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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami Indians (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business and...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and photographic postcards from Floyd E. Quick and other photographers in Peru, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio, and other locations in the midwestern United States ranging from 1897 to 1921 and undated regarding his work as a traveling photographer at circuses and carnivals, as well as performers, employees, animals, and public attendees on the midway and at the shows.The identified shows and groups include: Mabel Cody's Flying Circus, Eiler's Refined...
Dates: 1897-1921, undated
Collection — Folder S1197
Collection — Folder S1252
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 12-page typed essay entitled "Yesterdays" by Dr. Frank C. Steward circa 1910 regarding Stewart's road trip with his daughter, uncle and aunt to visit places he remembered as a child around Peru and La Fontaine, Indiana. He presented his paper to the Century Club of Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1910
Collection — Folder S2973
Collection — Folder S2503
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies and typed transcriptions of Civil War letters and documents written by and about Henry Clay Loveland and his parents, Ebenezer and Jane. The first item is an 1850 certificate of membership to the American Legal Association for Ebenezer P. Loveland. On April 27, 1862, Clay wrote to his family from Pittsburg Landing, where the Battle of Shiloh had been fought on April 7 and 8. He arrived after the fighting. Their trip from St. Louis took 75 hours. He tells...
Collection — Folder SP039
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides of nature scenes in Indiana circa 1950s, including rivers, waterfalls, caves, and state parks. These slides are dupllicates of the collection Indiana nature scenes lantern slides (P021).
Dates: circa 1950s
Collection — Folder S2169
Scope and Contents Collection consists of two items connected to John A. Dardeene. The first is a letter written in 1838 from Choctaw Academy in Scott County, Kentucky, and written for F.H. Dardeene by J.W. Barros, who lodged with Dardeene. The second item is a letter providing a report of sales (and distribution?) for 20 Blb. [lbs.?] of flour received from Logansport, Indiana. The report is dated July 18, 1838 and was mailed by [J.B. Buthelet?] of Peru to John A. Dardeene in Mt. Pleasant.
Collection — Folder S2682
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from John M. Wilson of Peru, Miami County, Indiana to his daughter on June 27, 1863 regarding conditions in the camp, where they will be moving next, his health and that of his company, and the dismissal of a Lieutenant for misconduct.