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Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 92 Collections and/or Records:

Travel diary

 Collection — Folder S1525
Identifier: S1525
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a travel diary written on both sides of one sheet of paper by an unknown man from Wells County, Indiana. Dated from June 26 to July 4, 1852, the author chronicles his trip from Margaret Krewson's house in Wells County to the communities of Uniontown, Zanesville, and Roanoke and notes some of his activities following his return to the Krewson's house. His narrative mentions several people he visited, including James and Margaret Barrett, Peter Mulrine, and William...
Dates: 1852

Tyner-White family papers

Identifier: L416
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the correspondence (1838-1931) of the Tyner-White families. The majority of correspondence includes Ezekial Tyner’s wife, Sarah Meeks Tyner (1818-1899), daughter Ellen Tyner White (1846-1925) and granddaughter Grace Tyner White (1884-1966). Subjects discussed include political events, religion (largely activities within the Methodist Church), family events (births, deaths, and marriages), education, and travels.Correspondents include Zachery...
Dates: 1780-1953

Waller Taylor letters

 Collection — Folder S1287
Identifier: S1287
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of letters from the John C. Short papers in the Library of Congress from November 4, 1812, to May 16, 1815, plus one letter dated December 15, 1816, which was typed and donated by Dorothy Riker. The letters are addressed to John C. Short in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 1816 letter is to Major Edmund H. Taylor, receiver of public monies in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Dates: 1812-1816

Waterman family papers

Identifier: L174
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of the papers and documents of the Waterman Family. Also included are copies of the correspondences between Elijah and Thomas Waterman.
Dates: 1829-1896

Wellington A. Clark House brochures and dedication program

 Collection — Folder S3314
Identifier: S3314
Scope and Contents Collection comprises of information regarding the history of the Wellington A. Clark House in Crown Point, Indiana. Included in the materials is the "Old Homestead Story," the story of the Clark House, as well as a dedication ceremony program, invitation, and brochures. The collection also contains photographs of the Wellington A. Clark House.
Dates: 2007, undated

William Aldred account book

 Collection — Folder S012
Identifier: S0012
Scope and Contents This collection contains an account book (copy) kept by William Aldred from 1839 to 1865. The account book contains the names of individuals who purchased items in his store in Hamilton County, Indiana. A name index in not available.
Dates: 1839-1865

William Alexander collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0015
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to the life of William Alexander ranging from 1856 to 1876, including two copybooks, the preface to his scrapbook, newspaper clippings of poems, and recipes for cough syrup, liniment, flux, etc.
Dates: 1856-1876

William Deputy collection

 Collection — Folder S0356
Identifier: S0356
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies of reminiscences from William Deputy (1879-1885), genealogical information about the Deputy family from Morenci Robertson Wells (1939), and a history of Jennings County by Alice Bundy (1936) in Indiana, ranging from 1879 to 1939 regarding the Deputy family, Jennings County, and life in early Indiana.
Dates: undated

William Dixon collection

 Collection — Folder S1883
Identifier: S1883
Scope and Contents This collection includes three items: a page from an account book containing debit entries from October 12, 1840 to March 30, 1841 of Samuel and Solomon Dixson with Thomas Lemon and M. C. Hartley; an unfolded paper used as an envelope bearing the address "Mr. William Dixon, Fairplay P.O., Green County, Indiana" and sent by W.A. Gorman (undated); and a swatch of blue checked gingham.
Dates: 1840-1841, undated

William McCutchan family letters

 Collection — Folder S0875
Identifier: S0875
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from McCutchan family members who settled in Indiana and Ohio to their father and brother in Augusta County, Virginia ranging from 1819 to 1853. The majority of the correspondence is from siblings William McCutchan, Jr., Elizabeth (McCutchan) Straine, Jane (McCutchan) Smiley, Martha (McCutchan) Steele, and Mary Steele (McCutchan) Porter, who settled with their spouses in Parke County, Indiana, and their brother, Samuel McCutchan in Floyd County, Indiana, to...
Dates: 1819-1853