Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
16th Battalion United States Marine Corps Reserve collection
Collection — Folder S1242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopied materials regarding the creation and history of the 16th Battalion United States Marine Corps. Within the collection are photographs showing the newly recognized Battalion at San Diego, California and Quantico, Virginia bases where the unit received training. There is also an announcement of the unit's mobilization to active duty that includes a list of Marines in the unit. Finally, there is information regarding the 50 year reunion which took place in...
Benjamin Franklin Day letters
Collection — Folder S0342
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Franklin Day in Buena Vista, Virginia to his niece Jenny ranging from 1931 to 1932 regarding daily life, current events, family news and history, recollections of his life, including his time in the U.S. Navy.
Benjamin Johnston land deed
Collection — Folder OB052
Scope and Contents This collection contains one land grant issued to Benjamin Johnston for land in Yohogania County, Virginia on March 7, 1785.
Benjamin Wilson Smith collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his...
Blaze Robertson collection
Collection — Folder S1125
Scope and Contents There are twenty-two photocopied pages, some typed and some handwritten, in this collection. Charles Boswell wrote one page entitled "Reminiscences." Five pages list descendants but without any dates. Eight pages are excerpts from an 1813 diary by Mr. Robertson [first name unknown], and were typed by Ben H. Robertson, Distributing Company of Tacoma, Washington, during January 1958. The next seven pages are hand-written and give a history of the Robertson family. The last page, dated November 1,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Blaze Robertson collection
Caroline Depew Williamson manuscript
Collection — Folder S1432
Scope and Contents This three-page, typed manuscript is entitled "Recollections of My Childhood Days," written by Caroline Depew Williamson on January 3, 1897, when she was 86 years old. She begins with her birth in Virginia and move to Indiana when she was twelve years old. Caroline tells about the hazardous journey in November and December 1822. After a short stay in Paoli, the family moved to Orleans. She attended a subscription school, where her favorite teacher was Mr. Proctor. At the age of 16, she became a...
Carson family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters and other documents, including legal transactions, from various members of the Carson family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa and Virginia ranging from 1825 to 1915, with some undated regarding family matters, Quaker meetings, and legal transactions.
Dates: 1825-1915, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Carson family papers
Daniel W. Voorhees letters
Collection — Folder S1343
Scope and Contents The two letters in this collection were written in ink and signed by D. W. Voorhees. The oldest letter, dated June 20, 1860, was written to Colonel Richard W. Thompson in Washington, D.C. about Daniel's trip to the nation's capital. He wrote: "I start tomorrow to Charlottesville, Va. I will spend some time on the way and will reach there on Saturday the 30th, and one of the chief pleasures I anticipate is in meeting you and George Hughes according to promise. I do wish you will come. I am...
Dates: 1860, 1873
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Daniel W. Voorhees letters
Duncan family collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the research material of Mary Ann Duncan Dobson.
Found in: Genealogy / Duncan family collection
Edward S. Scott journal
Collection — Folder S1154
Scope and Contents The collection includes a signed, typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal, dated February 9-18, 1864, describing his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward S. Scott journal