Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Miller letters
Collection — Folder S954
Scope and Contents The collection contains two handwritten letters from 1845 as well as transcripts typed in 1969. These letters contain topics such as disease, farming, mutual family and friends, and steamboat travel. The collection's two letters were sent to Abraham Miller of the Wisconsin Territory in 1845. One, sent by his father Samuel, details the sickness prevalent amongst the settlers, the revivalist Methodist congregations, and the annual crop. The second letter written by B.F. Keith, accounts the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Abraham Miller letters
Clark County collection
Collection — Folder S1654
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items related to Clark County, Indiana, including a 1900 picture and short description written by James M. VanHook of the first Methodist church built in Indiana and once located near Charlestown; a copy of "Early Precipitation Records for Jeffersonville, Indiana," a report by Dennis O'Harrow dated August 3, 1936; an undated copy of "The Jeffersonville Orphan Home" written by Ben F. Taylor, a former resident of the home; and "The Murder of Indians in Clark...
Dates: 1900-1930s, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clark County collection
Claude Mason photograph album
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album with snapshots from Claude Mason in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1901 to 1914 and undated regarding his day-to-day life, family, friends, holidays, recreational activities, and various sites concerning his work as a civil engineer. There is also an envelope with loose photographs from the album.
Dates: 1901-1914, undated
Dora Ogden photograph album
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes an unbound photograph album from Dora Ogden in Indiana, Robinsonville, Mississippi, Memphis, Tennessee, ranging from 1893 to 1911 regarding tornado damage in Robinsonville, Mississippi (1893); group portraits; steamboats; Ogden Wine Co.; recreational activities; agriculture; Bon Ami Club; and buildings. There are also a few clippings regarding Dora's wedding and club activities.
Effa Danner collection
Collection — Folder S2602
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 35 different items that can be grouped into several different types. The first is three letters written around 1927 from Mrs. A.V. Danner talking about various steamboats. Accompanying these letters is a newspaper clipping from the same time period about the steamboat “Jacob Strader”. The bulk of the collection is a series of receipts from various steamboat companies from 1849 to 1857. Generally speaking, each receipt includes the ship name, ports that it picked up...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Effa Danner collection
Enoch Honeywell diary
Collection — Folder S0678
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 112-page typed transcription of Enoch Honeywell's diary relating his experiences traveling from New York to Ohio and Indiana from 1815 to 1820 to trade goods. He included prices of land and items available for purchase from the different areas he passed through. The diary also relates Honeywell's 70-day boat trip from Lawrenceburg, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana, his observations about the southern city, and his travel by ship back to New York in 1817.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Enoch Honeywell diary
Harold Brown Adkinson papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and negatives; Indianapolis Fire Department event programs; Indianapolis Fire Department records, procedures and scrapbooks; an index to Ohio and Mississippi River steamboat images; newspaper clippings and brochures about steamboats and flatboats, newspaper clippings from Indianapolis Fire Department collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1943 regarding the Indianapolis Fire Department, steamboats and flatboats....
Dates: 1877-1943, undated
Harold Brown Adkinson steamboat photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, negatives, clippings, and postcards from Harold Brown Adkinson in Indiana in 1932 and undated regarding steamboats, bridges and rivers in the United States, and related topics.
Dates: 1932, undated
Harry Lemen oversize photograph collection
Collection — Folder OP004
Scope and Contents This collection includes five photographs of steamboats, the Ohio River, and Jefferson County from Harry Lemen in Madison, Indiana from around the 1940s.
Dates: circa 1940s
"Indiana" steamer article
Collection — Folder B085
Scope and Contents This collection contains one reprint of an article from The Waterways Journal entitled "Steamer Indiana named for state celebrating 150th anniversary in 1966". The article was originally published on May 14, 1966. The author is unknown. Attached to the article is a note from Governor Branigin to Robert McClaren, State Librarian.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / "Indiana" steamer article