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Frontier and pioneer life -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

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

William Prince papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1084
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of correspondence and documents recording payments during William Prince’s time as Indian agent at Vincennes, Indiana.

There is also a land grant belonging to Prince dated February 27, 1813 (OB174).
Dates: 1813-1834

Yandes family papers

 Collection — Folder S1479
Identifier: S1479
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from the Yandes family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, and Cuba ranging from 1833 to 1891 regarding local and family news, women's education, business, the Indiana State House, national and local politics, and the Civil War. Mary Yandes' letter to Ann Hampson on July 15, 1837 mentions Zerelda Gray Sanders' marriage to Governor David Wallace of Indiana (one year prior). There are also trade cards for Yandes family businesses in Indianapolis, Indiana, two blank greeting...
Dates: 1833-1891