Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1840
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter written by John Dillingham at Cincinnati, Ohio and sent to Lemuel Bassett of Lee, Massachusetts. Written between April 20 and May 1, 1823, the letter comments on the reading society in Lee, family education in the absence of common schools, slavery, river travel by flatboat, and the increasing use of steamboats and the building of these vessels in Cincinnati. He also discusses Christianity and other related topics and mentions "Uncle Hyde" and later Dr. Hyde,...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, negatives, and postcards from Martha E. Wright in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to 1993 and undated regarding individual family members from the Wright, Smythe, and Gill families, family homes, friends, daily life, recreational activities, parades in Indianapolis, industrial scenes, railroads, bridges, and steamboats.There were also correspondence and papers from Maurie Bailey Wright, Maude Bailey, and Kathryn and Martha Wright...
Dates: circa 1860-1993, undated
Collection — Folder S0349
Scope and Contents This collection includes undated documents and articles from different authors in Indiana regarding the history of steamboats, such as the Natchez, and their contstruction in New Albany, Indiana.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of O. V. Brown’s correspondence and other papers relating to his research on Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Civil War, southern Indiana, and Native American tribes from Indiana, ranging from 1806 to 1966. The included Civil War letters pertain to Marion Thurman, Spencer County, from family members serving the 25th and 48th IN Regiments (1861–1865). Brown’s Abraham Lincoln research includes correspondence from 1837 to 1965, and includes speeches made by Lincoln, printed...
Collection — Folder S2326
Collection — Folder S2450
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents ranging from 1863 to 1870 related to claims submitted to the United States government regarding the seizure of the steamer Allen Collier at Evansville, Indiana and its impressed service September 7-17, 1863 during the U.S. Civil War. Documents include the steamer’s enrollment form, license, inspectors' certificate, and receipt given at Louisville, Kentucky; correspondence and documents of E. R. (Edson R.)...
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 OBC021
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 5 reprinted paintings created by William E. Reed. The paintings are of different Mississippi and Ohio River steamboats: Betsy Ann, America, Homer Smith, Grand Republic, and Delta Queen.