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
American Lung Association of Central Indiana collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains organizational records including administrative records, financial information, correspondence, reports, statistical data and maps, broadsides, pamphlets and periodicals, scrapbooks, photographs, and audiovisual materials from the American Lung Association of Central Indiana and its primary predecessor, the Marion County Tuberculosis Association, in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1903 to 1977 regarding the organizations' activities in the eradication of tuberculosis...
Brookville, Indiana letter and photograph
Collection — Folder S1798
Scope and Contents This collection includes one letter, dated March 4, 1871 and a small photograph of a woman the letter identifies as "Caroline". The letter is addressed to a sister and the sender’s name is illegible. The letter predominantly discusses the different things happening in Brookville, Indiana in March of 1871. The highlights include a fear of small pox, a local gallery that takes pictures of the town inhabitants, and various people coming to stay for a visit.
Ewing family collection
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ewing family collection
Harold F. Brigham papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes professional correspondence, speeches, notes, research, clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, bibliographies, and other materials created and compiled by Harold F. Brigham in Louisville, Kentucky and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1967 regarding his work as a librarian in Kentucky and at the Indiana State Library. There are also a few materials relating to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, which Brigham used in his talk at the Conversation Club in...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harold F. Brigham papers
Heineken family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes several letters from members of the Heineken family, particularly to or from Christian, Samuel and Thomas Heineken, in Ohio, Indiana, and Great Britain ranging from 1810 to 1888 regarding settlement in Indiana and Ohio, family life, travel, weather, cholera epidemics, national politics, and farming. There is also a U.S. Civil War diary kept by Samuel Heineken during 1862-1863 and an 1888 roster of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Heineken family papers
James H. St John diary
Collection — Folder S1235
Scope and Contents This colleciton comprises a transcribed and typed diary from James H. St. John in 1863, concerning his service with the 83rd Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James H. St John diary
John Sipe and A.H. Phillips letters
Collection — Folder S1651
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of 23 letters written by John Sipe to Sallie Phillips while he was serving with the 38th Indiana Infantry Volunteer Regiment during the American Civil War. The letters are dated from September 9, 1861 to December 24, 1862 and covers a vareity of subjects. The collection also includes one letter written from A. H. Phillips to his sister Sallie on July 6, 1864. This letter concerns his own daily experiences serving in the Civil War. Some of the places...
Kathryn Fletcher Davis family papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, personal diaries, account books, and cassette tapes from Kathryn Fletcher Davis ranging from 1900 to 1975 regarding her life, daily expenses, and family. Her diaries record her every day life, including her relationships with family members, illnesses, household chores, and her attempts to bring in additional income through boarders and other jobs. The account books are detailed records of the family's expenses. Notable items include a small mirror with a...
Dates: circa 1900-1976
L. C. Smith letter
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from L. C. Smith to Simeon Chase in Wayne County, Indiana on December 2, 1818 regarding the county, health of the people, and his salary as a teacher.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / L. C. Smith letter