journals in multiple cities ranging from 1811 to 1888 regarding Indiana history, current events in Indiana, Quaker and other Christian denomination church business including relations with African Americans and Native peoples.

Office of Indian Affairs collection

Identifier: L443
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of letters copied from the records of the Office of Indian Affairs and the Office of Indian Trade housed at the National Archives. Ranging from 1815-1821, the bulk of the collection is correspondence sent and received by Michigan territorial governor, Lewis Cass, regarding the Michigan superintendency. Major issues discussed are the licensing of British subjects for trade with the Indians, the distribution of annuities established by Indian treaties and the...

Paul "Mike" Burns letter

 Collection — Folder S1370
Identifier: S1370
Scope and Contents This collection contains the letter to Paul "Mike" Burns informing him of induction into the Sagamores of the Wabash. The typed letter, dated December 16, 1964, is from Indiana Governor Matthew E. Welsh.

R. Starkweather collection

 Collection — Folder S1240
Identifier: S1240
Scope and Contents The letter is date-stamped September 27 from Fort Wayne, and is addressed to A. Van Nechten, Esq., Catskill Greene County, New York. The letter was written by R. Starkweather on September 26, 1838, from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. Starkweather told Mr. Van Nechten that: "Your lands are scattered through the country from Napoleon, Ohio, to Lafayette, Ind., a distance of 175 miles and about 40 in breadth to embrace them all." At the bottom of page one, Mr. Starkweather made a chart for lots and...

Roche family papers

 Collection — Folder S1806
Identifier: S1806
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eleven letters within the Roche family. Most of the letters are addressed either “Dear Brother” or “Dear Sister”. All of the letters are handwritten and discuss family business as well as local events. They cover a variety of different topics and reflect life in the 1830s, 1840s and 1850s.

Ross A. Howey, Gulf War photographs

 Collection — Folder S2948
Identifier: S2948
Scope and Contents This collection includes 30 photographs taken by Specialist Howey, a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Iraq and near Rafha, Saudi Arabia during and after the Persian Gulf War.

"Sketches of Western Adventure: Comprising a Biographical Narrative of the Life of Jacob Upp" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1333
Identifier: S1333
Scope and Contents This photocopied, 30-page manuscript tells the story of a father and son, Jacob and John Upp, who were both captured by Indians. The original manuscript was created in 1851.

An accompanied affidavit certifies the item as an exact and true copy of the original book, signed "Lula Fisher" on May 10, 1935.

Walter K. Jordan papers

 Collection — Folder S746
Identifier: S0746
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of an autographed, signed letter and a typed transcript of a letter from Walter K. Jordan in the Indiana Territory ranging from 1812/10/12-1812/12/17 regarding war and personal matters.