Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the handwritten "Reminiscences of Army Life" by Addison Sleeth. His 173-page memoir begins with his enlistment in Company G, 52 Indiana Volunteer Regiment on October 28, 1861 and continues through to his mustering out on September 10, 1865 at Montgomery, Alabama and his trip home. The memoir is undated, but there is a handwritten entry added to the last page that notes Sleeth's death on September 18, 1912 at 7:30 p.m. The collection also includes a set of photocopies of...
Dates: 1877 and undated
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Dr. Albert Mock's unpublished manuscripts, "Three Centuries of Hoosier Education" and "Three Centuries American Life" compiled and written circa 1960s. The collection includes typewritten drafts; typewritten and handwritten rough drafts; newspaper clippings; research notes; and various publications regarding education ranging from 1856 to 1967. Items of note include a copy of the 1856 "A Sketch of the Educational History of Wayne County, and the...
Collection — Folder S2396
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autograph album published by J. C. Riker of New York and used by Allen Jay. The entries range from 1852 to 1860 and include poems, personal notes, and signatures addressed to Jay. The bulk of the entries were written by individuals associated with Farmers Institute, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
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...
Collection — Folder S2443
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of an article published in the February 25, 1930 Indianapolis News that was written by Blanche Stillson about two portraits of Dr. and Mrs. C. G. McLean that were given to the Herron Art Institute. The article relates Dr. McLean's background and the history of the McLean Female Institute, a seminary for women in Indianapolis that operated for about 15 years before closing shortly after the U.S. Civil War. The article...
Dates: circa 1930
Collection — Folder S1327
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Burton Alva Konkle from James Denny, as well as his wife, ranging from 1880 to 1883 regarding teaching positions and everyday life experiences, including political beliefs.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a World War I diary, a photograph, and other items from Charles L. White, ranging from 1918 to 1919, during World War I. The diary contains White's account of military life, including trials of army life in France, specifically mentioning the food, weather, and living conditions. There are also a photocopy and a typed transcript copy of the diary, as well as a small photograph, positive print and negative, of a soldier, a document to his mother, and a French war bond...
Collection — Folder S1293
Scope and Contents This collection includes report cards, souvenir booklets, and examination questions from Clinton County schools in Clinton County, Indiana, ranging from 1904 to 1914. There are three report cards for Mary Stephenson (1904-1907); a certificate of credits for Mila Bolt from the Frankfort City Schools high school (1905-1906); a card for admitting Ruth Lee to Frankfort City Schools high school (June 7, 1907); two public school souvenir booklets and a souvenir card from Farmer Chapel Public School...
Collection — Folder S0213
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Constance Fenimore Woolson in Cairo, Egypt to Catharine Merrill in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 12, 1890 regarding her fondness for Merrill and their time together at Cleveland Female Seminary, her travels in Europe, the Middle East, and Egypt, her former schoolmates in Indianapolis, and her writing.