Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S624
Scope and Contents This collection contains a draft of the manuscript, "A Little Girl of the Sixties," by Florence Emerson Heffley. The manuscript is 48 typewritten pages and includes handwritten corrections and a few pages of additional notes. Heffley's narrative relates stories and genealogical information about her great-grandparents, Abraham and Sarah Dayton Jacobus, her grandparents Hettie and Luke Allen Emerson, and her mother, Almira Georgiana Herbert, the "Little Girl of the Sixties," from 1818 to 1938. ...
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Ida Fogleman and her parents and others in Indiana, Illinois, California and elsewhere; telegrams; genealogy; an application for membership in Society of Indiana Pioneers; newspaper clippings; postcards; an expense book; a school memory book; a teacher's license; a memory book from a party; financial papers; photographs; and Ida's instructions to her estate executor ranging from 1859 to 1950 regarding family and school life, friendships, career and estate...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of notebooks on Shelby County history and genealogy, including copies of newspaper stories and reminiscences on Shelby County in the 19th century. The collection also contains a published map titled Shelbyville Indiana Wards and Precincts (ca. 1932) (OB053), a published plat book titled, Plat Book of Shelby County, Indiana, Keyes Map Service, Peru, Indiana (circa 1932), and a hand-drawn map titled Original Town of Shelbyville...
Dates: 1932, 1957, undated
Collection — Folder S1933
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied documents regarding George Quincy Wilkinson and his family of Henry County, Indiana. The collection includes a November 30, 1839 contract to teach a "common English school" for three months; a list of children in the classes in 1840 and 1841 and a list of students with the number of days they were sent to school; an undated photograph of Wilkinson; a 1978 one paragraph essay about the Wilkinson farm, the Hog Pen Branch stream and hog butchering; and two...
Collection — Folder S2053
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of a typewritten letter sent from Canoga Park, California by Gertrude Butcher and addressed to "Dear Barbara." The recipient of the letter was most likely Barbara Sheehe Hanson, the great-granddaughter of Jennie Brown Doremus Dilworth. In the letter, Gertude Butcher shares genealogical information regarding the Brown and Doremus family. There are also brief mentions of the Campbell, McCreary and Hatton families.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection — Folder S651
Collection — Folder S653
Collection — Folder S1213
Collection — Folder S2515
Scope and Contents This collection consists of eleven letters written to and from Paul H. Bruns between July 27 and August 9, 1977, documenting his efforts to find records on his father, John Englebrecht Bruns, particulary his arrival in the U.S., his activities, and acquisition of citizenship. The letters have information about Paul's mother, Sonora Smith, her father, her sister Adeline, and her brothers, Lyman and James.