Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection include John James DuFour’s daybook of expenses and travel notes (1796–1826), and his instructions and reports for his work in America (1796–1804); maps of the Swiss colony and Vevay (1802–1836); and 1810 description of New Switzerland; John Francis DuFour’s correspondence and appointments to public office; a 1917 transcript of David DuFour’s account of his 1801 voyage from Switzerland to America; and articles by Perret DuFour (1807–1884) on the early history of Switzerland...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and postal envelopes from Leonard Woolsey Bacon, Henry Ward Beecher, James Bryce, Evelyn Craig, Rebecca Harding Davis, George Cary Eggleston, Edward Eggleston, Harry Fenn, Richard Watson Gilder, Washington Gladden, Edward Everett Hale, William Dean Howells, Samuel Pennybacker, Frederic Remington, James Whitcomb Riley, Charles Dudley Warner and Frances E. Willard in various locations in the United States ranging from 1868 to 1960 regarding...
Dates: 1868-1960, undated
Collection — Folder S0309
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters in English and German, newspaper articles and an issue of the Ford Times from Evelyn Mae Craig and others, including William A. Holman, Filomena Gould, John Macdonald, Susan M. Ostrom, and Wayne Guthrie in Indiana, Toronto, Canada, and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1882 to regarding legislative business, a family tree, local history and personal achievements.
Dates: 1882-1963, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and a few clippings and pamphlets from Frank M. Hohenberger in Indiana and Kentucky ranging from 1916 to 1935 and undated regarding landscapes, nature scenes in state parks and other locations, local buildings, houses of important figures, historic sites, and some people.
Dates: 1916-1935, undated
Collection — Folder S2321
Scope and Contents This collection contains typewritten transcriptions of letters sent to Frederic L. Grisard, Jr., his wife, Zelie, and his father, Frederic L. Gisard, Sr., all of whom lived in Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana. The letters were translated from French to English by Nellie P. Waldenmaier, great-grandaughter of Frederic, Jr. The letters are organized into two sets, with the first set consisting of 16 letters sent from 1832 to 1848 to Frederic, Sr. and Frederic, Jr. and Zelie from the following...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes items collected by Hazel Warren including a letter and wooden artist palette with wood inlays and poem from Placidus Kempf, O.S.B. in Saint Meinrad, Indiana, dated October 6, 1934, regarding his poem, "The Painter"; and a 6-page narrative entitled, "Index of the Pictures of the Swiss Colony at Vevay, Indiana" dated April 1924. There is also a letter from Bertha E. Dunham, from July 31, 1930, regarding the matter of a late order for dune prints that needed to be tinted...
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated
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
Collection — Folder S1161
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original copy of the Boston Recorder, Nathaniel Willis, November 11, 1820 (No. 46, Vol. V, p. 181-184). The article, "Dutch Settlement in Indiana" by Rev. Thomas C. Searle (p. 181), is an extract of a letter from Searle submitted to the Boston Recorder, dated October 2, 1820. Searle’s letter discusses his observations of the church ministry and school education in the rural Dutch settlement between Vevay and Madison, Indiana.
Collection — Folder S0490