Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0791
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an essay about William Bratton, a member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and later resident of Waynetown, Indiana, written by his great-granddaughter, Maud Bratton Chesterson, and read at the Daughters of 1812 meeting at Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1931. The research for Mrs. Chesterson's article was done by Anna Kruger and the collection contains photocopies of Anna's essay on William Bratton (ca. 1930s) as well as her essay on the history of...
Collection — Folder S2417
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 29-page essay about Nikola Tesla written and read by Asa J. Smith before the Century Club of Indianapolis, Indiana on Tuesday, May 24, 1949. The essay was written as a "brief" review of a biography of Tesla authored by John J. O'Neill and Smith states that his paper was written from the "point of view of a layman in a field inscrutable even to many experts."
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and from Booth Tarkington from individuals such as Richard F. Ward, Indianapolis journalist Mary Dyer Lemon, the Silberman brothers (art dealers in New York), typescripts of essays and poems, and other miscellaneous documents. There is also an oversize folder with other materials (OB173).
Collection — Folder S023
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a typed document entitled "Tales of a Wayside Tavern: A Few Yarns Spun by Bige Hatfield” written by Carl Anderson in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, undated, regarding the Lewis House inn and the stories told there by "Bige Hatfield" during the early 20th century.
Collection — Folder S2271
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items from Carroll and Mima Johnson of Bedford, Indiana, including two essays written by Mary Francis Glover regarding the Jamestown Settlement (April 10, 1871) and Mammoth Cave (May 30, 1873); a circular advertisement for "Object-Lessons in Physiology," a book written by Dr. Hamilton Stillson of Bedford to help common school teachers teach physiology to beginners without a textbook (circa 1884); an envelope addressed to J. M. Johnson (May 16, 1884); a receipt...
Dates: 1871-circa 1909
Collection — Folder S2158
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of the Hamilton Church," a four-page essay about the St. Joseph County, Indiana church written by Edwin Dunlavy around 1937. The collection also includes an additional page with two paragraphs with the headings "Some Facts about Hamilton Church, St. Joseph County" and "The New Carlisle Collegiate Institute." The two paragraphs are copies of exerpts from A History of St. Joseph County, a...
Dates: circa 1937
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following documents related to Elkhart County, Indiana: photostat copies of a poll list and tally sheet from the election of town trustees held on May 4, 1846 at Goshen; an agreement between C.W. Stevens and George D. Copeland and Myron E. Cole regarding the sale of the Goshen Times and a list of advanced payments of subscribers of the newspaper from June 1862; a July 24, 1897 letter sent to George Leonard Chaney of Leominster,...
Dates: 1846-circa 1977
Collection — Folder S2429
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "The History of Westminster Presbyterian Church Which Celebrated its 60th Anniversary February 22, 1948," a typewritten essay by Ella E. Frietzsche, a charter member of the Indianapolis, Indiana church. The first four pages of the history were originally written for the church's 50th anniversary in 1938 and Frietzsche added a fifth page to the essay with additional information for the congregation's 60th anniversary.
Scope and Contents This collection contains items ranging from 1859 to circa 1942 collected or created by Eugene Studebaker Wierbach, including an April 5, 1866 document signed by J.B. Armstrong (Elizabethtown, Indiana) giving permission for his son Levi to marry; two Presbyterian circulars regarding the 1875 meeting of the council of Elders at the General Assembly in Cleveland; a small broadside of a proclamation announcing the death of Muncie Mayor Frank Ellis on October 29, 1890; and a 1930 newspaper...
Dates: 1859-circa 1942
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence of Socialist Party Executive Secretary Otto Branstertter, with and regarding Debs during 1920–1923, including letters regarding amnesty for Debs and other people imprisoned for their opposition to World War 1, as well as letters regarding Socialist Party politics and Debs role in the party following his release from prison. Also included are Debs’ writings on the labor movement, his essay on Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1922), statements of Debs...