Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 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...
Scope and Contents The collection contains the correspondence between George F. and Amanda Chittenden during their engagement and during the U.S. 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...
Collection — Volume 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."
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of the journal of Elijah Evan Edwards while a student at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) at Greencastle, Indiana. Within the journal, Edwards describes life as a student and the cost, societies, and activities while there.
Collection — Folder S217
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.
Dates: 1933 May; undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Frank A. Ashworth, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on September 2, 1968. In the interview, Ashworth discusses his military service and homesteading in Kansas.
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.
Dates: 1890-1972, undated
Collection — Folder S1208
Collection — Folder S547
Collection — Folder 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...