Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Folder S2166
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence ranging from 1836 to 1855 related to the fur trade partnership of Lewis Benjamin Berthelet and James Aveline of Peru, Indiana and Berthelet family correspondence. Besides Berthelet family members, other correspondents include John B. Richardville, Allen Hamilton, John A. Graham, and the New York businesses of Suydam, Sage and Co. and Grant and Barton. The collection also includes a January 18, 1846 letter sent to James Aveline from Spear...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and negatives of postcards from Lowell Nussbaum in Indiana ranging from circa 1910 to 1930s regarding Indianapolis buildings, street scenes and surrounding Indiana cities.
Dates: circa 1910-1930s
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Marie Stuart Edwards and the Shirk, Stuart, and Edwards families in Lafayette and Peru, Indiana and Marion, Ohio, as well as photographs, letters, and scrapbook pages from Mary Castner Smiley in Denver, Indiana, ranging from 1876 to 1990, regarding Edwards' women's suffrage activism (circa 1920-1922) and war work during World War II; family portraits of Edwards and three generations of the Stuart and Edwards families; the Shirk-Edwards House in Peru,...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Norris family in Whitely County, Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to circa 1950 and undated regarding several generations of the family as well as the Hower, Carns, and Smale families, and the Norris family homes and businesses. Box 2 contains a late 19th-century photograph album with tintypes and cartes de visite of members of the Carns, Smale, and Norris families
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1950
Collection — Folder S2004
Collection — Box 1-2
Collection — Folder S2162
Scope and Contents For the most part, the collection consists of both positive and negative images of letters written by Silas Clark to David Williams and David Charters from 1861 to 1865. Little attention is given to camp life, the emphasis falling more to details of battle. Specific geographic references are given (e.g. Grafton, city of Buchanan, Huttonville, Clarksburgh, Wheeling, Rich Mountain, Monogahela River, Pensacola) although the names of states are commonly omitted. Names of persons are also provided...
Collection — Folder S2345
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter sent by the Indiana Manufacturing Company of Peru, Indiana to Alexander and Howell, a hardware store located in Dixon, Illinois. Dated May 20, 1876, the letter promotes the company's "Champion Corn Sheller" and is signed by Indiana Manufacturing Company treasurer B. E. Stockwell.
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history transcripts of interviews with 45 individuals, conducted by George Dingledy for the Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project ranging from 1971 to 1986, regarding their lives and the history of Wabash, Indiana and the surrounding area.