Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph Ballard letters
Collection — Folder S0062
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joseph Ballard letters
Joseph G. Wood "Plowshares and Powder" manuscript
Collection — Folder S2339
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed 21 page manuscript from Joseph G. Wood presented for the Indianapolis Literary Club, October 1942, regarding the local history and folklore of Daviess and Martin Counties of Indiana. Some names are included in Wood’s narrative.
Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. letters
Collection — Folder S836
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters written by Randolph G. Adams of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. of Indianapolis, Indiana, from February 1942, regarding two Indiana 1841 checks signed by Allen Hamilton, president of the Fort Wayne branches of the Indiana State Bank and the Allen Hamilton National Bank. Hamilton was elected to the Indiana Senate in 1859, serving one term.
Julia Ainsworth letter
Collection — Folder S009
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Julia [Ainsworth] to Desire Gallup on April 4, 1838, regarding the difficulties she is having, living on the frontier in City West, Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Julia Ainsworth letter
Julia Cooley Altrocchi collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to Wolves Against the Moon, including research correspondence and notes, a manuscript of the book, reviews and correspondence with Harold S. Latham and others at the Macmillan Company, the book's publisher, from the author, Julia Cooley Altrocchi, ranging from 1933 to 1958. Also included are notes and a manuscript on the Fort Dearborn massacre.
Kate Milner Rabb, "A Hoosier Listening Post" clippings
Collection — Folder S2133
Scope and Contents This collection includes two clippings of Kate Milner Rabb's Indianapolis Star column, "A Hoosier Listening Post." The first article was published on December 29, 1928 and relates information about an old pocketbook that once belonged to Hoosier pioneer James Marshall and was given to the museum of the Washington Historical Society in Salem, Indiana by Marshall's grandson Chalres W. Kinney. Rabb describes a list of goods to be disposed of at a sale...
Lasselle family photographs
Collection — Folder SP080
Scope and Contents This collection includes carte-de-visite and daguerreotype portrait photographs of the Lasselle family from Fort Wayne, Indiana and New Orleans, as well as unknown places, ranging from circa 1841 to 1876, depicting three of Hyacinth Lasselle's children, Charles, Stanislaus, and Marie Louise, and several descendants--Francis J. Lasselle, Sophia A. (Lasselle) Nettlehurst DeWald, Hannah Nettlehurst, Apolline Julie (possibly Blanc, b. 1860), Joseph Wilfrid Sidney Blanc (b. 1862), Mary Frances...
Dates: circa 1841-1876
Lennie M. Berkey collection
Collection — Folder S0111
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 13-page, typed biography of Mary Adaline Brock, written by daughter Lennie Martin Berkey in 1941, covering Mary's life from her birth in 1858 through the Civil War period. Also included is a 2-page note written in 1943 by Lennie, with additional recollections of her mother during this time period, including a memory of Morgan's Raid during the U.S. Civil War.
Lucy Morerod Detraz collection
Collection — Folder S0357
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated 11-page handwritten biography about Lucy Morerod Detraz by her niece or nephew in Indiana regarding Detraz and the history of Vevay, Switzerland Couny, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1903-1916
Madison County Native American murders statement of expenditures
Collection — Folder OB022
Scope and Contents This collection includes a December 21, 1824 statement of expenditures written and signed by Indian Agent John Johnston regarding the costs "arising out of the murder of nine friendly Indians in Madison County Indiana by sundry Citizens of the United States in March 1823." This opening statement on the document uses the incorrect date of 1823 instead of 1824. The document is an itemization of a number of different expenses, including the coroner's inquest fees; the cost of guarding the...
Dates: 1824, 1873