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Essays

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Anna E. Kruger papers

 Collection — Folder S0791
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1931-1965

Carl Anderson papers

 Collection — Folder S023
Identifier: S0023
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.
Dates: undated

Edwin W. Dunlavy, "History of the Hamilton Church" essay

 Collection — Folder S2158
Identifier: 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

Eugene Studebaker Wierbach collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3093
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

Eugene V. Debs collection

 Collection
Identifier: L230
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...
Dates: 1895-1935

Florence Riddick Boys papers

 Collection
Identifier: L424
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed sketches and other writings, newspaper articles, pamphlets, correspondence, magazine books, editorials, and photographs from Florence Riddick Boys ranging from 1898 to 1982, regarding the life of Florence Riddick Boys and her husband, Samuel B. Boys, "Woman's Page" and her authorship, the Republican Party, women's suffrage, and public welfare.
Dates: 1898-1982

Frank C. Stewart essay

 Collection — Folder S1252
Identifier: S1252
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 12-page typed essay entitled "Yesterdays" by Dr. Frank C. Steward circa 1910 regarding Stewart's road trip with his daughter, uncle and aunt to visit places he remembered as a child around Peru and La Fontaine, Indiana. He presented his paper to the Century Club of Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1910

Freda Whitlatch essay

 Collection — Folder S1397
Identifier: S1397
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of the essay “History of the Milan Schools as of 1954” by Freda Whitlatch. The essay discusses the progression of the Milan school from a one-room building with only a few students to a school that offered a variety of educational opportunities and extracurricular activities for the approximately 673 students enrolled in the school in 1954.
Dates: 1954

Frederick Polley collection

 Collection
Identifier: L438
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of sketches and sketch reproductions by Frederick Polley in Indiana ranging from 1923 to 1946.
Dates: 1923-1946

George Ade collection

 Collection
Identifier: S0007
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the life and work of George Ade ranging from 1928 to 1944, such as his correspondence with Esther McNitt, Cyril Clemens, Hazel B. Warren, John T. McCutcheon, C.A. Kiler, Ella McCray and Willis Lyman. This collection also contains several copies of handwritten manuscripts, such as "Bessie", "Regarding Pie”, and “The Fun of Handling Crowds”. There is also a copy of Ade’s will, a manuscript copy of a booklet designed by Ade for the Indiana...
Dates: 1928-1944