Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1432
Scope and Contents This three-page, typed manuscript is entitled "Recollections of My Childhood Days," written by Caroline Depew Williamson on January 3, 1897, when she was 86 years old. She begins with her birth in Virginia and move to Indiana when she was twelve years old. Caroline tells about the hazardous journey in November and December 1822. After a short stay in Paoli, the family moved to Orleans. She attended a subscription school, where her favorite teacher was Mr. Proctor. At the age of 16, she became a...
Collection — Folder S0212
Scope and Contents The penmanship in this hand-written letter, in ink, is easy to read. James Perry Campbell wrote to William Harrison Cowherd on October 13, 1863, from Collierville, Tennessee, telling him about the death of his son, Francis Marion Cowherd. The Battle of Collierville lasted for five hours. James wrote: "F.M. [Francis Marion] Cowherd was shot through his body; thought at first he was shot in the mouth but I was mistaken. The ball struck his side near his cartridge box and came out on the other...
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and business correspondence from John R. Simpson and his family and friends in Paoli, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1822 to 1875 regarding family matters, patents, and land grants.
Collection — Folder S1997
Scope and Contents This collection includes a commercially printed address tag from Orange County Wood Products Company in Paoli, Indiana regarding business advertising and an autographed set of directions.
Dates: circa 1920-1960
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from 1968 as well as an original 18-page draft and 6 photographs for Murdock’s manuscript, "A Story of Indiana Geology." Correspondence includes 3 letters between Murdock and John B. Patton, State Geologist with the Indiana Geological Survey, regarding suggestions and comments for the manuscript; a fourth letter is from Robert Shaver, Soil Conservation Service, granting permission to use fossil illustrations. Also included is the business card for...