Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S018
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Albert Alyea. Included in the diary are notes about the birth and death dates of his family, his accounts with various stores, weather reports, his barn raising, and accounts of what he sold to other individuals. Alyea also uses the diary to write about his time spent in the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary also contains several additional items, including a newspaper clipping about new fishing laws, a real estate appraisal, and a newspaper...
Collection — Folder S2992
Collection — Folder S1183
Scope and Contents This collection includes forty-nine clippings of Kate Milner Rabb's Indianapolis Star newspaper column, "The Hoosier Listening Post," range from March 14, 1935 to July 25, 1935 that contain transcribed entries from diaries kept by Helen Clift of New Castle, Indiana in 1863 and 1865. Helen used her diary to record her daily chores, the weather, visitors, social activities, and other happenings in New Castle. Her 1863 diary also recorded her time teaching in Economy, Wayne County, Indiana and...
Collection — Folder S1889
Scope and Contents This collection includes twelve newspaper and photocopied clippings in the collection, dating from 1957-1966 from various Hendricks County newspapers. Six of the clippings concern school personnel and the history of schools in the county. Three clippings profile local personalities. One focuses on the subject of a dangerous bridge in the county. Another spotlights the centennial celebration in Amo, Indiana; and one explains how a caved-in roof from heavy snow brought about the building of the...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes four diaries of Hiram A. Pratt of Waveland, Indiana. The diaries are from 1866, 1869, 1882, and 1887 and contain entries about Pratt's daily activities and expenditures, the weather, church attendance, and news about family and friends.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed diary from James Greene in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1875 regarding daily life and business affairs and two photocopies of carbon copies of typed copies from Donald L. Siebert in 1979.
Collection — Folder S1117
Scope and Contents This is a typed transcript of John Ferris Riker's 1852 journal about his overland trip from Cincinnati to California to participate in the Gold Rush. A copy of the publication, which is 62 pages, is located at the Beinecke Library, Yale University. On the day of their departure, April 5, 1852, John Riker was 23 years old. His relative Aaron Riker was 22 years old, and his friend David Lichliter was 21 or 22. On page 3, John lists the three messes with six men in each. In the second...
Collection — Folder S1651
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of 23 letters written by John Sipe to Sallie Phillips while he was serving with the 38th Indiana Infantry Volunteer Regiment during the American Civil War. The letters are dated from September 9, 1861 to December 24, 1862 and covers a vareity of subjects. The collection also includes one letter written from A. H. Phillips to his sister Sallie on July 6, 1864. This letter concerns his own daily experiences serving in the Civil War. Some of the places...
Collection — Folder S3357
Scope and Contents This collection includes a study and editorial papers from UWE F. Koehler, C.B. Monk Jr., and Robert D. Orr in Indiana ranging from 1973-1974 regarding the April 3, 1974 tornado in Monticello, Indiana.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains the weather diary (copy) begun by Rapin Andrews in 1837. After his death in 1849, the diary was continued by an unknown individual. Locations for temperature readings were Gorham, Ontario County, New York (1837-1839) and Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana. Rapin recorded the temperature three times daily. He also noted wind speed and direction, and included notes about the overall conditions for that day. Occasionally, Andrews included other notes about recent...