Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1325
Scope and Contents This advertising card states, "The Well-Known Card Writer and Penman, Captain Tyler, Teacher of Penmanship, Fort Wayne, Ind. Public Schools." On the back, it says "Mr. Dunn. Please have the slates ready for me Wednesday afternoon first thing at 1:30 and oblige. Respt. Capt. Tyler."
Dates: circa 1880-1900s
Collection — Folder S1503
Scope and Contents This collection includes copybooks from Kittie Thompson, Lillie Thompson, Lovina Dawson Thompson, Ezekiel Shoemake and Jennie F. Dobbins ranging from 1803 to 1889, with one date unknown regarding Spencerian and other methods of penmanship.
Dates: 1806-1893, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two ciphering books used to practice mathematical operations, such as addition, subtraction, reductions, federal money, dry measure, and decimals. The first book has entries ranging from 1826 to 1828 and belonged to Lorenzo Dow Frost. There are a few other names that have been added to the book, including Samuel Sweet. There are a few loose papers that were inserted into the volume and these include two pages regarding a St. Valentine's Day poem from 1860. The back of...
Collection — Folder S1401
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents collected by Louis Wien, Jr. ranging from 1832 to 1918 and undated, including an "experience song" written for Thomas Whiteside on November 28, 1832; a January 23, 1841 deed signed by John W. Whiteside and William Hardy, both of Hancock County, Indiana; documents regarding penmanship by Benjamin Nixon and Nathan Earlywine (1843 and undated); rules of conduct and attendance list for school district no. 6, Shelby County, Indiana (1853-1854); William Vansickle vs...
Dates: 1832-1918, undated