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Greencastle (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Depew Williamson manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1432
Identifier: 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...

Chittenden family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L031
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the Civil War. The letters written during the Civil War discuss health conditions, army life, the siege of Vicksburg, life and politics in Indiana, and Confederate prisoners at Camp Morton. Also included are letters to Amanda Chittenden from family members and to George Chittenden regarding Republican politics, his work with the Indiana Hospital for the Insane, and other family...

DePauw University Class of 1891 photograph album

 Collection — Volume V576
Identifier: V576
Scope and Contents This collection includes one photograph album of the DePauw University class of 1891 in Greencastle, Indiana. Annotation on the cover verso: "Property of Will Neff. Sent to Louise Binkley-Secy by his sister after his death."

Ethel Arnold Tilden letters

 Collection — Folder S217
Identifier: S0217
Scope and Contents This collection includes one typed, signed letter and one autographed, signed letter from Ethel Arnold Tilden in Greencastle, Indiana regarding poems she has written and information she requested from the library.

Frank A. Ashworth oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH030
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview with Frank A. Ashworth, conducted by Thomas Krasean on September 2, 1968. In the interview, Ashworth discusses his military service and homesteading in Kansas.

Georgia Eva Lockenour papers

 Collection
Identifier: L435
Scope and Contents This collection includes six class notebooks kept by Lockenour while at DePauw University, primarily dealing with music; report cards from Bedford, IN and Mitchell, IN schools and DePauw University from 1902-1920; musical composition Woodruff Place Centennial song, 1972; and an autograph book from 1890-1905; a New Testmane, undated; and Lydia's autograph book, from 1890-1905.

Lena Tweedy Smith collection

 Collection — Folder S1208
Identifier: S1208
Scope and Contents This collection includes certificates from Lena Tweedy Smith in Greencastle, Indiana ranging from 1912 to 1961 regarding membership of the Alpha chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta at Depauw University.

Nimrod Grigsby papers

 Collection — Folder S547
Identifier: S0547
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy from Florence P. Crawford in Greencastle, Indiana on 1826/11/09 regarding the indenture of William Grigsby.

Oliver Smith Rankin collection

 Collection — Folder S1093
Identifier: S1093
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten and typed copies of affidavits and sworn statements dating from 1864 through 1949 concerning Oliver Smith Rankin, from the 10th Indiana Volunteer Regiment, who was executed as a spy during the Civil War. Oliver was from Greencastle, Indiana, and resigned his commission in the U.S. Army so he could be on detached service in the Secret Service under the chief of army police, Col. Trussdail, and also under General Rosecrans of the Army of the Cumberland. Oliver...

Paper currency collection

 Collection
Identifier: L393
Scope and Contents This collection contains fractional currency, interest bearing notes, and other forms of paper currency of various denominations (1807-1863). The bulk of the collection contains state bank notes, both circulated and uncirculated, from Indiana during the "Free Banking Era" (1837-1863). The collection also includes bank notes from Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1835-1863); United States issued currency (1830-1863); a certificate of deposit note from...