Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S182
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and diary entries from Elmer Ellsworth in Illinois in 1859 regarding life and newspaper clippings, transcripts of newspaper clippings, headlines and speeches from Francis E. Brownell and others in New York and elsewhere ranging from 1861 to 1901 regarding the death of Col. Elmer Ellsworth in 1861.
Collection — Folder S129
Scope and Contents This collection includes a signed, autographed letter from Josephine Niles in Indianapolis, Indiana to her cousin Marietta in New York and a portion of poetry, "Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight," written by the poet, Rose Hartwick Thorpe in Mishawaka, Indiana ranging from 1845 to 1880 regarding life in school and dealing with difficulties.
Collection — Folder S409
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, invitations and calling cards, accounts, stamps, newspaper clippings, membership cards, legal documents, and other papers, as well as photographs, negatives, lantern slides, artwork, textiles, and realia from members of the Hibben and Ketcham families in Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, and Europe ranging from circa 1840 to 1937 regarding family, military, legal, and social matters. Much of the early correspondence belonged to Sarah...
Dates: circa 1840-1937
Collection — Folder S2641
Scope and Contents The collection contains an eight-page typed Xerox copy of the family tree was prepared in 1926 by Elsie Howlett, with the assistance of Jane L. Howlett and Dr. William Howlett Garner. It begins with Parley Hewlett and lists the children by his wife Bathsheba: (1) Eunice; (2) Christiana; (3) Parley II; (4) Herman; (5) Martha; (6) Seneca; (7) Parker; and (8) Daniel. The descendants of Parker Parley are given from page four to the end. One page is a newspaper article from the...
Collection — Folder S1103
Scope and Contents This collection is a copy of the small travel journal used by J. Adam Clark in 1854. Most of the penmanship is too faint to read, perhaps because it was in pencil. On page 30, the writing appears to be in ink and therefore easy to read. He traveled to several places in Michigan. In Chicago, he visited cousin George and "took tea with him." He went to Detroit, Buffalo, and Lancaster. On page 34, he wrote: "I have been gone something over 2 months, have travelled over Michigan, part of Indiana,...
Collection — Folder S1110
Scope and Contents Mary Elizabeth (Ball) Peddle of Terre Haute, Indiana, wrote this 31-page article about her grandfather, Joseph Richardson, and her grandmother Elizabeth Bennett Richardson. The typed document tells about their 1816 trek from New York to Indiana with the seven children. An eighth child was born that summer. Mary tells about her mother's oldest sister, Aunt Matilda, who was Jane Matilda, between 13 and 14 during the trip. Mary's mother is called Betsy (page 12). The Richardson family came to...
Collection — Folder S255
Scope and Contents This collection includes a signed, autographed letter from Melville D. Landon in New York on 1879/01/12 and a newspaper clipping regarding his books and lectures, as well as travel on railroads.
Scope and Contents This collection includes school compositions, financial documents, autographed and typed correspondence, newspaper clippings, greeting cards and sympathy cards, business advertisements, certificates of completion, and school event programs from Pearl Lloyd and others in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, New York and elsewhere ranging from 1869 to 1956, regarding teachers, education, family matters, and financial matters.
Dates: 1869-1956; undated
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...