Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Item — Volume V334
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook compiled by Florence J. Martin that conveys her experiences as a nurse in France from 1917 to 1919 during World War I through letters, photographs, and newsclippings.
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Frances Marvel Gnass’s family, including Joseph Brown’s ciphering book of mathematical operations and business accounting practices (1840-1843); a promissory note for payment to Isaac Brown (1857), and a page of accounting notations of the Brown family (1869-1877); Edith Walker’s autograph book (1888-1893); and a full-page from the Crawfordsville Journal and Review that lists soldiers buried in Montgomery County, Indiana by...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains two copies of an article Frederick Landis wrote regarding Abraham Lincoln, the restoration of New Salem (Illinois), and the agreement Landis had with the State of Illinois for sole rights for a three year period to make a Lincoln movie in the restored town (circa 1923). The collection also includes some of his "Hoosiergrams" and "Yankee-Grams", and his one page compositions on George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt...
Collection — Folder S1801
Scope and Contents The collection includes a letter written on the reverse of an undated broadside. The one-page portion of a letter is dated December 31, 1905, and is addressed to “Tracy, My Dear Son.” The letter mentions receipt of a bank certificate, a tribute paid to the writer’s mother, and memories of dear Grandmother Orr. The undated broadside on which the letter was written includes a column headed “notes of Sport” (“Dope That May Interest Baseball Readers…”) and another column headed “Low...
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...
Collection — Folder S2352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence sent to Geoge W. Sosnowski of Gary, Indiana from January to March 1932 by U.S. Senators Henrik Shipstead, James E. Watson, Robert Bulkley, J. Hamilton Lewis, Arthur R. Robinson, Royce S. Copeland, and James J. Davis and Congressmen Louis T. McFadden, John N. Garner, and John E. Rankin in response to the plan Sosnowski sent them for domestic prosperity and improvement of economic and banking conditions through the establishment of a banking...
Collection — Folder S0355
Collection — Folder S3105
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials concerning Gilbert Harris from Indiana ranging from 1905 to 1946, relating to World War II and local concerns as well as deaths. Among the items relating to World War II are a ship's newspaper, a broadside welcoming returning troops to their voyage home on the S.S. Tristram Dalton, and newspaper and magazine clippings. The clippings are obituaries and announcements of an award and of a visit home. The collection also includes photocopies of an...