Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
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,...
Scope and Contents This collection includes 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 daughter regarding...
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.
Collection — Folder S346
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from D. A. Rothrock in Bloomington, Indiana on September 18, 1907 regarding additional copies of the proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. Of special note is that the letterhead reads "University of Indiana," instead of Indiana University.
Collection — Folder S0687
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of clippings of articles regarding accounts from World War II, Don Howard and his family, and Santa Clara High School (California) sports ranging from 1944 to 1953. The articles were clipped from the Evansville Press (Indiana) and the Oxnard Press-Courier (California) newspapers. Included in the collection are six articles written by Ernie Pyle from Okinawa, Japan in April, 1945; a copy of the October 15, 1945 edition of The Evening Times newpaper from...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the diaries of Letha Falls (1941-1953). Also included are family correspondence, letters written by a serviceman to Dorothea Falls from Europe during World War II, photographs, and genealogical information.
Collection — Folder S1167
Scope and Contents This collection includes one diary from Ebenezer Sharpe in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1851 to 1853, concerning daily life in the capitol, family life, and teaching, as well as clippings of "A Hoosier Listening Post" by Kate Milner Rabb.