Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2276
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of research papers from Walter H. Kiser, including a typewritten transcription of "Aaron Burr's Canal Project at the Falls of the Ohio," an essay read by John H. Stotsenburg before the Clark County Historical Society in December 1904, and typewritten histories of various steamboats built in New Albany, Indiana, transcribed from Way's Steamboat Directory (1944), Way's Directory of Western...
Collection — Folder S1395
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of a September 22, 1843 letter written by William A. White at Newcastle, Indiana and published in the October 13, 1843 edition of The Liberator, a Boston abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison. The letter is addressed to "Dear Friend" and relates what happened when a mob assaulted White, Frederick Douglass, George Bradburn, and others at an anti-slavery meeting in Pendleton,...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two scrapbooks and two folders of loose clippings from William Blodgett dating from 1852 to 1895. The scrapbooks contain short news clippings, which are undated for the most part. Topics include sports, police corruption, articles about Blodgett, and a variety of unrelated pieces.
Scope and Contents This collection includes directories, newspaper clippings, booklets, notebooks, records, and membership cards from William (Dick) Elder in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1910 to 2005 regarding Warren Hills Christian Church. Notable items include a handwritten "New Testament" book, church official stamp, and membership index cards.
Collection — Folder S1897
Scope and Contents This collection includes three items: a February 12,1863 issue of the Indianapolis Daily Journal, with the published memorial and resolutions of the Indiana Soldiers in the Department of the Cumberland that were given to the Indiana General Assembly as a refutation that the soldiers wanted a "cessasion of hostilities" before the rebellion was put down; a July 24, 1863 message sent by Brigadier General Beatty to Lt. Colonel McIntire with an order to...
Collection — Folder S1640
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook, an envelope of cancelled checks, and six handwritten notes from a local union of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in Thorntown, Indiaan, ranging from 1885 to 1892. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings related to the temperance movement as well as handwritten minutes for various meetings held by the WCTU. The notes relate to insurance payments to the fire company as well as lists of different office expenses.